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Fixed Income

BGF Global Government 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
30-Sep-2014
To
30-Sep-2015
From
30-Sep-2015
To
30-Sep-2016
From
30-Sep-2016
To
30-Sep-2017
From
30-Sep-2017
To
30-Sep-2018
From
30-Sep-2018
To
30-Sep-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Sep 30, 2019

2.15 6.31 -0.83 -1.33 10.95
Benchmark (%) Index: FTSE WGBI Index 100% Hedged in USD<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 Sep 30, 2019

3.93 6.76 -1.39 0.95 11.76
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 Dec 6, 2019 USD 810.501
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date May 14, 1987
Share Class Inception Date May 14, 1987
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Bond - USD Hedged
Benchmark Index FTSE WGBI Index 100% Hedged in USD
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0006061385
Bloomberg Ticker MIGSDGI
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 0938963
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker SBWGC
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Nov 30, 2019 2.91
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Nov 30, 2019 3.22
5y Beta as of Nov 30, 2019 0.916

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Global Government Bond Fund, Class A2, as of Nov 30, 2019 rated against 273 Global Bond - USD Hedged Funds.

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Nov 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY (CPI) NOTE 0.5 04/15/2024 8.45
UMBS 30YR TBA(REG A) 4.90
UMBS 30YR TBA 2.11
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 20YR #130 1.8 09/20/2031 1.21
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 30YR #54 0.8 03/20/2047 1.21
Name Weight (%)
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) 0 05/25/2021 1.20
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 2YR #403 0.1 08/01/2021 1.18
TREASURY NOTE 1.5 09/15/2022 1.13
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) 0 04/05/2024 1.12
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #318 1 09/20/2021 1.11
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Nov 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Nov 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Nov 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Nov 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Nov 29, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Nov 29, 2019

% 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
A2 USD Accumulating 30.84 -0.02 -0.06 31.58 28.44 - LU0006061385 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 23.62 -0.02 -0.08 24.28 22.06 - LU0147382310 - -
X2 Hgd NOK - 107.66 -0.07 -0.06 110.21 99.66 - LU1806518707 - -
I4 Hgd EUR - 10.24 -0.01 -0.10 10.70 9.81 - LU1811366183 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 11.22 -0.01 -0.09 11.46 10.26 - LU0462857607 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 31.88 -0.02 -0.06 32.62 29.30 - LU0540001038 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 20.26 -0.01 -0.05 20.97 19.49 - LU0297943838 - -
D3 Hgd EUR Monthly 18.76 -0.01 -0.05 19.41 17.98 - LU0827881821 - -
C1 USD Daily 20.22 -0.01 -0.05 20.77 18.88 - LU0331285410 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 27.62 -0.02 -0.07 28.48 26.16 - LU0329591563 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 10.03 0.00 0.00 10.33 9.49 - LU1484781395 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 26.39 -0.02 -0.08 27.23 25.08 - LU0297942863 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.22 -0.01 -0.09 11.55 10.57 - LU1083813532 - -
A1 USD Daily 21.73 -0.01 -0.05 22.29 20.21 - LU0118256485 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 11.23 -0.01 -0.09 11.49 10.31 - LU1567964413 - -
A3 USD Monthly 21.76 -0.01 -0.05 22.33 20.25 - LU0172412149 - -
X2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 102.62 -0.07 -0.07 105.51 96.47 - LU1495984053 - -
A3 Hgd HKD Monthly 102.32 -0.07 -0.07 105.09 95.83 - LU1484781478 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 23.79 -0.02 -0.08 24.58 22.72 - LU0297944059 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 27.90 -0.02 -0.07 28.62 25.87 - LU0090845412 - -
D3 USD Monthly 21.78 -0.02 -0.09 22.37 20.27 - LU0827882043 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 18.74 -0.01 -0.05 19.38 17.96 - LU0297943168 - -
C1 Hgd EUR Daily 17.79 -0.01 -0.06 18.42 17.11 - LU0297940818 - -
C3 USD Monthly 21.21 -0.02 -0.09 21.80 19.81 - LU0172412495 - -
A1 Hgd EUR Daily 18.90 -0.01 -0.05 19.54 18.12 - LU0297940495 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Bob Miller
Managing Director, Head of Americas Fundamental Fixed Income

Bob Miller, Managing Director, is head of Americas Fundamental Fixed Income within BlackRock's Global Fixed Income group and a member of the Global Fixed Income Executive Committee.

Aidan Doyle (FI)
Aidan Doyle (FI)

Literature

Literature