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Keep in mind that as interest rates rise, prices for bonds with fixed interest rates may fall. This may have an adverse effect on a portfolio.
Foreign investing involves special risks due to factors such as increased volatility, currency fluctuation and political uncertainties. High yield bond funds may have higher yields and are subject to greater credit, market and interest rate risk than higher-rated fixed-income securities. Keep in mind that as interest rates rise, prices for bonds with fixed interest rates may fall. This may have an adverse effect on a Fund’s portfolio.
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index is an unmanaged index that covers the U.S. investment-grade fixed-rate bond market, including government and credit securities, agency mortgage passthrough securities, asset-backed securities and commercial mortgage-based securities. To qualify for inclusion, a bond or security must have at least one year to final maturity, rated investment grade Baa3 or better, dollar denominated, non-convertible, fixed rate and be publicly issued.
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Credit Index represents securities that are SEC-registered, taxable and U.S. dollar denominated. The index covers U.S. corporate and specified foreign debentures and secured notes that meet the specified maturity, liquidity and quality requirements.
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. MBS Index (Bloomberg Barclays Mortgage Index) is an unmanaged index that includes 15- and 30-year fixed-rate securities backed by mortgage pools of the Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA), Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC) and Federal National Mortgage Corporation (FNMC).
ICE BofA Merrill Lynch U.S. High Yield Master II Constrained Index tracks the performance of US dollar denominated below investment grade rated corporate debt publically issued in the US domestic market.
ICE BofA Merrill Lynch High Yield, BB-B Rated Constrained Index is a benchmark index for high yield corporate bonds which excludes lower-rated securities and caps exposure to any one issuer at 2% and is administered by Merrill Lynch.
S&P 500® Index (S&P 500) is an unmanaged index of U.S. large-cap common stocks.
Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index is a capitalization-weighted index. The index tracks the daily price performance of all A-shares and B-shares listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Investments cannot be made in an index.
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