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#19 in Emerging Markets Bond
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 10.04 percent over the past year, 7.14 percent over the past three years, 7.57 percent over the past five years, and 9.38 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||3.0%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||7.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||7.6%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||9.4%|
The investment seeks high total return. The fund invests at least 80% of assets in debt securities of issuers located in emerging market countries that are denominated in the local currency. Its holdings may range in maturity from overnight to 30 years or more and will not be subject to any minimum credit rating standard. The fund may invest in fixed income securities that are rated below "investment grade" or are not rated, but are of equivalent quality. It may, but it is not required to, use derivative instruments for a variety of purposes, including hedging, risk management, portfolio management or to earn income. The fund is non-diversified.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Morgan Stanley Institutional Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Portfolio has an expense ratio of 0.84 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.