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#56 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 -4.88 percent over the past year, -0.65 percent over the past three years, and 4.44 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 10.31.2013|
|Year to date||-3.4%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||-0.7%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||4.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks to achieve a high total rate of return. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in fixed income securities. It primarily invests in fixed income securities in markets represented in the Citigroup World government Bond Index (Excluding US) (the "index"), the fund's benchmark index. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in fixed income securities rated in one of the four highest rating categories. The dollar-weighted average duration of the fund's portfolio is generally expected to be within +/ -3 years of the average duration of the index. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
MassMutual Premier International Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 1.20 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.