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Fixed Income

BGF World Bond Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.
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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Dec-2014
To
31-Dec-2015
From
31-Dec-2015
To
31-Dec-2016
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31-Dec-2016
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31-Dec-2017
From
31-Dec-2017
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31-Dec-2018
From
31-Dec-2018
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31-Dec-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Dec 31, 2019

10.68 5.39 -9.77 4.22 10.02
Benchmark (%) Index: BBG Barc Global Agg USD Hedged to EUR Index<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

as of Dec 31, 2019

12.53 7.06 -9.50 6.89 10.15
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Mar 27, 2020 USD 1,201.245
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Sep 4, 1985
Share Class Inception Date Dec 1, 2006
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Bond - USD Hedged
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Global Agg USD Hedged to EUR Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0277197678
Bloomberg Ticker MERWEE2
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43DK81
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LGA_500EUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 29, 2020 6.75
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 29, 2020 7.57
5y Beta as of Feb 29, 2020 0.921

Ratings

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 3.29 05/23/2029 5.86
UMBS 30YR TBA(REG A) 2.58
TREASURY (CPI) NOTE 0.5 04/15/2024 2.33
GNMA2 30YR 2019 PRODUCTION 1.02
GNMA2 30YR 2016 PRODUCTION 0.77
Name Weight (%)
INDIA (REPUBLIC OF) 7.27 04/08/2026 0.77
FNMA 30YR 2016 PRODUCTION 0.68
FGOLD 30YR 3% MLB 125K 2013 0.67
UK CONV GILT 1.75 09/07/2037 0.63
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 2.94 10/17/2024 0.55
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are subject to change.

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
E2 EUR Accumulating 66.71 0.91 1.38 71.21 63.69 - LU0277197678 - -
X2 Hgd NZD Accumulating 11.84 0.16 1.37 12.78 11.46 - LU1288049783 - -
X2 Hgd DKK Accumulating 113.56 1.69 1.51 122.30 109.76 - LU0862984498 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 10.08 0.15 1.51 10.85 9.74 - LU1830001282 - -
X2 Hgd NOK Accumulating 13.57 0.20 1.50 14.64 13.11 - LU0739658705 - -
A3 USD Monthly 57.44 0.87 1.54 61.66 55.48 - LU0184696853 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 73.43 1.10 1.52 78.85 70.94 - LU0184697075 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 10.84 0.16 1.50 11.64 10.47 - LU1087925589 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 79.47 1.20 1.53 85.31 76.76 - LU0184696937 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.13 0.15 1.50 10.92 9.79 - LU0308772333 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 186.77 2.75 1.49 201.35 180.57 - LU0330917880 - -
A1 USD Daily 57.52 0.87 1.54 61.78 55.56 - LU0012053665 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 12.58 0.18 1.45 13.59 12.17 - LU0757589873 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 192.22 2.83 1.49 207.18 185.84 - LU0827888594 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.62 0.16 1.40 12.56 11.24 - LU0808759830 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.67 0.16 1.39 12.61 11.29 - LU0871639547 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 101.54 1.56 1.56 108.97 98.01 - LU1529944784 - -
X2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 14.28 0.21 1.49 15.38 13.81 - LU0372548510 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 89.76 1.36 1.54 96.30 86.70 - LU0184697158 - -
D3 USD Monthly 57.52 0.87 1.54 61.73 55.56 - LU0827888321 - -
C1 USD Daily 57.90 0.87 1.53 62.20 55.94 - LU0184697588 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 202.72 2.99 1.50 218.43 195.98 - LU0692855462 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 83.67 1.27 1.54 89.80 80.82 - LU0297941972 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Rick Rieder
Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income and Head of the Global Allocation Investment Team in the Multi-Asset Strategies Group

Rick Rieder, Managing Director, is BlackRock's Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income, Head of the Global Allocation Investment Team in the Multi-Asset Strategies Group, a member of BlackRock's Global Operating Committee and Chairman of the firm-wide BlackRock Investment Council.

Russell Brownback
Russell Brownback
Aidan Doyle (FI)
Aidan Doyle (FI)
Trevor Slaven
Trevor Slaven

Literature

Literature