TCW Emerging Markets Local Currency Income Fund

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

#11 in Emerging Markets Bond

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 -9.95 percent over the past year, and 1.95 percent over the past three years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date -1.8%
1 Year -9.9%
3 Years (Annualized) 2.0%
5 Years (Annualized) N/A
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks to provide high total return from current income and capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of the value of its net assets in debt securities issued or guaranteed by non-financial companies, financial institutions and government entities in Emerging Market Countries denominated in the local currencies of the issuer, and in derivative instruments that provide investment exposure to such securities. It may, but is not required to, hedge its exposure to non-U.S. currencies. The fund may invest in securities that are unrated or rated BB or lower by S&P, or Ba or lower by Moody's. It is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
TCW Emerging Markets Local Currency Income Fund has an expense ratio of 0.90 percent.

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Risk

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

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