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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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Feb 21, 2019 USD 1,355.050
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Sep 4, 1985
Share Class Inception Date Jul 11, 2012
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 LU0757589873
Bloomberg Ticker BGWX2SH
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B7PGB42
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEGATRUH
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Jan 31, 2019 2.35
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Jan 31, 2019 2.40
5y Beta as of Jan 31, 2019 0.926

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Bond Fund, Class X2 Hedged, as of Jan 31, 2019 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 16, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jan 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
GNMA2 30YR 2016 PRODUCTION 2.45
TREASURY NOTE 2.75 07/31/2023 2.06
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #318 1 09/20/2021 1.55
ISH CORE EUR CORP BND ETF EUR DIST 1.39
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #350 0.1 03/20/2028 1.30
Name Weight (%)
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 30YR #54 0.8 03/20/2047 1.25
FNMA 30YR TBA(REG A) 4.5 03/13/2019 1.14
ISHARES J.P. MORGAN $ EMER MKTS BD 0.99
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 20YR #130 1.8 09/20/2031 0.98
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 2YR #396 0.1 01/01/2021 0.88
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
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 12.25 -0.01 -0.08 12.26 11.86 - LU0757589873 - -
X2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 14.12 -0.02 -0.14 14.20 13.77 - LU0372548510 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 62.59 -0.07 -0.11 62.96 56.23 - LU0277197678 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 10.02 -0.01 -0.10 10.05 9.79 - LU1830001282 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 80.10 -0.06 -0.07 80.16 77.19 - LU0297941972 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.08 -0.02 -0.20 10.19 9.85 - LU0308772333 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 10.36 -0.01 -0.10 10.37 9.98 - LU1087925589 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 71.00 -0.06 -0.08 71.06 68.65 - LU0184697075 - -
X2 Hgd DKK Accumulating 111.55 -0.12 -0.11 112.02 108.69 - LU0862984498 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.44 -0.01 -0.09 11.45 11.12 - LU0808759830 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 9.24 -0.01 -0.11 9.45 9.06 - LU1484780744 - -
A3 USD Monthly 56.16 -0.04 -0.07 56.20 54.41 - LU0184696853 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 199.50 -0.20 -0.10 199.92 194.18 - LU0692855462 - -
X2 Hgd NZD Accumulating 11.41 -0.01 -0.09 11.42 11.00 - LU1288049783 - -
D3 USD Monthly 56.23 -0.05 -0.09 56.28 54.47 - LU0827888321 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 185.85 -0.20 -0.11 187.88 181.57 - LU0330917880 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 85.35 -0.07 -0.08 85.42 82.07 - LU0184697158 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 100.15 -0.07 -0.07 101.16 97.63 - LU1529944784 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 76.41 -0.06 -0.08 76.47 73.74 - LU0184696937 - -
X2 Hgd NOK Accumulating 13.11 -0.01 -0.08 13.12 12.68 - LU0739658705 - -
A1 USD Daily 56.25 -0.05 -0.09 56.30 54.53 - LU0012053665 - -
C1 USD Daily 56.61 -0.04 -0.07 56.65 54.88 - LU0184697588 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 190.44 -0.20 -0.10 191.85 185.78 - LU0827888594 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 94.49 -0.09 -0.10 96.00 92.38 - LU1484780827 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.44 -0.01 -0.09 11.45 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