(As of 3/31/2021)

RBC Emerging Markets Bond Fund Series A

(Emerging Markets Fixed Income)

FundGrade A+® Rating recipient
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Inception Return
5.34 %
YTD Return -6.45 %
Change $0.01 / 0.10 %
Growth of $10,000 (As of March 31, 2021)
MER 1.73 %
Assets ($mil) $41.92
Rank (1Yr) 43/58
Std Dev (3Yr) 8.44 %
Volatility Ranking (3Yr) 3/10
RRSP Eligibility Yes
Load No Load
Max Front End -
Max Back End -
Sales Status Open
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.
Management Co.
RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
  • Dagmara Fijalkowski, RBC Global Asset Mgmt Inc. (RBC GAM)
  • David Nava, RBC Global Asset Mgmt Inc. (RBC GAM)
Asset Allocation
(As of December 31, 2020)
Sector Allocation
(As of December 31, 2020)
Geographic Allocation
(As of December 31, 2020)
Top 10 Holdings
Cash & Cash EquivalentsCash and EquivalentsCash and Cash EquivalentCanada3.25%
iShares JPMorgan Emerging Mkts Bond ETF (EMB)Foreign BondsFixed IncomeMulti-National3.02%
Peru Government 8.75% 21-Nov-2033Foreign BondsFixed IncomeLatin America2.24%
VanEck Vectors JPM EM Local Curr Bond ETF (EMLC)Foreign BondsFixed IncomeMulti-National1.95%
Ghana Government 8.63% 16-Jun-2049Foreign BondsFixed IncomeAfrica and Middle East1.83%
Dominican Republic Government 7.45% 30-Apr-2044Foreign BondsFixed IncomeLatin America1.82%
Colombia Government 6.13% 18-Jan-2041Foreign BondsFixed IncomeLatin America1.79%
Kazakhstan Government 4.88% 14-Oct-2044Foreign BondsFixed IncomeOther Asian1.69%
United States Treasury 2.25% 15-Feb-2027Foreign BondsFixed IncomeUnited States1.63%
Indonesia Government 5.25% 17-Jan-2042Foreign BondsFixed IncomeAsia/Pacific Rim1.60%

Performance Data (As of March 31, 2021)
  Return (%) Annualized Return (%)
Return 1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Fund -2.86 -6.45 -4.60 -6.45 3.61 2.34 2.93 6.63
Benchmark -2.55 -6.05 -7.99 -6.05 -8.64 1.84 1.95 4.95
Quartile Ranking 4 4 4 4 3 2 3 -

Calendar Return (%) 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund 3.81 6.97 3.81 0.83 4.53 17.43 14.72 0.77 11.71 7.74
Benchmark 7.03 1.45 7.82 -0.08 -1.36 16.63 10.42 3.88 1.95 8.61
Quartile Ranking 2 3 1 4 3 1 1 2 4 -
MSCI ESG Fund Metrics (As of April 01, 2021)
4th Percentile - Global

The MSCI ESG Quality Score measures the ability of underlying holdings to manage key medium to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors.

ESG Leaders are companies with a best in class MSCI ESG Rating. ESG Laggards are companies with a worst in class MSCI ESG Rating. MSCI ESG Ratings is designed to identify ESG risks or opportunities that may not be captured through conventional financial analysis. Companies are rated on a AAA-CCC scale relative to the standards and performance of their industry peers, according to analysis of thousands of data points across 36 key ESG issues.

The percentage of the portfolio's market value exposed to companies flagged for one or more standard SRI exclusion factors (alcohol, civilian firearms, gambling, weapons, cluster bombs, landmines, nuclear power, GMOs, and tobacco).

The portfolio weighted average of each company’s percent of revenue generated by Sustainable Impact Solutions (goods and services that address at least one of the world’s social and environmental challenges), as defined by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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