Fact sheet: BlackRock GF World Bd

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF World Bond D2 USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Scott Thiel
since 01/11/2011
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 globally at least 70% of its total assets in fixed income securities. The Fund can use derivatives as part of its investment strategy. This can increase the overall risk profile of the Fund.
Benchmark
Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index (USD Hedged)
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Quick stats

1 Year return

1.13 %

1 Year rank in sector

169/308

Sector

FO Fixed Int - Global

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 1.5 b

FE Risk score

19

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    26.34%
  • UK
    16.89%
  • Japan
    11.15%
  • Italy
    4.35%
  • France
    4.33%
  • Government Bonds
    32.4%
  • Corporate Bonds
    29.72%
  • Mortgage & Secured Bonds
    23.56%
  • Government Guaranteed
    12.27%
  • Money Market
    2.04%
  • US Fixed Interest
    26.34%
  • UK Fixed Interest
    16.89%
  • Japanese Fixed Interest
    11.15%
  • Italian Fixed Interest
    4.35%
  • French Fixed Interest
    4.33%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.05 %1.78 %1.13 %8.16 %16.92 %
Sector0.11 %1.66 %1.73 %6.22 %9.18 %
Rank within sector219 / 345173 / 331169 / 30891 / 25241 / 188
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund3.3 %3.07 %0.23 %7.58 %0.72 %
Sector3.47 %4.59 %-1.64 %3.66 %-1.56 %
Rank within sector168 / 317157 / 28578 / 25649 / 22060 / 196
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.14
Beta0.79
Sharpe-0
Volatility2.57
Tracking error1.59
Information ratio0.44
R-Squared0.66

Price movement

52 week high78.74
52 week low75.35
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price78.48

Holdings by region

  • 26.34% USA
  • 16.89% UK
  • 11.15% Japan
  • 4.35% Italy
  • 4.33% France
  • 3.93% Germany
  • 3.19% Spain
  • 3.09% Ireland
  • 2.91% Canada
  • 2.19% International

Holdings by sector

  • 32.4% Government Bonds
  • 29.72% Corporate Bonds
  • 23.56% Mortgage & Secured Bonds
  • 12.27% Government Guaranteed
  • 2.04% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 26.34% US Fixed Interest
  • 16.89% UK Fixed Interest
  • 11.15% Japanese Fixed Interest
  • 4.35% Italian Fixed Interest
  • 4.33% French Fixed Interest
  • 3.93% German Fixed Interest
  • 3.19% Spanish Fixed Interest
  • 3.09% Irish Fixed Interest
  • 2.91% Canadian Fixed Interest
  • 2.19% Global Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 2.44% ISHARES $ HIGH YIELD CRP BND ETF $
  • 2.44% JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 1% BDS 20/09/21 JPY1000 318
  • 2.17% ISHARES II PLC J.P.MORGAN $ EMERGING MARKET BOND ETF USD DIST USD
  • 2.17% ISHARES II PLC J.P.MORGAN $ EMERGING MARKET BOND ETF USD DIST USD
  • 1.38% JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 1% BDS 20/09/20 JPY50000 SRS 310
  • 1.29% JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #346 0.1 03/20/2027
  • 1.09% JAPAN(GOVERNMENT OF) 1.1% BDS 20/06/20 JPY50000
  • 0.97% TREASURY (CPI) NOTE 0.375 01/15/2027
  • 0.94% FNMA 30YR 2016 PRODUCTION
  • 0.9% UK CONV GILT REGS 1.5 07/22/2047