Fixed Income

BGF Global Government Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Dec-2013
To
31-Dec-2014
From
31-Dec-2014
To
31-Dec-2015
From
31-Dec-2015
To
31-Dec-2016
From
31-Dec-2016
To
31-Dec-2017
From
31-Dec-2017
To
31-Dec-2018
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Dec 31, 2018

6.46 -1.16 1.55 1.11 -0.78
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 Dec 31, 2018

8.35 1.30 3.75 2.14 2.60
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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Distributions

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date
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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Feb 15, 2019 USD 641.187
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date May 14, 1987
Share Class Inception Date Jul 1, 2002
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 LU0331285410
Bloomberg Ticker MUSDBCD
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7558405
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker SBWGC
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Jan 31, 2019 2.72
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Jan 31, 2019 2.79
5y Beta as of Jan 31, 2019 0.884

Ratings

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jan 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #318 1 09/20/2021 2.45
GERMANY (FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF) RegS 0 06/12/2020 1.98
TREASURY NOTE 2.5 06/30/2020 1.82
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 30YR #54 0.8 03/20/2047 1.73
TREASURY NOTE 2 10/31/2022 1.72
Name Weight (%)
TREASURY NOTE 2.375 01/31/2023 1.69
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 0 05/25/2021 1.63
TREASURY NOTE 1.5 02/28/2023 1.56
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 20YR #130 1.8 09/20/2031 1.49
FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF) RegS 0.5 05/25/2025 1.28
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 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
C1 USD Daily 19.23 0.00 0.00 19.24 18.59 - LU0331285410 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 10.54 0.00 0.00 10.54 10.12 - LU1567964413 - -
A3 Hgd HKD Monthly 97.51 -0.02 -0.02 97.94 94.46 - LU1484781478 - -
X2 Hgd SEK Accumulating 97.99 -0.03 -0.03 98.67 95.12 - LU1495984053 - -
A3 Hgd GBP Monthly 9.64 0.00 0.00 9.74 9.36 - LU1484781395 - -
C3 USD Monthly 20.17 -0.01 -0.05 20.19 19.50 - LU0172412495 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 26.54 -0.01 -0.04 26.84 25.81 - LU0329591563 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 29.93 -0.01 -0.03 29.94 28.77 - LU0540001038 - -
A3 Hgd EUR Monthly 18.19 -0.01 -0.05 18.57 17.75 - LU0297943168 - -
X2 Hgd NOK - 101.57 -0.03 -0.03 101.65 98.02 - LU1806518707 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 26.38 -0.01 -0.04 26.39 25.43 - LU0090845412 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 22.47 0.00 0.00 22.48 21.72 - LU0147382310 - -
D3 Hgd EUR Monthly 18.21 -0.01 -0.05 18.60 17.77 - LU0827881821 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 23.01 -0.01 -0.04 23.44 22.45 - LU0297944059 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.73 -0.01 -0.09 10.80 10.42 - LU1083813532 - -
A1 USD Daily 20.61 0.00 0.00 20.61 19.88 - LU0118256485 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 19.71 -0.01 -0.05 20.22 19.28 - LU0297943838 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 25.43 -0.01 -0.04 25.79 24.76 - LU0297942863 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 10.49 0.00 0.00 10.49 10.06 - LU0462857607 - -
C1 Hgd EUR Daily 17.31 -0.01 -0.06 17.75 16.93 - LU0297940818 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 29.04 0.00 0.00 29.05 27.95 - LU0006061385 - -
D3 USD Monthly 20.67 0.00 0.00 20.67 19.94 - LU0827882043 - -
I4 Hgd EUR - 9.96 0.00 0.00 10.01 9.68 - LU1811366183 - -
A1 Hgd EUR Daily 18.35 0.00 0.00 18.73 17.90 - LU0297940495 - -
A3 USD Monthly 20.64 -0.01 -0.05 20.65 19.91 - LU0172412149 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Bob Miller
Managing Director, Head of U.S. Multi-Sector Fixed Income

  

Aidan Doyle (FI)
Aidan Doyle (FI)

Literature

Literature