Fixed Income

iShares Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund (LU)

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.

The fund invests a large portion of assets which are denominated in other currencies; hence changes in the relevant exchange rate will affect the value of the investment. Compared to more established economies, the value of investments in developing Emerging Markets may be subject to greater volatility due to differences in generally accepted accounting principles or from economic or political instability. The fund invests in fixed interest securities such as corporate or government bonds which pay a fixed or variable rate of interest (also known as the ‘coupon’) and behave similarly to a loan. These securities are therefore exposed to changes in interest rates which will affect the value of any securities held. Certain developing countries are especially large debtors to commercial banks and foreign governments. Investment in debt obligations (sovereign debt) issued or guaranteed by developing governments or their agencies involve a high degree of risk.

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

  • Returns

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31-Mar-2014
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31-Mar-2015
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31-Mar-2015
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31-Mar-2016
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31-Mar-2016
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31-Mar-2017
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31-Mar-2017
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31-Mar-2018
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31-Mar-2018
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31-Mar-2019
Total Return (%) Total return is expressed as the percentage change of an investment over a certain timeframe. It includes the net income earned by the investment in terms of dividends or interest along with any change in the capital value of the investment.

as of 31/Mar/2019

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

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in EUR, hedged fund 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

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 19/Jun/2019 USD 2,184.160
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Launch Date 28/May/2013
Inception Date 09/May/2018
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Emerging Markets Bond
Benchmark Index JP Morgan EMBI Global Diversified Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU1811365292
Bloomberg Ticker BGEGD2E
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BFNBJ29
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

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Ratings

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31/May/2019
Name Weight (%)
URUGUAY (ORIENTAL REPUBLIC OF) 5.1 06/18/2050 0.75
PERU (REPUBLIC OF) 8.75 11/21/2033 0.61
RUSSIAN FEDERATION RegS 5.25 06/23/2047 0.61
PERU (REPUBLIC OF) 5.625 11/18/2050 0.57
POLAND (REPUBLIC OF) 5 03/23/2022 0.54
Name Weight (%)
1MDB GLOBAL INVESTMENTS LTD RegS 4.4 03/09/2023 0.51
HUNGARY (REPUBLIC OF) 6.375 03/29/2021 0.50
COLOMBIA REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNMENT) 5 06/15/2045 0.48
ECUADOR REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNMENT) RegS 10.75 03/28/2022 0.47
PANAMA (REPUBLIC OF) 6.7 01/26/2036 0.45
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 31/May/2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31/May/2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31/May/2019

% 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 D2 EUR - 117.76 1.12 0.96 117.76 101.81 - LU1811365292 - -
Class X2 Hedged SEK None 1,036.28 -1.20 -0.12 1,043.59 973.72 - LU1499592894 - -
Class D2 USD - 111.00 0.64 0.58 111.00 98.71 - LU1811365029 - -
Class A2 USD None 131.67 0.36 0.27 131.67 116.93 - LU0836513696 - -
Class I7 USD Semi-Annual 108.21 0.62 0.58 108.21 98.66 - LU1333800438 - -
Class X2 EUR None 102.11 -1.06 -1.03 113.08 102.11 - LU1435395394 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR None 111.57 0.64 0.58 111.57 102.49 - LU1373035663 - -
Class N7 EUR Semi-Annual 106.61 -1.10 -1.02 124.06 106.61 - LU0916237901 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 110.64 0.63 0.57 110.64 100.28 - LU1373035580 - -
Class X2 Hedged EUR None 112.35 0.64 0.57 112.35 101.57 - LU1387770735 - -
Class F2 USD None 103.96 -0.12 -0.12 104.62 99.31 - LU1640626278 - -
Class I2 USD None 130.88 0.36 0.28 130.88 116.05 - LU1064902957 - -
Class X2 USD None 127.94 -0.15 -0.12 128.73 117.44 - LU0826455437 - -
Class I2 Hedged GBP None 114.41 0.31 0.27 114.41 102.55 - LU1400680390 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

John Hutson
John Hutson
PortSols CREDIT LON GFI - Group
PortSols CREDIT LON GFI - Group

Literature

Literature