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#9 in Emerging Markets Bond
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 -6.39 percent over the past year, 6.02 percent over the past three years, 12.67 percent over the past five years, and 8.78 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||-1.1%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||6.0%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||12.7%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||8.8%|
The investment seeks a high level of total return consisting of income and capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets plus any borrowings for investment purposes in sovereign and corporate debt securities and other instruments of issuers in emerging market countries. It intends to use structured securities or derivatives, including but not limited to credit linked notes, financial future contracts, forward contracts and swap contracts to gain exposure to certain countries or currencies. The fund may invest in all types of foreign and emerging country fixed income securities. It is non-diversified.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Goldman Sachs Emerging Market Debt Fund has an expense ratio of 1.23 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.