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.

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

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jan 23, 2019 USD 1,339.325
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Sep 4, 1985
Share Class Inception Date Apr 2, 2004
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Bond - USD Hedged
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Global Aggregate Index (USD Hedged)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0184696853
Bloomberg Ticker MERWBA3
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43DJZ1
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEGATRUH
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 Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 2.41
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Dec 31, 2018 2.43
5y Beta as of Dec 31, 2018 0.898

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Bond Fund, Class A3, as of Dec 31, 2018 rated against 254 Global Bond - USD 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 16, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 2018
Name Weight (%)
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #318 1 09/20/2021 2.89
GNMA2 30YR 2016 PRODUCTION 2.62
TREASURY NOTE 2.75 07/31/2023 2.21
TREASURY NOTE 2.625 06/30/2023 1.85
ISH CORE EUR CORP BND ETF EUR DIST 1.46
Name Weight (%)
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #309 1.1 06/20/2020 1.27
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #350 0.1 03/20/2028 1.24
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 30YR #54 0.8 03/20/2047 1.23
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 20YR #130 1.8 09/20/2031 1.03
ISHARES J.P. MORGAN $ EMER MKTS BD 1.01
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Dec 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Dec 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 31, 2018

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Dec 31, 2018

% 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
A3 USD Monthly 55.64 0.04 0.07 56.17 54.41 - LU0184696853 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 99.50 0.08 0.08 101.91 97.63 - LU1529944784 - -
X2 Hgd NOK Accumulating 12.99 0.01 0.08 13.01 12.68 - LU0739658705 - -
X2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 14.01 0.01 0.07 14.28 13.77 - LU0372548510 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 70.30 0.05 0.07 70.44 68.65 - LU0184697075 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 12.14 0.01 0.08 12.19 11.86 - LU0757589873 - -
X2 Hgd NZD Accumulating 11.30 0.01 0.09 11.30 11.00 - LU1288049783 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.35 0.01 0.09 11.51 11.12 - LU0808759830 - -
X2 Hgd DKK Accumulating 110.66 0.07 0.06 112.60 108.69 - LU0862984498 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 61.85 -0.02 -0.03 61.90 55.66 - LU0277197678 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.01 0.01 0.10 10.26 9.85 - LU0308772333 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 184.48 0.11 0.06 189.19 181.57 - LU0330917880 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 197.87 0.12 0.06 200.90 194.18 - LU0692855462 - -
C1 USD Daily 56.08 0.04 0.07 56.64 54.88 - LU0184697588 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 9.19 0.01 0.11 9.56 9.06 - LU1484780744 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 84.41 0.06 0.07 84.41 82.07 - LU0184697158 - -
D3 USD Monthly 55.72 0.05 0.09 56.25 54.47 - LU0827888321 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 75.63 0.06 0.08 75.63 73.74 - LU0184696937 - -
A1 USD Daily 55.74 0.04 0.07 56.25 54.53 - LU0012053665 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 79.25 0.06 0.08 79.25 77.19 - LU0297941972 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 9.95 0.01 0.10 10.05 9.79 - LU1830001282 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 93.85 0.07 0.07 96.99 92.38 - LU1484780827 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 188.98 0.12 0.06 193.03 185.78 - LU0827888594 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.34 0.00 0.00 11.47 11.11 - LU0871639547 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Rick Rieder
Managing Director, Global Chief Investment Officer of Fixed Income

Rick Rieder

Aidan Doyle (FI)
Aidan Doyle (FI)

Literature

Literature