Fixed Income

BGF Emerging Markets Local Currency 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


The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in USD, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 21-Feb-19 USD 4,523.408
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 26-Jun-97
Inception Date 08-Feb-08
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Emerging Markets Bond - Local Currency
Benchmark Index JP Morgan GBI-EM Global Diversified Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0344905624
Bloomberg Ticker BGFLEX2
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43C3V2
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker ELMIPLUS
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of 31-Jan-19 11.60
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of 31-Jan-19 11.10
5y Beta as of 31-Jan-19 1.034

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund, Class X2, as of 31-Jan-19 rated against 653 Global Emerging Markets Bond - Local Currency Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Jan-19
Name Weight (%)
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO 10 01/01/2023 3.76
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO 10 01/01/2027 2.99
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF 10 01/01/2025 2.86
HUNGARY (REPUBLIC OF) 3 06/26/2024 2.12
COLOMBIA REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNMENT) 10 07/24/2024 1.98
Name Weight (%)
MEXICO (UNITED MEXICAN STATES) 10 11/20/2036 1.89
POLAND (REPUBLIC OF) 2.75 04/25/2028 1.83
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO 10 01/01/2021 1.78
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 8.5 01/31/2037 1.73
COLOMBIA (REPUBLIC OF) 7 06/30/2032 1.61
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 31-Jan-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jan-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jan-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of 31-Jan-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jan-19

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jan-19

% 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
Class X2 USD None 6.93 -0.02 -0.29 7.83 6.19 - LU0344905624 - -
Class X2 Hedged GBP None 9.81 -0.03 -0.30 11.35 8.85 - LU1505939139 - -
Class A2 CHF None 23.34 -0.06 -0.26 25.61 20.35 - LU0938162186 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 8.19 -0.02 -0.24 9.48 7.39 - LU0358998713 - -
Class I2 GBP - 18.91 -0.09 -0.47 20.13 17.03 - LU1741217027 - -
Class I5 EUR Quarterly 8.49 -0.02 -0.24 9.46 7.64 - LU0995350831 - -
Class S3 Hedged GBP - 10.51 -0.04 -0.38 10.71 10.00 - LU1911699996 - -
Class I3 Hedged GBP Monthly 6.96 -0.02 -0.29 8.61 6.46 - LU0995336418 - -
Class D2 CHF None 24.70 -0.05 -0.20 26.98 21.48 - LU1065150267 - -
Class X2 GBP None 5.31 -0.02 -0.38 5.62 4.77 - LU1688375267 - -
Class X2 AUD None 9.77 0.06 0.62 10.18 8.61 - LU1554267051 - -
Class A8 Hedged AUD Monthly 7.13 -0.02 -0.28 8.89 6.65 - LU1133072774 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 7.55 -0.02 -0.26 8.94 6.89 - LU0359002093 - -
Class I2 EUR None 21.76 -0.07 -0.32 22.83 19.00 - LU1559746307 - -
Class I2 CHF - 24.70 -0.06 -0.24 26.95 10.00 - LU1781817694 - -
Class A3 EUR Monthly 3.42 -0.01 -0.29 3.80 3.06 - LU0278457469 - -
Class C2 USD None 20.06 -0.06 -0.30 23.22 18.11 - LU0278476923 - -
Class D2 USD None 24.68 -0.07 -0.28 28.07 22.10 - LU0383940458 - -
Class A1 USD Daily 3.84 -0.01 -0.26 4.63 3.54 - LU0278477574 - -
Class D3 Hedged GBP Monthly 6.94 -0.02 -0.29 8.57 6.43 - LU0995345831 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 7.68 -0.03 -0.39 9.05 6.99 - LU0622213642 - -
Class A4 USD Annual 15.72 -0.05 -0.32 19.19 14.11 - LU0548402170 - -
Class A1 EUR Daily 3.39 -0.01 -0.29 3.77 3.04 - LU0278461065 - -
Class I5 USD Quarterly 9.63 -0.02 -0.21 11.64 8.89 - LU1495982867 - -
Class A2 Hedged SEK None 89.64 -0.28 -0.31 106.35 81.81 - LU1715605868 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 13.86 -0.04 -0.29 15.62 12.14 - LU0478974834 - -
Class D2 Hedged CHF None 8.83 -0.02 -0.23 10.41 8.05 - LU1688375184 - -
Class A3 HKD Monthly 30.42 -0.10 -0.33 36.62 27.93 - LU0388349754 - -
Class A6 Hedged SGD Monthly 8.07 -0.03 -0.37 10.08 7.54 - LU1676225185 - -
Class E5 Hedged EUR Quarterly 6.65 -0.02 -0.30 8.32 6.23 - LU1062843260 - -
Class A2 EUR None 20.56 -0.07 -0.34 21.70 18.01 - LU0278457204 - -
Class A2 USD None 23.33 -0.06 -0.26 26.67 20.93 - LU0278470058 - -
Class D3 Hedged AUD Monthly 6.53 -0.02 -0.31 7.97 6.02 - LU0827884841 - -
Class E2 USD None 21.96 -0.07 -0.32 25.23 19.76 - LU0374975414 - -
Class C2 EUR None 17.69 -0.05 -0.28 18.87 15.58 - LU0278457972 - -
Class D2 Hedged PLN None 10.00 -0.03 -0.30 11.57 9.01 - LU0827884684 - -
Class D5 GBP Quarterly 8.75 -0.04 -0.46 9.91 8.10 - LU1694209807 - -
Class I2 USD None 24.68 -0.07 -0.28 28.03 22.08 - LU0520955575 - -
Class D3 EUR Monthly 14.14 -0.05 -0.35 15.74 12.66 - LU0827884924 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR None 7.91 -0.03 -0.38 9.31 7.19 - LU0473186707 - -
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 14.25 -0.05 -0.35 16.60 12.90 - LU0827885491 - -
Class D2 EUR None 21.76 -0.06 -0.27 22.86 19.01 - LU0329592702 - -
Class C1 USD Daily 3.84 -0.01 -0.26 4.63 3.53 - LU0278478119 - -
Class A6 USD Monthly 8.77 -0.02 -0.23 10.82 8.14 - LU1408528211 - -
Class A3 USD Monthly 3.88 -0.01 -0.26 4.68 3.56 - LU0278470132 - -
Class D2 Hedged SGD None 8.47 -0.02 -0.24 9.76 7.62 - LU0827884767 - -
Class D3 USD Monthly 16.04 -0.05 -0.31 19.37 14.72 - LU0523291242 - -
Class D3 HKD Monthly 125.88 -0.39 -0.31 151.53 115.55 - LU0827885061 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 13.91 -0.04 -0.29 15.70 12.15 - LU0827885145 - -
Class E2 EUR None 19.36 -0.06 -0.31 20.53 17.00 - LU0278459671 - -
Class A6 Hedged GBP Monthly 8.36 -0.03 -0.36 10.57 7.85 - LU1408528302 - -
Class X2 EUR None 6.11 -0.02 -0.33 6.38 5.32 - LU0531082021 - -
Class E2 Hedged EUR None 7.22 -0.02 -0.28 8.59 6.60 - LU0474536231 - -
Class A6 Hedged HKD Monthly 87.79 -0.26 -0.30 109.65 81.97 - LU1408528484 - -
Class A6 Hedged CAD Monthly 8.78 -0.03 -0.34 10.96 8.20 - LU1408528641 - -
Class A8 Hedged NZD Monthly 8.86 -0.03 -0.34 11.05 8.26 - LU1408528724 - -
Class A2 Hedged CHF None 7.40 -0.02 -0.27 8.77 6.76 - LU0623004180 - -
Class A2 CZK None 527.13 -2.62 -0.49 549.69 463.69 - LU1791177113 - -
Class A3 Hedged AUD Monthly 6.54 -0.02 -0.30 7.97 6.02 - LU0575500318 - -
Class D4 USD Annual 15.78 -0.04 -0.25 19.28 14.13 - LU0827885228 - -
Class A2 Hedged PLN None 9.68 -0.03 -0.31 11.26 8.75 - LU0480535052 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Sergio Trigo Paz
Sergio Trigo Paz
Laurent Develay
Laurent Develay
Michal Wozniak
Michal Wozniak

Literature

Literature