Fixed Income

iShares Emerging Markets Local Government Bond Index Fund (IE)

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.

Emerging markets are generally more sensitive to economic and political conditions than developed markets. Other factors include greater 'Liquidity Risk', restrictions on investment or transfer of assets and failed/delayed delivery of securities or payments to the Fund. Fixed income securities issued or guaranteed by government entities in emerging markets generally experience higher ‘Credit Risk’ than developed economies. Changes to interest rates, credit risk and/or issuer defaults will have a significant impact on the performance of fixed income securities. Noninvestment grade fixed income securities can be more sensitive to changes in these risks than higher rated fixed income securities. Potential or actual credit rating downgrades may increase the level of perceived risk. Currency Risk: The Fund invests in other currencies. Changes in exchange rates will therefore affect the value of the investment.

All currency hedged share classes of this fund use derivatives to hedge currency risk. The use of derivatives for a share class could pose a potential risk of contagion (also known as spill-over) to other share classes in the fund. The fund’s management company will ensure appropriate procedures are in place to minimise contagion risk to other share class. Using the drop down box directly below the name of the fund, you can view a list of all share classes in the fund – currency hedged share classes are indicated by the word “Hedged” in the name of the share class. In addition, a full list of all currency hedged share classes is available on request from the fund’s management company

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Performance

Performance

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30/Sep/2015
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30/Sep/2017
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30/Sep/2017
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30/Sep/2018
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Total Return (%)

as of 30/Sep/2020

- - - 9.51 -1.87
Benchmark (%)

as of 30/Sep/2020

- - - 10.13 -1.45
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
-1.87 - - - -0.44
Benchmark (%)

as of 30/Sep/2020

-1.45 - - - 0.04
  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
-6.45 -1.94 0.58 -1.87 - - - -1.06
Benchmark (%)

as of 30/Sep/2020

-6.32 -2.02 0.61 -1.45 - - - 0.10
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total Return (%) - - - - 12.72
Benchmark (%) - - - - 13.47
Morningstar Category Avg. (%) -15.28 8.42 14.34 -8.14 11.41

The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of current or future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in USD, hedged Share Class Benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets as of 29/Oct/2020 USD 71,261,411
Net Assets of Fund as of 29/Oct/2020 USD 751,113,724
Fund Base Currency USD
Share Class Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 04/May/2018
Share Class launch date 04/May/2018
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of 30/Sep/2020 231
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Emerging Markets Bond - Local Currency
Benchmark Index J.P. Morgan GBI-EM Global Diversified Index
Valor -
Domicile Ireland
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited
Ongoing Charges Figures 0.25%
ISIN IE00BF2N5W82
Bloomberg Ticker BRLGDUA
Annual Management Fee 0.15%
Initial Charge 0.00
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BF2N5W8
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 500,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 5,000.00
Use of Income Accumulating

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics can help investors integrate non-financial, material sustainability considerations into their investment process. These metrics enable investors to evaluate funds based on their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities. This analysis can provide insight into the effective management and long-term financial prospects of a fund.


The metrics below have been provided for transparency and informational purposes only. The existence of an ESG rating is not indicative of how or whether ESG factors will be integrated into a fund. The metrics are based on MSCI Fund Ratings and, unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation and included within a Fund’s investment objective, ESG integration does not change a Fund’s investment objective or constrain the Investment Manager’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a Fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Sustainability Characteristics, using links below.

MSCI ESG Fund Rating (AAA-CCC) as of 01/Oct/2020 BBB
MSCI ESG Quality Score (0-10) as of 01/Oct/2020 4.66
MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile as of 01/Oct/2020 71.91
MSCI ESG % Coverage as of 01/Oct/2020 100.00
Fund Lipper Global Classification as of 01/Oct/2020 Bond Emerging Markets Global LC
MSCI Weighted Average Carbon Intensity (Tons CO2E/$M SALES) as of - -
Funds in Peer Group as of 01/Oct/2020 235
All data is from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings as of 01/Oct/2020, based on holdings as of 30/Apr/2020. As such, the funds sustainable characteristics may differ from MSCI ESG ratings from time to time.

To be included in MSCI ESG Fund Ratings, 65% of the fund’s underlying holdings (excluding cash positions) must be covered by MSCI ESG Research, the fund’s holdings date must be less than one year old, and the fund must have at least ten securities. For newly launched funds, sustainability characteristics are typically available 6 months after launch.

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Ratings

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30/Sep/2020
Name Weight (%)
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO 10 01/01/2023 1.53
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 10.5 12/21/2026 1.51
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 3.29 05/23/2029 1.48
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 1.99 04/09/2025 1.43
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF 10 01/01/2025 1.35
Name Weight (%)
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GOV 0 01/01/2024 1.31
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GOV 0 07/01/2023 1.27
POLAND (REPUBLIC OF) 2.5 07/25/2026 0.97
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) 8.75 02/28/2048 0.96
BRAZIL FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF (GO 10 01/01/2027 0.95
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 30/Sep/2020

% of Market Value

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Type Fund Benchmark Net
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Type Fund Benchmark Net
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Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
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Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30/Sep/2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are subject to change.

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
Class D Acc USD - 9.93 -0.04 -0.41 10.62 8.53 9.91 IE00BF2N5W82 9.95 -
Class D Dist GBP - 9.56 0.04 0.41 10.26 8.95 - IE00BKFVZC40 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Francis Rayner
Francis Rayner

Literature

Literature