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Baring International Bond A USD Inc

Ranked 991 out of 1054 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Richard Balfour

Richard Balfour is an investment manager and member of the Global Portfolio Construction Group. He joined Barings in July 2012. Previously he was at F&C Asset Management, where he was a portfolio manager on global government bond portfolios. Prior to this he was a fixed income portfolio manager at Credit Suisse, managing UK government bond portfolios. Richard began his career as a senior performance analyst at Henderson Global Investors in January 2000 and has also worked as a product analyst at Tokyo-Mitsuibishi International. Richard holds a BSc (Hons) in physics and space science from UCL in London and is a CFA charterholder.

Objective

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve an attractive level of income together with long-term growth in the value of assets by investing in a diversified portfolio of fixed interest securities. The fund will invest at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in an internationally diversified portfolio of both corporate and government fixed interest securities The portfolio may also, from time to time, include securities with floating interest rates. For this purpose, total assets exclude cash and ancillar liquidities.

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

Performance

Global over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.3% 3.0% 1.2%
2016 -1.6% 5.3% 2.6% 0.5% -9.4%
2015 -4.5% -2.1% -2.9% 1.9% -1.4%
2014 -1.6% 2.7% 1.9% -4.0% -2.0%
2013 -3.7% -2.4% -3.0% 2.1% -0.4%
2012 5.2% 1.2% 0.6% 3.9% -0.6%
2011 4.2% 2.6% 3.3% -0.7% -0.9%
2010 7.4% 0.3% -0.1% 9.3% -1.9%
2009 7.5% -5.4% 5.3% 10.1% -2.0%
2008 3.9% 9.0% -3.9% -2.9% 2.2%
2007 8.8% 0.6% -4.4% 9.0% 3.9%
2006 4.4% -0.5% 3.2% 0.9% 0.9%
2005 -8.4% -3.3% -2.4% -0.7% -2.3%
2004 10.1% 1.1% -2.5% 1.8% 9.7%
2003 17.2% 3.3% 4.1% 3.9% 4.9%
2002 18.2% -2.0% 12.1% 2.7% 4.8%
2001 -2.3% -2.6% -3.1% 7.1% -3.3%
2000 1.0% -2.2% -1.9% -0.5% 5.7%
1999 -8.0% -5.2% -3.4% 2.4% -2.0%
1998 13.1% 2.6% 1.7% 8.0% 0.3%
1997 6.2% -2.4% 4.8% 2.8% 1.1%
1996 11.7% -0.1% 2.5% 5.0% 3.9%
1995 6.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Hong Kong
  7. Ireland
  8. Korea
  9. Luxembourg
  10. Macau
  11. Peru
  12. Spain
  13. Sweden
  14. Switzerland
  15. Taiwan
  16. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date07/07/1978
  • Share Class size60Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE0000829568

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.75%

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