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AB Global Bond Fund;A

Ranked 713 out of 1045 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.

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Performance

Global over : 30/09/2016 - 30/09/2017
  • Rank 713/1045 Total Return
  • Rank 113/1045 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 131/1045 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
712 Edmond de Rothschild Fund-Return Plus A USD USD

1.1%

713 Exklusiv Portfolio SICAV - Multi-Waehrungsfonds A USD

1.1%

713 AZ Fund 1 Renminbi Opps FI A AZ FD EUR Hdgd Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

1.1%

713 AB Global Bond Fund;A USD

1.1%

Fund Name Currency Risk
111 Groupama Etat Monde I

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.6

112 BankInvest Udenlandske Obligationer A

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

DKK

2.6

113 AB Global Bond Fund;A USD

2.6

114 JSS Insurance Bond Fund P USD-dis USD

2.6

114 Vontobel Fund - Global Bond I ACCU USD USD

2.6

114 AXA WF Planet Bonds I C USD H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

2.6

114 BNP Paribas Obli Monde Classic

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

2.6

114 PIMCO GIS Global Bond Inst USD Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

2.6

Fund Name Currency Loss
129 Goldman Sachs CoCos & Capital Secs Pf Base Acc USD USD

-2.2%

130 Mackenzie USD Global Tactical Bond Series A USD

-2.2%

131 AB Global Bond Fund;A USD

-2.2%

132 AXA WF Global Aggregate Bonds A C USD H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

-2.2%

133 GuideStone Global Bond Fund;Inv USD

-2.2%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 0.9% 1.3% 0.4%
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 -2.1% 0.9% -2.8% -0.6% 0.4%
2012 7.0% 1.6% 1.2% 2.7% 1.4%
2011 4.4% 0.0% 2.1% 0.7% 1.5%
2010 9.5% 3.7% 2.0% 4.0% -0.4%
2009 24.0% 0.1% 11.3% 8.8% 2.2%
2008 -10.7% 0.8% -1.4% -5.0% -5.4%
2007 10.1% 2.0% 1.7% 4.1% 2.0%
2006 6.6% -0.4% -1.9% 4.7% 4.2%
2005 9.8% -1.4% 7.1% 2.4% 1.5%
2004 6.9% 4.0% -5.5% 5.0% 3.5%
2003 15.2% 3.6% 9.6% 0.0% 1.4%
2002 10.7% 1.0% -1.5% 5.7% 5.3%
2001 0.3% 1.5% 3.9% -0.9% -4.0%
2000 18.6% 8.3% -0.6% 5.5% 4.4%
1999 7.8% 4.5% -1.2% 2.6% 1.8%
1998 6.5% 2.8% 0.6% -3.7% 6.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United States

Fund Info

  • Launch date27/03/1992
  • Share Class size1,003Mn
  • 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).