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2 / 5 Stars
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 6.12 percent over the past year, 2.34 percent over the past three years, and 5.52 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 06.30.2014|
|Year to date||4.9%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.3%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||5.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to maximize total return through capital appreciation and income. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in fixed-income securities. It also normally invests at least 65% of its assets in non-U.S. dollar denominated fixed-income securities of foreign governments and companies located in various countries. The fund's fixed-income investments also may include notes, mortgage-related securities, asset-backed securities, convertible securities, floating rate loans and other floating rate securities. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Dreyfus International Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 1.75 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.