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U.S. News evaluated 100 World 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 -3.03 percent over the past year, 0.10 percent over the past three years, 5.52 percent over the past five years, and 3.55 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-2.5%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||0.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||5.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||3.5%|
The investment seeks to maximize total investment return consistent with prudent investment management, consisting of a combination of interest income, currency gains and capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of the value of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in fixed-income securities of issuers located in a number of countries throughout the world, which may include the U.S. It invests in securities from at least three different countries. The fund may purchase securities denominated in foreign currencies or in U.S. dollars.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Aberdeen Global Fixed Income Fund has an expense ratio of 1.95 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.