5 / 5 Stars
5 5 2 2 1
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
#3 in World Bond
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 2.32 percent over the past year, 7.38 percent over the past three years, 11.48 percent over the past five years, and 5.61 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 01.31.2014|
|Year to date||0.9%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||7.4%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||11.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||5.6%|
The investment seeks a high level of current income; maximum total return is a secondary consideration but only to the extent consistent with the primary objective. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in a portfolio of fixed-income securities. It may invest up to 65% of its net assets in any one asset class or market segment. The fund invests in fixed-income securities issued by corporations located in or outside of the United States. It may invest up to 20% of its assets in public bank loans made by banks or other financial institutions.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Morgan Stanley Global Fixed Income Opportunities Fund has an expense ratio of 1.19 percent.
Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.