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AB Global Bond Fund;A

Ranked 946 out of 1057 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Paul DeNoon

Paul DeNoon joined Alliance Capital as a portfolio manager in 1992 and currently takes charge of the massive AllianceBernstein-American Income Portfolio. The fund is 100% US Dollar denominated with DeNoon allocating between sectors based upon top-down analysis of global economic trends. Bottom-up in-house research drives the security selection. Prior to joining Alliance Capital, DeNoon spent six years working for Manufacturers Hanover Trust as an economist and ultimately portfolio manager. He started his career with two years as an economic research analyst at Lehman Brothers. DeNoon was born in Rochester, New York, in 1962 and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Union College, Schenectady, New York, and a masters degree in finance from New York University. Away from the office he is a keen skier and keeps himself busy coaching youth soccer.

Scott DiMaggio

The global director of fixed income for Alliance Bernstein New York, Scott A DiMaggio, runs the funds Global Plus Fixed Income and Global Bond Fund. He describes his investment style as macro, fundamental and benchmark-aware. He invests in his own strategies and considers the global, multi-sector approach allows the fund to perform well in all market environments. The most attractive part of the bond market for him is the investment grade credit/ developed and emerging market. Prior to joining Alliance Bernstein, he worked for Santander Investments in risk management. Scott is CFA charterholder and is member of both the CFA Institute and the NYSSA.

Douglas Peebles

Douglas J. Peebles graduated from Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania with a BA and from Rutgers University in New Jersey with an MBA. He is the chief investment officer of Alliance Bernstein's fixed income business in New York and is directly responsible for supervising all fixed income mandates. Doug joined Alliance Bernstein in 1987, and became director of fixed income in 1997. From 2004 to 2008 he was co-head of fixed income before becoming CIO in August 2008. He is also chairman of the interest rates and currencies research review team which is responsible for setting interest rate and currency policy for all fixed income portfolios. Outside of fund management Doug enjoys playing golf.

Matthew Sheridan

Matthew Sheridan graduated from Syracuse University in New York with a BS in finance. He started his career with Alliance Bernstein in 1998 working in the structured asset securities group. Matthew is currently a vice president and portfolio manager within the global fixed income and emerging market debt team. He is a CFA Charterholder.

Objective

The Fund seeks to generate current income consistent with preservation of capital. The Fund seeks to invest at least 80% of its net assets in government securities and at least 65% of its net assets in debt securities issued or guaranteed by governments of countries that are members of OECD.

Showing fund performance globally. You can view performance in individual jurisdictions.

Performance

Global over : 31/12/2016 - 31/12/2017
  • Rank 946/1057 Total Return
  • Rank 118/1057 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 196/1057 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
944 AMP Capital Future Directions Intl Bond A

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

AUD

3.1%

944 BNP Paribas Global Bond USD USD

3.1%

946 AB Global Bond Fund;A USD

3.0%

947 Capital Strategy Fds Fixed Income Allocator A USD

2.9%

947 SEI Inst Mgd Enhanced Income Fund;F USD

2.9%

Fund Name Currency Risk
117 AMP Capital Future Directions Intl Bond A

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

AUD

1.6

118 PIMCO Global Bond Institutional Cl

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

AUD

1.6

118 UBS Global Solutions - Global Bonds F-Ukdist USD

1.6

118 Groupama Etat Monde I

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

1.6

118 AB Global Bond Fund;A USD

1.6

118 PIMCO Global Bond-Wholesale

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

AUD

1.6

Fund Name Currency Loss
196 Aberdeen Global Unconstrained Fixed Income Fund;IS USD

-0.6%

196 AB Global Bond Fund;A USD

-0.6%

196 PIMCO GIS Global Bond Ex-US Inst USD Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

-0.6%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 3.0% 0.9% 1.3% 0.4% 0.3%
2016 5.4% 3.0% 2.8% 1.0% -1.5%
2015 0.5% 1.7% -2.2% 1.0% 0.0%
2014 6.9% 2.4% 2.1% 0.9% 1.4%
2013 -2.2% 0.9% -2.8% -0.6% 0.4%
2012 7.0% 1.6% 1.2% 2.7% 1.4%
2011 4.4% 0.1% 2.1% 0.7% 1.5%
2010 9.5% 3.8% 2.0% 4.0% -0.5%
2009 24.0% 0.3% 11.3% 8.8% 2.1%
2008 -10.7% 0.9% -1.4% -4.9% -5.6%
2007 9.9% 2.0% 1.7% 4.1% 1.8%
2006 6.6% -0.4% -1.9% 4.7% 4.2%
2005 9.7% -1.4% 7.0% 2.4% 1.6%
2004 6.9% 4.0% -5.4% 5.0% 3.5%
2003 15.1% 3.6% 9.6% 0.0% 1.4%
2002 10.6% 1.0% -1.6% 5.7% 5.3%
2001 0.3% 1.5% 3.9% -0.9% -4.0%
2000 18.5% 8.3% -0.6% 5.5% 4.4%
1999 7.9% 4.5% -1.2% 2.6% 1.8%
1998 6.5% 2.8% 0.6% -3.7% 6.9%
1997 15.0% 1.3% 7.3% 6.1% -0.3%
1996 24.2% 1.0% 6.5% 6.2% 8.8%
1995 31.0% -4.1% 17.2% 7.9% 8.0%
1994 -30.2% -8.1% -5.2% 4.2% -23.2%
1993 18.6% 5.8% 3.2% 3.6% 4.9%
1992 1.0% 2.7% 1.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United States

Fund Info

  • Launch date27/03/1992
  • Share Class size966Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN US01853W1053

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2,500
  • Min. regular additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management0.47%
  • Initial investment4.25

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).