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#51 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 -5.60 percent over the past year, -0.80 percent over the past three years, 4.55 percent over the past five years, and 3.91 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-3.9%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||-0.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.6%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||3.9%|
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.
Risk is Above Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.