Best- and worst-performing international fixed-income mutual funds

By category, ranked by one-year total returns

Jun 15, 2014 @ 5:59 pm

Emerging-Markets Local Currency Debt

All Portfolio net assets ($M)1-year return3-year return5-year returnExpense ratio*
Dreyfus Emerging Markets Debt Local Currency Fund I (DDBIX)$1,775.2-0.58%0.82%6.71%0.94%
Hartford Emerging Markets Local Debt Fund A (HLDAX)$300.5-0.90%1.79%N/A1.25%
TCW Emerging Markets Local Currency Income Fund I (TGWIX)$232.9-2.65%0.74%N/A0.90%
Eaton Vance Emerging Markets Local Income Fund A (EEIAX)$361.6-3.14%-0.37%6.66%1.39%
Goldman Sachs Local Emerging Markets Debt Fund Institutional (GIMDX)$1,911.8-3.64%0.07%6.67%0.91%
PIMCO Emerging Local Bond Fund;Institutional (PELBX)$10,336.3-3.66%-0.04%7.39%0.90%
JPMorgan Emerging Markets Local Currrency Debt Fund A (JECAX)$147.8-3.70%N/AN/A1.30%
Stone Harbor Local Markets Fund Institutional (SHLMX)$2,465.8-5.09%-1.28%N/A0.87%
Classification total/average$18,505.2-3.46%-0.07%6.50%1.27%
J.P. Morgan EMBI Global 4.97%7.55%10.35%

Emerging-Markets Hard Currency Debt

Top 10Portfolio net assets ($M)1-year return3-year return5-year returnExpense ratio*
DoubleLine Emerging Markets Fixed Income Fund I (DBLEX)$543.06.65%6.03%N/A0.92%
Voya Emerging Markets Hard Currency Debt Fund P (IHCSX)$169.06.33%N/AN/A0.15%
Fidelity Series Emerging Markets Debt Fund F (FEDFX)$1,166.95.63%7.53%N/A0.72%
Fidelity New Markets Income Fund (FNMIX)$4,513.05.47%8.22%11.32%0.86%
Goldman Sachs Emerging Markets Debt Fund Institutional (GSDIX)$1,474.35.21%7.46%11.49%0.89%
John Hancock Emerging Markets Debt Fund A (JMKAX)$222.35.12%5.02%N/A1.35%
Fidelity Advisor Emerging Markets Income Fund T (FAEMX)$2,270.44.99%7.76%10.77%1.21%
Transamerica Emerging Markets Debt I2 $557.54.46%N/AN/A0.69%
T. Rowe Price Emerging Markets Corporate Bond Investor (TRECX)$115.74.42%N/AN/A1.15%
Franklin Templeton Emerg Markets Debt Opportunity Fund (FEMDX)$605.04.19%5.90%12.49%1.01%
Bottom 5
SEI Emerging Markets Debt Fund A (SITEX)$1,310.9-0.61%3.93%9.85%1.81%
Ashmore Emerging Markets Total Return Fund Institutional (EMKIX)$730.9-0.43%2.42%N/A1.02%
Emerging Markets Debt (SEDAX)$1,576.60.05%4.84%10.71%0.94%
Pimco Emerging Markets Full Spectrum Bond Fund Institutional (PFSIX)$349.80.09%N/AN/A0.99%
RBC BlueBay Emerging Market Select Bond Fund I (RBESX)$212.30.50%N/AN/A1.02%
Classification total/average$49,957.62.71%5.67%10.39%1.24%
J.P. Morgan EMBI Global4.97%7.55%10.35%

International Income

Top 10Portfolio net assets ($M)1-year return3-year return5-year returnExpense ratio*
Pimco Foreign Bond Fund (Unhedged) Institutional (PFUIX)$2,463.86.59%2.62%8.22%0.53%
Legg Mason BW International Opportunities Bond IS (LMOTX)$178.45.25%5.37%N/A0.65%
T. Rowe Price Institutional International Bond Fund (RPIIX)$297.54.70%0.94%4.35%0.55%
Pimco Foreign Bond Fund (US Dollar-Hedged) Institutional (PFORX)$6,538.54.57%7.03%8.87%0.53%
T. Rowe Price International Bond Fund (RPIBX)$5,031.34.42%0.68%4.07%0.83%
Wells Fargo Advantage International Bond Fund Institutional (ESICX)$1,442.94.36%1.36%4.99%0.70%
Templeton Global Total Return Fund Advisor (TTRZX)$8,581.23.87%5.78%10.37%0.76%
American Century International Bond Fund Investor (BEGBX)$1,204.33.65%0.08%2.49%0.80%
Templeton Global Bond Fund A (TPINX)$70,774.63.60%4.24%7.89%0.88%
Vanguard Total International Bond Index Fund Investor (VTIBX)$23,052.33.47%N/A0.23%
Bottom 5
Aberdeen Asia Bond Fund Institutional (CSABX)$212.5-2.31%1.06%6.42%0.70%
Federated Prudent DollarBear Fund A (PSAFX)$117.4-1.76%-3.73%0.16%1.32%
John Hancock Asia Pacific Total Return Bond Fund NAV $431.30.06%N/AN/A0.86%
Oppenheimer International Bond Fund A (OIBAX)$9,248.20.17%1.04%5.02%1.00%
CGCM International Fixed Income Investments (TIFUX)$258.51.52%4.50%5.95%0.69%
Classification total/average $133,147.42.99%1.90%5.41%1.09%
Barclays Global Aggregate ex U.S. Total Return5.72%0.95%4.01%

Assets as of April 30, returns as of June 3. Distinct classes and funds with $100 million portfolio minimum only. Excludes leveraged and inverse funds. Funds closed to new investors have been omitted for the top-10 grouping. Rankings are based on unrounded figures. Three and five-year returns are annualized. In case of multiple share classes, the oldest share class is listed. N/A = not available (fund has been in operation for less than the year indicated). *Net prospectus Source: Lipper

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