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U.S. News evaluated 77 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 11.63 percent over the past year, 10.10 percent over the past three years, 10.11 percent over the past five years, and 10.74 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||0.6%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||10.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||10.1%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||10.7%|
The investment seeks total return with an emphasis on high current income, but also considering capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of net assets in debt instruments of issuers that are tied economically to emerging market countries. It may invest up to 100% of assets in lower quality debt instruments. The fund may invest a large percentage of its assets in issuers in a single country, a small number of countries, or a particular geographic region. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
MFS Emerging Markets Debt Fund has an expense ratio of 1.12 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.