Fact sheet: BlackRock GF StrGlBd

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF Strategic Global Bond A2 USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Scott Thiel
since 21/07/2016
Fund objective
The Fund aims to maximise the return on your investment through a combination of capital growth and income on the Fund’s assets. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in fixed income securities on a global basis. These include bonds and money market instruments (i.e. debt securities with short term maturities). The Fund may invest in the full range of fixed income securities which may include investments with a relatively low credit rating or which are unrated. The Fund may also invest in equity securities (i.e. shares) and cash.
Benchmark
-
Investment style
Strategic Investment
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Quick stats

1 Year return

1.28 %

1 Year rank in sector

155/307

Sector

FO Fixed Int - Global

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 51.4 m

FE Risk score
-
NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    40.5%
  • Mexico
    21.58%
  • Brazil
    8.43%
  • Japan
    7.33%
  • Turkey
    6.72%
  • BBB
    46.09%
  • AAA
    22.85%
  • A
    14.96%
  • BB
    14.28%
  • B
    8.66%
  • US Fixed Interest
    40.5%
  • Mexican Fixed Interest
    21.58%
  • Brazilian Fixed Interest
    8.43%
  • American Emerging Fixed Interest
    7.69%
  • Japanese Fixed Interest
    7.33%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.98 %4.15 %1.28 %0 %0 %
Sector-0.03 %2.24 %1.94 %6.16 %9.66 %
Rank within sector36 / 34592 / 332155 / 307 / /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund6.75 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Sector3.33 %4.59 %-1.64 %3.66 %-1.56 %
Rank within sector64 / 319 / / / /
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Price movement

52 week high10.33
52 week low9.53
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price10.28

Holdings by region

  • 40.5% USA
  • 21.58% Mexico
  • 8.43% Brazil
  • 7.33% Japan
  • 6.72% Turkey
  • 5.91% Argentina
  • 5.78% Russia
  • 4.85% Indonesia
  • 4.69% Canada
  • 3.84% Korea

Holdings by sector

  • 46.09% BBB
  • 22.85% AAA
  • 14.96% A
  • 14.28% BB
  • 8.66% B
  • 6.98% AA
  • 0.49% Others
  • 0.18% Non-Rated
  • -14.49% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 40.5% US Fixed Interest
  • 21.58% Mexican Fixed Interest
  • 8.43% Brazilian Fixed Interest
  • 7.69% American Emerging Fixed Interest
  • 7.33% Japanese Fixed Interest
  • 7.29% Middle East & African Fixed Interest
  • 5.78% Russian Fixed Interest
  • 4.85% Indonesian Fixed Interest
  • 4.69% Canadian Fixed Interest
  • 3.84% South Korean Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 4.57% FNMA 30YR TBA(REG A) 3 09/13/2017
  • 2.84% JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #21 0.1 03/10/2026
  • 2.65% ITALY (REPUBLIC OF) 0.5 04/20/2023
  • 2.6% JAPAN GOVT CPI LINKED 0.1% BDS 10/09/24 JPY100000
  • 2.22% FNMA 30YR TBA(REG A) 3.5 09/13/2017
  • 1.97% ARGENTINA(REPUBLIC OF) 6.25% BDS 22/04/19 USD1000
  • 1.87% TREASURY (CPI) NOTE 0.375 01/15/2027
  • 1.85% RUSSIAN FEDERATION MINISTRY FINANCE 8.15% BDS 03/02/27 RUB1000
  • 1.64% GNMA2 30YR TBA(REG C) 3 09/21/2017
  • 1.39% FGOLD 30YR TBA(REG A) 3.5 09/13/2017