Fixed income fund primarily invests in debt instrument issued by corporate and government. Returns are generated from interest of the underlying bonds and trading bonds in the market.
Fixed Income funds include government bond funds, investment-grade bond funds, high-yield bond funds, emerging market bond funds, Asian bond funds, RMB bond funds and convertible bond funds.
Top 5 Performing Funds
|Fund||Base Currency||Fund Size|
|Overall Risk Grading||YTD|
|T. Rowe Price Glb High Inc Bd A USD||USD||686||medium||3.66||(0.22)||0.43||2.74||11.33||5.72||5.63|
|Fidelity US High Yield A-Dis-USD||USD||4,745||medium||5.10||0.00||0.95||3.99||11.23||5.39||5.50|
|JPM Global High Yield Bond A (mth) USD||USD||9,042||medium||5.03||0.09||0.59||3.56||11.07||5.56||5.36|
|AB Global High Yield A Inc||USD||20,511||medium||2.89||(0.76)||0.07||3.35||10.97||4.28||4.10|
|Principal Glbl High Yield A Acc USD||USD||308||medium||4.41||0.09||0.64||3.14||10.33||5.73||5.55|
Source: Morningstar (as of 9/30/2021)
*Source: Morningstar (as of 8/31/2021)
Fixed income funds are generally considered as lower risk-return investments than equity funds, which helps to diversify the risk of an investment portfolio. The risk of investing in fixed-income assets may include the fluctuation in interest rates, fluctuation in exchange rates and changes to credit rating of bonds.