AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund Releases Monthly Portfolio Update

 AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund Releases Monthly Portfolio Update

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2012

NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --AllianceBernstein Global High Income
Fund, Inc.[NYSE: AWF] (the "Fund") today released its monthly portfolio update
as of September 30, 2012.

AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund, Inc.
Top 10 Fixed Income Holdings
                                                         Portfolio %
1) U.S. Treasury Bonds 3.125%, 11/15/41 - 2/15/42 3.55%
2) Republic of Brazil 12.50%, 1/05/22         0.94%
3) Russian Agricultural Bank OJSC Via RSHB Capital 0.93%
SA 7.75%, 5/29/18
4) Gazprom OAO Via Gaz Capital SA 6.51%, 3/07/22   0.91%
5) Argentina Bonos 7.00%, 10/03/15       0.88%
6) Ivory Coast Government International Bond    0.72%
3.75%, 12/31/32
7) Dominican Republic International Bond 8.625%,  0.64%
4/20/27
8) Turkey Government Bond 9.00%, 1/27/16          0.60%
9) El Salvador Government International Bond   0.53%
7.65%, 6/15/35
10) South Africa Government Bond Series R207 7.25%, 0.52%
1/15/20



Fixed Income Holdings by Security Type
                                             Portfolio %
Corporates - Non-Investment Grades
Industrial
Consumer Non-Cyclical          7.10%
Capital Goods             5.87%
Energy                  4.57%
Communications - Media     4.20%
Technology            3.72%
Consumer Cyclical - Other        3.61%
Basic                   3.46%
Communications - Telecommunications 3.17%
Consumer Cyclical - Automotive     1.70%
Services              1.62%
Consumer Cyclical - Retailers     1.42%
Other Industrial       1.32%
Transportation - Services      0.86%
Consumer Cyclical - Entertainment  0.68%

Transportation - Airlines         0.52%
Consumer Cyclical - Restaurants      0.25%
Transportation - Railroads         0.03%
SUBTOTAL         44.10%
Financial Institutions
Banking              1.70%
Finance               1.09%
Other Finance                 0.76%
Insurance                 0.64%
Brokerage               0.24%
REITS             0.16%
SUBTOTAL                4.59%
Utility
Electric                 1.79%
Natural Gas                    0.93%
SUBTOTAL                2.72%
SUBTOTAL             51.41%
Corporates - Investment Grades
Financial Institutions
Insurance                2.13%
Banking                1.45%
Other Finance                0.44%
Finance                  0.39%
REITS                    0.32%
Brokerage                   0.09%
SUBTOTAL                4.82%
Industrial
Basic                 1.37%
Energy                 0.43%
Consumer Cyclical - Other         0.30%
Other Industrial             0.24%
Communications - Telecommunications     0.17%
Capital Goods                    0.10%
Consumer Cyclical - Retailers       0.09%
Transportation - Airlines            0.07%
SUBTOTAL                2.77%
Non Corporate Sectors
Agencies - Not Government Guaranteed    1.76%
SUBTOTAL                  1.76%
Utility
Electric             0.14%
SUBTOTAL                0.14%
SUBTOTAL              9.49%
Governments - Treasuries
Treasuries     8.87%
SUBTOTAL         8.87%
Emerging Markets - Sovereigns 4.82%
Collateralized Mortgage Obligations
Non-Agency Floating Rate          2.15%
Non-Agency Fixed Rate             1.62%
SUBTOTAL         3.77%



Emerging Markets - Corporate Bonds
 Industrial
Basic              1.03%
Consumer Cyclical - Other       0.54%
Communications - Media       0.52%
Consumer Non-Cyclical        0.36%
Other Industrial          0.32%
Technology           0.23%
Communications - Telecommunications 0.21%
Transportation - Services          0.13%
Energy                     0.09%
Consumer Cyclical - Retailers  0.08%
Capital Goods                0.01%
SUBTOTAL        3.52%
Financial Institutions
Other Finance          0.14%
Banking               0.03%
SUBTOTAL              0.17%
Utility
Electric               0.03%
SUBTOTAL                0.03%
SUBTOTAL               3.72%
Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities
Non-Agency Fixed Rate CMBS     2.57%
Non-Agency Floating Rate CMBS    0.45%
SUBTOTAL          3.02%
Emerging Markets - Treasuries 2.84%
Bank Loans
Industrial
Consumer Cyclical - Automotive    0.42%
Technology               0.35%
Consumer Non-Cyclical            0.26%
Consumer Cyclical - Other       0.21%
Basic               0.19%
Other Industrial       0.19%
Communications - Media      0.17%
Consumer Cyclical - Entertainment   0.12%
Capital Goods                  0.09%
Energy                  0.08%
Services              0.07%
Consumer Cyclical - Retailers     0.06%
SUBTOTAL                2.21%
Financial Institutions
Finance            0.21%
SUBTOTAL               0.21%
Non Corporate Sectors
Foreign Local Government - Municipal   0.09%
SUBTOTAL             0.09%
Utility
Electric              0.08%
SUBTOTAL            0.08%

SUBTOTAL              2.59%
Quasi-Sovereigns
Quasi-Sovereign Bonds           2.30%
SUBTOTAL               2.30%
Asset-Backed Securities
Home Equity Loans - Fixed Rate         0.85%
Home Equity Loans - Floating Rate      0.25%
SUBTOTAL            1.10%
Preferred Stocks
Financial Institutions            0.86%
SUBTOTAL                   0.86%
Supranationals           0.58%
Local Governments - Regional Bonds 0.57%
Governments - Sovereign Agencies   0.42%
Inflation-Linked Securities      0.40%
Local Governments - Municipal Bonds   0.38%
Governments - Sovereign Bonds   0.35%
Common Stocks             0.19%
Options Purchased - Puts
Options on Funds and Investment Trusts 0.08%
Options on Forward Contracts            0.02%
SUBTOTAL             0.10%
Short-Term Investments
Investment Companies                2.07%
Governments - Sovereign Bonds           0.15%
Total Fixed Income      100.00%



Country Breakdown
                                        Portfolio %
United States 64.95%
Russia 4.34%
Brazil  3.64%
United Kingdom       2.86%
Argentina       1.80%
Luxembourg          1.49%
Netherlands    1.15%
Dominican Republic     1.11%
Germany      1.07%
South Africa     0.99%
Canada    0.97%
Turkey    0.86%
El Salvador      0.78%
Indonesia     0.75%
Ireland 0.75%
Switzerland     0.74%
Cote D'Ivoire    0.72%
Mexico    0.72%
Hungary       0.64%
Ukraine     0.60%
Supranational     0.58%
Peru     0.58%
Italy   0.57%



India     0.54%
United Arab Emirates       0.50%
Spain      0.47%
Colombia       0.47%
France      0.46%
Kazakhstan          0.45%
Croatia      0.44%
Uruguay           0.40%
Portugal        0.39%
Chile         0.34%
Barbados             0.31%
Japan       0.29%
Philippines        0.26%
Hong Kong            0.24%
Serbia     0.24%
Ghana          0.24%
Australia      0.22%
Norway          0.21%
Trinidad & Tobago          0.15%
China         0.13%
Singapore           0.12%
Czech Republic              0.11%
Bermuda       0.09%
Austria     0.07%
Denmark        0.07%
Virgin Islands (BVI)    0.06%
Nigeria 0.05%
Euro Zone      0.02%
Total Investments        100.00%



Net Currency Exposure Breakdown
                                           Portfolio %
United States Dollar  100.77%
Mexican Peso   1.01%
New Turkish Lira  1.00%
Brazilian Real 0.82%
Dominican Peso          0.52%
Russian Rubles       0.48%
Uruguayan Peso       0.45%
Philippine Peso   0.29%
Colombian Peso      0.23%
Chilean Peso      0.23%
Hungarian Forint      0.10%
Great British Pound       0.07%
Nigerian Naira 0.05%
Indonesian Rupiah    0.05%
Australian Dollar   0.03%
South African Rand      -0.01%
Canadian Dollar    -1.01%
Japanese Yen        -2.01%
Euro       -3.07%
Total Investments        100.00%



Credit Quality Breakdown 
                                    Portfolio %
AAA       7.31%
AA           0.44%
A        6.76%
BBB             16.27%
BB              22.73%
B           29.87%
CCC            11.01%
CC          0.40%
C          0.03%
D         0.53%
Not Rated       2.42%
Short Term Investments      2.23%
Total Investments 100.00%





Portfolio Statistics:
Average Coupon:        8.62%
Average Bond Price :       N/A
Percentage of Leverage:
Bank Borrowing:           0.00%
Investment Operations:              11.69%*
Preferred Stock:          0.00%
Tender Option Bonds:               0.00%
Term Asset-Backed Loans Facility (TALF): 0.00%
Total Fund Leverage:              11.69%
Average Maturity:                 7.98 Years
Effective Duration:               4.86 Years
Total Net Assets:                $1,316.17 Million
Net Asset Value:               $15.34
Number of Holdings:               901
Portfolio Turnover:         26%

* Investment Operations may include the use of certain portfolio management
techniques such as credit default swaps, dollar rolls, negative cash, reverse
repurchase agreements and when-issued
securities.

The foregoing portfolio characteristics are as of the date indicated and can
be expected to change. The Fund is a closed-end U.S.-registered management
investment company advised by AllianceBernstein L. P.





SOURCE AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund, Inc.

Contact: Shareholder Contact: 1-800-221-5672
 
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