3 / 5 Stars
Zacks Investment Research
Standard & Poor's
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.
The fund has returned -3.67 percent over the past year, 2.04 percent over the past three years, and 8.63 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||0.8%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||2.0%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||8.6%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to maximize total return through a combination of current income and capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in bonds of issuers in a number of different countries, which may include the United States. It invests primarily in investment-grade securities which include, but are not limited to, corporate and government bonds which, at the time of investment, are rated investment-grade. The fund may invest in securities of issuers located in developed and emerging market countries.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
ING Global Bond Portfolio has an expense ratio of 1.02 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.