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Western Asset Short-Term Bond Fund;A

Ranked 34 out of 76 in Short Investment Grade Debt over 36 months

All calculations are in USD unless stated

The Fund seeks current income, preservation of capital and liquidity. The Fund invests at least 80% of its assets in investment grade fixed income securities and related investments. The Fund may invest in securities of any maturity, although it maintains an average effective maturity of not more than 3 years.

sector performance

Short Investment Grade Debt
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Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.0%
2016 1.7% 0.6% 1.1% 0.6% -0.6%
2015 0.1% 0.5% 0.0% -0.2% -0.3%
2014 0.9% 0.5% 0.5% 0.0% -0.1%
2013 0.3% 0.2% -0.5% 0.3% 0.4%
2012 4.1% 1.8% 0.3% 1.4% 0.6%
2011 0.9% 1.3% 0.7% -0.8% -0.2%
2010 7.8% 3.1% 1.2% 3.0% 0.3%
2009 13.7% -0.1% 5.9% 5.6% 1.8%
2008 -12.4% -2.7% -0.3% -4.6% -5.4%
2007 1.4% 1.6% 0.0% 0.2% -0.4%
2006 3.9% 0.7% 0.0% 2.0% 1.1%
2005 1.2% -0.3% 1.2% 0.0% 0.3%
2004 1.5% 1.4% -1.5% 1.4% 0.2%
2003 2.2% 1.0% 1.0% 0.2% 0.0%
2002 6.4% -0.3% 2.4% 2.9% 1.3%
2001 8.2% 2.8% 1.1% 3.2% 1.0%
2000 7.2% 1.0% 1.8% 1.7% 2.6%
1999 0.8% 0.4% 0.0% 0.5% -0.1%
1998 6.1% 1.3% 1.5% 3.2% 0.0%
1997 6.7% -0.6% 2.7% 2.7% 1.8%
1996 2.3% -1.8% -0.1% 1.7% 2.4%
1995 3.0%

Returns Vs Risk

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in USD).

Registered For Sale In

  1. United States

Fund Info

  • Launch date11/11/1991
  • Share Class size34Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISINUS52469E5006

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management0.40%
  • Initial investment0