Fixed Income

iShares Euro Government Bond Index Fund (IE)

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. 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. The fund invests a large portion of assets which are denominated in other currencies; hence changes in the relevant exchange rate will affect the value of the investment. The fund invests in fixed interest securities such as corporate or government bonds which pay a fixed or variable rate of interest (also known as the ‘coupon’) and behave similarly to a loan. These securities are therefore exposed to changes in interest rates which will affect the value of any securities held. Certain developing countries are especially large debtors to commercial banks and foreign governments. Investment in debt obligations (sovereign debt) issued or guaranteed by developing governments or their agencies involve a high degree of risk.
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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Mar-2015
To
31-Mar-2016
From
31-Mar-2016
To
31-Mar-2017
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31-Mar-2017
To
31-Mar-2018
From
31-Mar-2018
To
31-Mar-2019
From
31-Mar-2019
To
31-Mar-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2020

0.85 -1.68 3.15 2.06 4.54
Benchmark (%) Index: FTSE EMU Government Bond 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 Mar 31, 2020

0.79 -1.73 3.13 1.96 4.38
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

This fund does not have any distributions data as of now.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets as of May 21, 2020 EUR 1,512,523,024
Net Assets of Fund as of May 21, 2020 EUR 2,634,023,448
Base Currency EUR
Share Class Currency EUR
Fund Inception Date Nov 25, 2016
Share Class Inception Date Nov 5, 2001
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category EUR Government Bond
Benchmark Index FTSE EMU Government Bond Index
Domicile Ireland
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited
ISIN IE0031080751
Bloomberg Ticker BARGVBI
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 3108075
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker 1
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 250000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 50000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for iShares Euro Government Bond Index Fund (IE), Flex, as of Apr 30, 2020 rated against 595 EUR Government Bond Funds.

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Apr 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 4.5 04/25/2041 0.99
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 3.5 04/25/2026 0.96
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 5.5 04/25/2029 0.93
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 4.25 10/25/2023 0.91
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.5 05/25/2031 0.87
Name Weight (%)
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 2.5 05/25/2030 0.86
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 1.75 05/25/2023 0.82
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 5.75 10/25/2032 0.81
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 2.5 07/04/2044 0.81
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 2.75 10/25/2027 0.80
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Apr 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Apr 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 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
Flex EUR Accumulating 25.18 0.02 0.10 25.97 24.08 25.17 IE0031080751 25.19 -
Class Flexible Hedged SEK - 9.77 0.01 0.10 10.08 9.51 9.77 IE00BD0DT800 9.78 -
Inst EUR Annual 10.06 0.01 0.10 10.39 9.81 10.06 IE00B1N7ZB00 10.07 -
D EUR Accumulating 10.99 0.01 0.10 11.34 10.52 10.99 IE00BD0NC037 11.00 -
Inst EUR Accumulating 24.50 0.02 0.10 25.29 23.45 24.49 IE0031080868 24.52 -
Class Flexible Hedged GBP - 10.94 0.01 0.11 11.29 10.52 10.93 IE00BYWHDP26 10.94 -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Francis Rayner
Francis Rayner

Literature

Literature