Federated International Bond Fund

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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.

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The fund has returned 8.20 percent over the past year, -0.04 percent over the past three years, 2.97 percent over the past five years, and 3.71 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 6.0%
1 Year 8.2%
3 Years (Annualized) -0.0%
5 Years (Annualized) 3.0%
10 Years (Annualized) 3.7%

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The investment seeks to obtain a total return on its assets. The fund invests primarily in non-U.S. dollar denominated, investment-grade, fixed-income securities of foreign governments and their agencies or foreign corporations. It invests primarily in developed market countries. The fund may invest up to 10% of its total assets in noninvestment-grade, fixed-income securities, including emerging-markets, fixed-income securities. It may use derivative contracts to implement its investment strategies as more fully described herein. The fund is non-diversified.


Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Federated International Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.99 percent.

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Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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