First Investors International Opportunities Bond Fund

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Performance

The fund has returned -1.22 percent over the past year.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 1.0%
1 Year -1.2%
3 Years (Annualized) N/A
5 Years (Annualized) N/A
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks total return consisting of income and capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in bonds. It will normally invest its assets in debt and fixed income securities of issuers located in developed countries outside of the United States. The fund will primarily invest in sovereign debt and currencies, as well as in investment grade corporate bonds. The weighted average duration of the fund's portfolio is expected to range from 1 to 10 years. The fund is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
First Investors International Opportunities Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 1.30 percent.

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Risk

Risk is N/A compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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