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3 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 94 Emerging Markets Bond Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned -9.00 percent over the past year, and 2.40 percent over the past three years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||-2.4%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to maximize total return. The fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing principally in debt instruments of Sovereign, Quasi-Sovereign, and Corporate issuers, which may be denominated in any currency, including the local currency of the issuer. It may invest in debt instruments of all types and denominated in any currency. The fund will normally invest 25% to 75% of its net assets in investments denominated in or providing investment exposure to local currencies of Emerging Market Countries. It normally seeks to maintain a weighted average portfolio duration of between 2 and 10 years. The fund is non-diversified.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Ashmore Emerging Markets Total Return Fund has an expense ratio of 1.02 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.