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Fixed Income

BGF World Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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.

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Reinvestments

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

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Mar 30, 2020 USD 1,206.323
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Sep 4, 1985
Share Class Inception Date Jan 9, 2013
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Bond - GBP Hedged
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Global Aggregate Index (USD Hedged)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0871639547
Bloomberg Ticker BWBD2PH
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B8FRCM7
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEGATRUH
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Feb 29, 2020 2.56
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2019 10.55
5y Beta as of Feb 29, 2020 0.937

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Bond Fund, Class D2 Hedged, as of Feb 29, 2020 rated against 174 Global Bond - GBP Hedged Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective Jan 9, 2020)

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
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.72 0.05 0.43 12.61 11.29 - LU0871639547 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 66.87 0.16 0.24 71.21 63.69 - LU0277197678 - -
X2 Hgd DKK Accumulating 114.08 0.52 0.46 122.30 109.76 - LU0862984498 - -
X2 Hgd NOK Accumulating 13.63 0.06 0.44 14.64 13.11 - LU0739658705 - -
X2 Hgd NZD Accumulating 11.90 0.06 0.51 12.78 11.46 - LU1288049783 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 187.61 0.84 0.45 201.35 180.57 - LU0330917880 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 12.64 0.06 0.48 13.59 12.17 - LU0757589873 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 79.86 0.39 0.49 85.31 76.76 - LU0184696937 - -
A3 USD Monthly 57.72 0.28 0.49 61.66 55.48 - LU0184696853 - -
X2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 14.35 0.07 0.49 15.38 13.81 - LU0372548510 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 90.20 0.44 0.49 96.30 86.70 - LU0184697158 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 73.79 0.36 0.49 78.85 70.94 - LU0184697075 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.18 0.05 0.49 10.92 9.79 - LU0308772333 - -
A1 USD Daily 57.79 0.27 0.47 61.78 55.56 - LU0012053665 - -
C1 USD Daily 58.18 0.28 0.48 62.20 55.94 - LU0184697588 - -
D3 USD Monthly 57.80 0.28 0.49 61.73 55.56 - LU0827888321 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 203.66 0.94 0.46 218.43 195.98 - LU0692855462 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 84.08 0.41 0.49 89.80 80.82 - LU0297941972 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 10.12 0.04 0.40 10.85 9.74 - LU1830001282 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 10.90 0.06 0.55 11.64 10.47 - LU1087925589 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.67 0.05 0.43 12.56 11.24 - LU0808759830 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 102.04 0.50 0.49 108.97 98.01 - LU1529944784 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 193.10 0.88 0.46 207.18 185.84 - LU0827888594 - -

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