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#47 in World Bond
U.S. News evaluated 91 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 2.68 percent over the past year, 5.35 percent over the past three years, 4.69 percent over the past five years, and 5.36 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||-0.7%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||5.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.7%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||5.4%|
The investment seeks high total return through income and growth of capital. The fund invests primarily in debt obligations of U.S. and foreign issuers. Under normal market conditions, at least 80% of the fund's net assets will be invested in investment-grade corporate or government debt obligations, including money market instruments, of issuers located in at least three different countries. Although the fund emphasizes high- and medium-quality debt securities, it may assume increased credit risk in seeking to achieve higher dividends and/or capital appreciation by investing in below investment-grade fixed-income securities. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Columbia Global Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 1.15 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.