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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 5.54 percent over the past year, 6.17 percent over the past three years, and 8.00 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||-0.4%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||6.2%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||8.0%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to maximize total return through capital appreciation and income. To pursue its goal, 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, including emerging markets. The fund may invest up to 25% of its assets in emerging markets generally and up to 5% of its assets in any single emerging market country. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Dreyfus International Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.80 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.