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U.S. News evaluated 98 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 -0.93 percent over the past year, 2.80 percent over the past three years, 7.80 percent over the past five years, and 5.39 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||1.4%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||7.8%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||5.4%|
The investment seeks to generate current income consistent with preservation of capital. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in fixed-income securities. It invests significantly in fixed-income securities of non-U.S. companies. The fund normally invests in the fixed-income securities of companies located in at least three countries. It may invest in a broad range of fixed-income securities in both developed and emerging markets. The fund may invest across all fixed-income sectors, including U.S. and non-U.S. government and corporate debt securities. It is non-diversified.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
AllianceBernstein Global Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 1.64 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.