Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 01/31/2020 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -2.00 1.60 1.41 3.62 7.11
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -2.00 1.60 1.41 3.62 7.11
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) 6.12 4.33 2.42 2.00 5.82
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since InceptionInception 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.89 1.65 1.45 3.70 7.15
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.89 1.65 1.45 3.70 7.15
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) 5.90 4.12 2.03 1.85 5.78

Calendar Year Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.89 1.44 2.62 6.61 -4.03 1.84 2.41 16.15 -2.21 13.00
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.89 1.44 2.62 6.61 -4.03 1.84 2.41 16.15 -2.21 13.00
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) 5.90 -0.84 7.49 1.60 -3.57 -0.48 -4.00 1.65 6.35 5.17

Cumulative Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 01/31/2020 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) -0.57 -2.00 4.88 7.25 42.70 888.90
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) -0.57 -2.00 4.88 7.25 42.70 888.90
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) 1.62 6.12 13.55 12.69 21.91 560.18
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr Since Inception since 09/18/1986
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) 0.89 0.89 5.03 7.45 43.82 894.55
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) 0.89 0.89 5.03 7.45 43.82 894.55
FTSE World Government Bond Index (%) 5.90 5.90 12.87 10.58 20.12 549.67

After-Tax Average Annual Total Returns [further-information] As of 12/31/2019

Month EndAs of 01/31/2020 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -4.39 -0.59 -0.16 1.67
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold -1.17 0.36 0.46 2.06
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -4.39 -0.59 -0.16 1.67
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold -1.17 0.36 0.46 2.06
Quarter EndAs of 12/31/2019 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) Before Shares Sold -1.49 -0.51 -0.10 1.75
Fund without Sales Charge (%) (NAV) After Shares Sold 0.66 0.41 0.49 2.12
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) Before Shares Sold -1.49 -0.51 -0.10 1.75
Fund with Sales Charge (%) (POP) After Shares Sold 0.66 0.41 0.49 2.12

SALES CHARGE, EXPENSES & FEES As of 05/01/2019 (updated annually)

Gross Expense Ratio 0.77%
Net Expense Ratio [further-information] 0.69%
Max Initial Sales Charge 0.00%
CDSC

Volatility Measures [further-information] As of 01/31/2020 Updated Monthly, based on a 3-year period

Sharpe Ratio -0.01
Standard Deviation 6.20

Benchmarks

A benchmark is a comparable broad-based index that can be used to evaluate a fund's performance.

  • FTSE World Government Bond Index