Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Portfolio

Scorecard
2 / 5 Stars
Lipper
1 1 1 3 4
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E- (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 96 Emerging Markets Bond Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned -14.23 percent over the past year, -0.72 percent over the past three years, 8.47 percent over the past five years, and 5.92 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date -1.9%
1 Year -14.2%
3 Years (Annualized) -0.7%
5 Years (Annualized) 8.5%
10 Years (Annualized) 5.9%

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Summary

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

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Portfolio has an expense ratio of 0.84 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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