NerdWallet examined all 7,000+ mutual funds that were in existence for the full decade ending December 31, 2012. Below are the top performing world bond funds of that ten year time period. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.
|Fund Name||Symbol||Annual Return||Annual Volatility||Assets Under Management||Expense Ratio|
|Templeton Global Bond||TGBAX||9.23%||8%||64,430,628,522||0.64%|
|Oppenheimer International Bond||OIBNX||6.91%||9%||12,764,374,948||1.41%|
|Putnam Global Income||PGGMX||5.25%||9%||363,192,634||1.35%|
|BlackRock World Income||MDWIX||5.03%||8%||128,530,022||1.31%|
|American Century International Bond||AIBDX||4.98%||9%||1,262,573,049||1.06%|
|Aberdeen Global Fixed Income||CUGAX||4.46%||6%||29,492,407||1.21%|
|Delaware International Bond||DPIFX||4.36%||10%||14,832,726||1.10%|
|AllianceBern Global Bond||ANAGX||4.33%||7%||3,494,768,933||0.90%|
|Waddell & Reed Global Bond||WGBCX||4.28%||5%||858,064,660||2.03%|
|Prudential Global Total Return||PCTRX||4.23%||9%||313,157,600||2.06%|
|PACE International Fixed Income||PWFAX||4.15%||9%||537,168,291||1.21%|
|Federated International Bond||FTIIX||4.14%||9%||74,893,855||0.99%|
|Columbia Global Bond||IGBFX||4.13%||6%||257,853,275||1.15%|
|T. Rowe Price International Bond||PAIBX||3.94%||8%||5,295,365,550||1.16%|
|PIMCO Foreign Bond (USD-Hedged)||PFODX||3.83%||5%||5,460,089,891||0.90%|
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