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#56 in World Bond
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 -6.72 percent over the past year, -0.12 percent over the past three years, 5.30 percent over the past five years, and 5.44 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-6.7%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||-0.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||5.3%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||5.4%|
The investment seeks total return. The fund invests at least 80% of the assets in bonds of foreign issuers. It invests in debt securities of issuers in at least three countries other than the United States, including foreign governments, quasi-governments, provincials, agencies, instrumentalities, supranational and corporate entities. The fund invests in debt securities of issuers in both developed and emerging markets throughout the world. It may invest up to 50% of its net assets in securities of issuers located in emerging markets. The fund may invest up to 30% of its net assets in below-investment-grade corporate bonds. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Delaware International Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 1.10 percent.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.