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RBC Global Bond Fund Series A

Global Fixed Income

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NAVPS
(06-14-2024)
$9.20
Change
$0.03 (0.28%)

As at May 31, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

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RBC Global Bond Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (October 31, 1991): 3.70%

Fund Returns
Row Heading Return Annualized Return
1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 2 Yr 3 Yr 4 Yr 5 Yr 6 Yr 7 Yr 8 Yr 9 Yr 10 Yr
Fund 0.46% -0.85% 0.82% -2.35% -0.18% -2.17% -4.58% -3.92% -1.96% -0.84% -0.78% -0.58% -0.08% 0.40%
Benchmark 0.00% -0.84% 0.62% -0.82% 0.03% 1.24% -2.50% -4.40% -1.98% -0.42% -0.71% -0.15% 0.99% 1.76%
Category Average 1.16% 2.23% 2.23% -0.81% 2.43% 0.70% -2.13% -1.19% -0.21% 0.49% 0.25% 0.66% 0.84% 1.06%
Category Rank 500 / 543 496 / 539 496 / 536 502 / 536 463 / 490 420 / 440 341 / 356 249 / 293 200 / 245 167 / 209 108 / 173 103 / 150 97 / 122 83 / 105
Quartile Ranking 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Fund -0.38% -0.44% -0.41% -2.30% -0.85% 3.47% 3.25% -0.69% -0.83% 0.67% -1.97% 0.46%
Benchmark -2.61% -0.13% 1.51% -3.16% 1.33% 2.61% 1.46% 0.01% 0.00% 0.40% -1.24% 0.00%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

7.17% (December 1991)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-4.16% (October 1992)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 7.27% 1.12% 3.43% 1.33% 1.10% 5.42% 6.39% -4.00% -14.74% 4.56%
Benchmark 10.42% 16.63% -1.36% -0.08% 7.82% 1.45% 7.03% -6.05% -10.83% 2.72%
Category Average 4.74% 2.92% 2.08% 2.75% -0.04% 5.49% 5.94% -1.81% -10.70% 5.33%
Quartile Ranking 3 4 1 2 3 2 3 3 4 3
Category Rank 57/ 98 110/ 120 21/ 132 81/ 163 108/ 191 87/ 234 165/ 268 241/ 325 367/ 392 332/ 472

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

7.27% (2014)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-14.74% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Foreign Government Bonds 64.29
Cash and Equivalents 22.29
Canadian Corporate Bonds 9.08
Foreign Corporate Bonds 3.65
Canadian Government Bonds 0.69

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 77.81
Cash and Cash Equivalent 22.28
Exchange Traded Fund 0.04
Other -0.13

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 49.88
Europe 30.60
Asia 13.07
Latin America 3.40
Multi-National 1.86
Other 1.19

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Germany Government 0.00% 15-Feb-2031 3.22
United States Treasury 0.88% 15-Nov-2030 3.07
France Government 1.25% 25-May-2036 2.02
United States Treasury 2.88% 15-May-2043 1.85
France Government 0.00% 25-Nov-2031 1.78
Italy Government 2.80% 01-Dec-2028 1.51
Germany Government 0.25% 15-Feb-2029 1.50
United States Treasury 2.25% 15-Nov-2025 1.46
Italy Government 1.45% 15-May-2025 1.43
United States Treasury 3.00% 15-Aug-2052 1.42

Equity Style

Equity style data not available

Fixed Income Style

Average Duration: M. Average Credit Quality: M.
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

RBC Global Bond Fund Series A

Median

Other - Global Fixed Income

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 6.21% 5.44% 4.47%
Beta 0.68% 0.55% 0.37%
Alpha -0.03% -0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.58% 0.47% 0.40%
Sharpe -1.19% -0.71% -0.21%
Sortino -1.39% -1.06% -0.70%
Treynor -0.11% -0.07% -0.03%
Tax Efficiency - - -
Volatility Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 1 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 1 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 2 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 6.16% 6.21% 5.44% 4.47%
Beta 0.73% 0.68% 0.55% 0.37%
Alpha 0.00% -0.03% -0.01% 0.00%
Rsquared 0.49% 0.58% 0.47% 0.40%
Sharpe -0.79% -1.19% -0.71% -0.21%
Sortino -0.75% -1.39% -1.06% -0.70%
Treynor -0.07% -0.11% -0.07% -0.03%
Tax Efficiency - - - -

Fund Details

Start Date October 31, 1991
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Assets ($mil) $10,689

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
RBF267

Investment Objectives

To achieve above average long-term total returns by taking advantage of interest rate and currency fluctuations in world fixed-income markets. To provide total returns comprised of interest income and some capital growth. The fund invests primarily in high-quality fixed-income securities, denominated in foreign currencies and issued internationally by Canadian and foreign governments.

Investment Strategy

To achieve the fund’s objectives, the portfolio manager: invests in fixed-income securities of governments, their agencies, supranational organizations or companies throughout the world; selects securities based on fundamental economic analysis examining economic growth, inflation and the fiscal and monetary policy in each country.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Dagmara Fijalkowski 09-29-2006
Soo Boo Cheah 09-29-2006

Management and Organization

Fund Manager RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Advisor RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Distributor Royal Mutual Funds Inc.
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 25
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 1.57%
Management Fee 1.35%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 0.75%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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