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#52 in World Bond
U.S. News evaluated 99 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 -1.22 percent over the past year, 0.59 percent over the past three years, 4.15 percent over the past five years, and 3.73 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 03.31.2014|
|Year to date||1.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||0.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.2%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||3.7%|
The investment seeks total return, with an emphasis on current income; capital appreciation is a secondary goal. The fund normally invests at least 80% of net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in bonds of issuers from around the world, including the United States. It can buy many types of income-producing securities of any stated maturity, among them US and foreign government bonds, corporate bonds and mortgage- and asset-backed securities. The fund may invest up to 35% of net assets in junk bonds and may include debt securities not currently paying interest or in default. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
DWS Enhanced Global Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 1.03 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.