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#16 in World Bond
U.S. News evaluated 97 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 -0.24 percent over the past year, 4.19 percent over the past three years, and 8.94 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 02.28.2014|
|Year to date||2.8%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||4.2%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||8.9%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks maximum total return, consistent with preservation of capital and prudent investment management. The fund invests at least 80% of net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in fixed-income instruments that are economically tied to at least three countries (one of which may be the United States), which may be represented by futures contracts (including related options) with respect to such securities, and options on such securities. It may invest up to 10% of its total assets in preferred stocks. The fund is non-diversified.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
John Hancock II Global Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 0.86 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.