5 Biggest and Best Global Bond Funds

Global bond funds suffered from numerous headwinds in what was an eventful and volatile first half of the year

Irene Ruiz Espejo 25 July, 2018 | 9:46AM
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Funds in the Global Bond and Global Corporate Morningstar Categories suffered from numerous headwinds in what was an eventful and volatile first half of the year, with the average fund losing 2.5% and 3.4%, respectively.

Most risk asset returns had a strong January, continuing the trend seen over 2017, but sharply reversed as February reintroduced volatility to financial markets amid concerns about rising inflation, and thus rates.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
PIMCO GIS GlInGd Crdt R USD Acc14.23 USD0.29Rating
Robeco Global Credits CH EUR105.70 EUR-1.09Rating
Templeton Global Bond Z(acc)USD12.52 USD0.18Rating
Templeton Global Total Ret Bd Z Acc  

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Irene Ruiz Espejo  is a Morningstar Fund Analyst

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