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BGF US Dollar Core Bond A2 USD

Ranked 19 out of 40 in - US Dollar over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Bob Miller

Bob Miller, managing director, is head multi-sector and rates within BlackRock's Americas Fixed Income Alpha Strategies and a member of the Americas Fixed Income Executive Team. He is a portfolio manager of BlackRock's Core Bond, Total Return, and Strategic Income Opportunities funds. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Bob was a co-founder and partner at the Round Table Investment Management Company, a multi-strategy, research-based investment company, where he managed a global macro strategy. Previously, Bob spent 20 years at Bank of America, where he served in a variety of roles, most recently as senior portfolio manager for the bank's proprietary multi-asset class investment portfolio. Bob managed global equity and credit, global interest rate derivative, and sovereign debt portfolios during his tenure at Bank of America. He is a Trustee of Davidson College, a member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Investment Committee. He is also actively involved with the Davidson July Experience program. Bob is a former Trustee and past Chairman of the Board at Trinity Episcopal School, and remains a member of the Friends of Trinity Board. He earned a BA in Economics from Davidson College.

Rick Rieder

Rick Rieder is a managing director and BlackRock's chief investment officer of fundamental fixed income, co-head of Americas fixed income and a member of the executive committee of the firm-wide alpha strategy business. He is also a member of BlackRock's firm-wide Operating, Leadership, and Philanthropy Committees. Before joining BlackRock in 2009, Rieder was president and CEO of R3 Capital Partners. He served as vice chairman and member of the Borrowing Committee for the U.S. Treasury. Rieder is currently a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Investment Advisory Committee on Financial Markets, and was recently elected as the 2013 inductee into the Fixed Income Analysts Society Fixed Income Hall of Fame. From 1987 to 2008, Rieder was with Lehman Brothers, most recently as head of the firm's Global Principal Strategies team. Before joining Lehman Brothers, Rieder was a credit analyst at SunTrust Banks in Atlanta.


The Fund invests at least 80% of its total assets in fixed income securities. These include bonds and money market instruments (i.e.debt securities with short term maturities). The fixed income securities may be issued by: the United States government and its agencies, non-US governments and government agencies and companies and supranationals domiciled inside or outside of the US. At least 80% of the Funds total assets will be investment grade (i.e. meet a specified level of credit worthiness) at the time of purchase. The remainder may include investments with a relatively low credit rating or which are unrated.

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US Dollar over : 30/11/2016 - 30/11/2017
  • Rank 19/40 Total Return
  • Rank 19/40 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 18/40 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
17 Old Mutual Total Return USD Bond B USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



18 MFS Meridian Funds-US Total Return Bond A1 USD USD


19 BGF US Dollar Core Bond A2 USD USD


20 Threadneedle Dollar Bond Retail Gross Acc USD USD


21 UBS (Lux) Strategy Fd - Fixed Income (USD) P-acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Loss
16 UBS (Lux) Strategy Fd - Fixed Income (USD) P-acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



17 Goldman Sachs US Mtg Backed Secs Pf Base USD USD


18 BGF US Dollar Core Bond A2 USD USD


19 Lord Abbett Total Return USD A Acc USD


19 JPM US Aggregate Bond A Dis USD USD


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.1% 1.8% 0.7%
2016 2.2% 2.3% 2.5% 0.6% -3.2%
2015 -0.6% 1.7% -1.8% 0.5% -0.9%
2014 6.1% 2.2% 1.9% 0.5% 1.3%
2013 -1.4% 0.1% -2.5% 0.8% 0.3%
2012 7.3% 1.5% 1.9% 2.7% 1.0%
2011 6.2% 0.7% 1.9% 2.5% 1.1%
2010 7.8% 2.1% 4.2% 3.2% -1.9%
2009 9.1% -0.7% 3.8% 5.0% 0.8%
2008 -5.8% 0.3% -0.4% -3.7% -2.2%
2007 4.6% 1.6% -2.0% 2.7% 2.2%
2006 2.9% -0.9% -0.5% 3.7% 0.6%
2005 1.7% -0.5% 2.6% -0.7% 0.2%
2004 3.7% 2.2% -2.7% 3.5% 0.7%
2003 3.8% 1.4% 3.0% -1.1% 0.6%
2002 9.6% 0.4% 3.4% 4.1% 1.5%
2001 7.1% 3.1% 0.6% 4.2% -0.9%
2000 9.1% 1.1% 0.3% 3.2% 4.3%
1999 0.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Denmark
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Gibraltar
  9. Greece
  10. Hong Kong
  11. Hungary
  12. Iceland
  13. Ireland
  14. Italy
  15. Jersey
  16. Korea
  17. Luxembourg
  18. Macau
  19. Netherlands
  20. Norway
  21. Poland
  22. Portugal
  23. Singapore
  24. Spain
  25. Sweden
  26. Switzerland
  27. Taiwan
  28. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date07/04/1989
  • Share Class size103Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0096258362

Purchase Info

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


  • Annual management0.85%
  • Initial investment5

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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).