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U.S. News evaluated 91 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 5.22 percent over the past year, 5.55 percent over the past three years, and 4.98 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||1.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||5.6%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||5.0%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks current income from an investment grade portfolio with due regard to preservation of capital and prudent investment risk. Normally, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of borrowings, if any, for investment purposes) in debt securities of issuers located throughout the world. It invests primarily in debt securities of U.S. and non-U.S. issuers that are rated investment grade. Normally, the fund invests at least 40% of its net assets in issuers located outside of the United States. It has the flexibility to invest in a broad range of issuers and segments of the debt securities markets.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Pioneer Global Aggregate Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 1.90 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.