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RBC Emerging Markets Bond Fund (CAD Hedged) Series A

Emerg Mkts Fixed Income

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FundGrade C

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

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NAVPS
(04-16-2024)
$6.94
Change
-$0.05 (-0.68%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at December 31, 2023

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RBC Emerging Markets Bond Fund (CAD Hedged) Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (September 26, 2016): -0.12%

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 2.04% 1.67% 10.69% 1.67% 10.01% 0.30% -2.32% 1.72% -0.77% -0.25% 0.05% - - -
Benchmark 1.61% 3.45% 11.17% 3.45% 9.46% 4.54% -0.14% 0.12% 0.30% 1.16% 1.34% 2.31% 2.76% 4.08%
Category Average 1.06% 9.02% 9.02% 2.05% 8.58% 3.87% 0.64% 3.11% 1.04% 0.89% - - - -
Category Rank 18 / 69 51 / 69 21 / 66 51 / 69 23 / 66 56 / 60 41 / 45 28 / 44 30 / 36 24 / 33 25 / 33 - - -
Quartile Ranking 2 3 2 3 2 4 4 3 4 3 4 - - -

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 0.01% -0.67% 2.47% 2.13% -1.75% -2.70% -1.29% 5.62% 4.42% -1.19% 0.84% 2.04%
Benchmark 0.97% -1.12% -0.50% 1.36% 1.10% -3.28% 1.39% 3.75% 2.16% -0.12% 1.93% 1.61%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

8.02% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-15.17% (March 2020)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - - - 6.80% -5.10% 11.50% 3.37% -3.84% -17.77% 9.84%
Benchmark 14.63% 18.71% 3.92% 4.16% 4.15% 7.03% 4.99% -4.38% -12.92% 7.92%
Category Average - - - - - 9.00% 3.99% -4.64% -9.10% 9.06%
Quartile Ranking - - - 2 4 2 3 2 4 2
Category Rank - - - 12/ 29 25/ 33 13/ 36 22/ 38 20/ 45 57/ 60 27/ 66

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

11.50% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-17.77% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Foreign Government Bonds 90.82
Cash and Equivalents 9.20
Foreign Corporate Bonds 0.03
Other -0.05

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 90.86
Cash and Cash Equivalent 9.20
Other -0.06

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Latin America 35.83
Africa and Middle East 31.19
Asia 14.34
Europe 10.90
North America 7.78
Other -0.04

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
US Dollar 4.61
Oman Government 4.75% 15-Jun-2026 2.08
Oman Government 6.50% 08-Mar-2047 1.86
United States Treasury 2.25% 15-Feb-2027 1.82
Peru Government 8.75% 21-Nov-2033 1.81
Colombia Government 6.13% 18-Jan-2041 1.73
Saudi Arabia Government 4.50% 17-Apr-2030 1.73
Philippines Government 7.75% 14-Jan-2031 1.62
Petroleos Mexicanos 5.95% 28-Jan-2031 1.50
Dominican Republic Government 7.45% 30-Apr-2044 1.45

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 Emerging Markets Bond Fund (CAD Hedged) Series A

Median

Other - Emerg Mkts Fixed Income

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 11.17% 12.05% -
Beta 1.02% 1.13% -
Alpha -0.02% -0.01% -
Rsquared 0.65% 0.63% -
Sharpe -0.39% -0.16% -
Sortino -0.54% -0.31% -
Treynor -0.04% -0.02% -
Tax Efficiency - - -
Volatility Volatility rating is 5 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 5 on a scale of 1 to 10 -

Risk Rating

Rating 5 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 8.88% 11.17% 12.05% -
Beta 0.99% 1.02% 1.13% -
Alpha 0.01% -0.02% -0.01% -
Rsquared 0.49% 0.65% 0.63% -
Sharpe 0.59% -0.39% -0.16% -
Sortino 1.63% -0.54% -0.31% -
Treynor 0.05% -0.04% -0.02% -
Tax Efficiency 82.51% - - -

Fund Details

Start Date September 26, 2016
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Assets ($mil) $810

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
RBF428

Investment Objectives

The objective of the fund is to provide total returns comprised of interest income and capital growth. The fund invests primarily in government debt securities of emerging market countries. The fund may also invest in emerging market corporate bonds and government debt securities of developed countries.

Investment Strategy

To achieve the fund’s objectives, the portfolio manager: invests primarily in bonds issued by governments of emerging market countries and denominated in U.S. dollars; emphasizes fundamental economic analysis of each country and its sensitivity to the shifting global environment; focuses on countries demonstrating improving fiscal, balance of payments and business-friendly trends.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
RBC Global Asset Management Inc. 08-23-2010
Dagmara Fijalkowski 02-22-2021
David Nava 02-22-2021

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 100,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 1.77%
Management Fee 1.50%
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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