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AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund Releases Monthly Portfolio Update

 AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund Releases Monthly Portfolio Update

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2013

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AllianceBernstein Global High Income
Fund, Inc. (NYSE: AWF) (the "Fund") today released its monthly portfolio
update as of September 30, 2013.



AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund, Inc.
Top 10 Fixed Income Holdings
                                                             Portfolio %
1) Argentina Boden Bonds 7.00%, 10/03/15                     0.94%
2) Russian Agricultural Bank OJSC Via RSHB Capital SA 7.75%, 0.93%
5/29/18
3) Ivory Coast Government International Bond 5.75%, 12/31/32 0.78%
4) Brazilian Government International Bond 12.50%, 1/05/22   0.69%
5) Dominican Republic International Bond 8.625%, 4/20/27     0.65%
6) Argentina Bonar Bonds Series X 7.00%, 4/17/17             0.53%
7) El Salvador Government International Bond 7.65%, 6/15/35  0.51%
8) VTB Bank OJSC Via VTB Capital SA 6.875%, 5/29/18          0.49%
9) Gardner Denver, Inc. 6.875%, 8/15/21                      0.45%
10) Dominican Republic 16.00%, 7/10/20                       0.44%
Fixed Income Holdings by Security Type
                                                             Portfolio %
Corporates - Non-Investment Grades
Industrial
Consumer Non-Cyclical                                        8.14%
Energy                                                       6.38%
Capital Goods                                                5.32%
Communications - Media                                       5.05%
Technology                                                   4.45%
Basic                                                        4.39%
Consumer Cyclical - Other                                    2.74%
Communications - Telecommunications                          2.39%
Consumer Cyclical - Automotive                               2.25%
Services                                                     2.07%
Other Industrial                                             2.06%
Consumer Cyclical - Retailers                                1.84%
Transportation - Services                                    1.22%
Consumer Cyclical - Entertainment                            0.65%
Transportation - Airlines                                    0.34%
Consumer Cyclical - Restaurants                              0.11%
SUBTOTAL                                                     49.40%
Financial Institutions
Banking                                                      1.82%
Other Finance                                                1.68%
Finance                                                      0.97%
Insurance                                                    0.97%
Brokerage                                                    0.39%
REITS                                                        0.12%
SUBTOTAL                                                     5.95%
Utility
Electric                                                     1.68%
Natural Gas                                                  0.85%
SUBTOTAL                                                     2.53%
SUBTOTAL                                                     57.88%
Corporates - Investment Grades
Financial Institutions
Insurance                                                    1.50%
Banking                                                      1.38%
REITS                                                        0.47%
Finance                                                      0.30%
Other Finance                                                0.20%
SUBTOTAL                                                     3.85%
Industrial
Basic                                                        1.57%
Communications - Media                                       0.24%
Capital Goods                                                0.23%
Communications - Telecommunications                          0.17%
Transportation - Airlines                                    0.07%
Consumer Cyclical - Other                                    0.02%
SUBTOTAL                                                     2.30%
Non Corporate Sectors
Agencies - Not Government Guaranteed                         0.26%
SUBTOTAL                                                     0.26%
Utility
Natural Gas                                                  0.14%
Electric                                                     0.06%
SUBTOTAL                                                     0.20%
SUBTOTAL                                                     6.61%
Collateralized Mortgage Obligations
Non-Agency Fixed Rate                                        3.42%
Non-Agency Floating Rate                                     2.54%
SUBTOTAL                                                     5.96%
Governments - Treasuries
Treasuries                                                   4.76%
SUBTOTAL                                                     4.76%
Bank Loans
Industrial
Consumer Non-Cyclical                                        0.90%
Consumer Cyclical - Automotive                               0.76%
Technology                                                   0.49%
Services                                                     0.46%
Consumer Cyclical - Entertainment                            0.41%
Basic                                                        0.39%
Consumer Cyclical - Retailers                                0.30%
Capital Goods                                                0.19%
Communications - Media                                       0.16%
Other Industrial                                             0.16%
Energy                                                       0.08%
Consumer Cyclical - Other                                    0.03%
SUBTOTAL                                                     4.33%
Non Corporate Sectors
Foreign Local Government - Municipal                         0.13%
SUBTOTAL                                                     0.13%
Financial Institutions
Insurance                                                    0.04%
SUBTOTAL                                                     0.04%
SUBTOTAL                                                     4.50%
Emerging Markets - Corporate Bonds
Industrial
Consumer Non-Cyclical                                        1.01%
Communications - Telecommunications                          0.70%
Capital Goods                                                0.50%
Basic                                                        0.46%
Consumer Cyclical - Retailers                                0.33%
Consumer Cyclical - Other                                    0.22%
Transportation - Airlines                                    0.18%
Communications - Media                                       0.11%
Transportation - Services                                    0.10%
SUBTOTAL                                                     3.61%
Financial Institutions
Banking                                                      0.22%
Finance                                                      0.19%
SUBTOTAL                                                     0.41%
SUBTOTAL                                                     4.02%
Emerging Markets - Sovereigns                                4.02%
Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities
Non-Agency Fixed Rate CMBS                                   1.85%
Non-Agency Floating Rate CMBS                                0.32%
SUBTOTAL                                                     2.17%
Preferred Stocks
Financial Institutions                                       1.86%
Industrial                                                   0.01%
SUBTOTAL                                                     1.87%
Quasi-Sovereigns
Quasi-Sovereign Bonds                                        1.60%
SUBTOTAL                                                     1.60%
Governments - Sovereign Agencies                             1.04%
Emerging Markets - Treasuries                                0.97%
Local Governments - Municipal Bonds                          0.92%
Governments - Sovereign Bonds                                0.81%
Asset-Backed Securities
Home Equity Loans - Fixed Rate                               0.61%
Home Equity Loans - Floating Rate                            0.13%
SUBTOTAL                                                     0.74%
Local Governments - Regional Bonds                           0.37%
Inflation-Linked Securities                                  0.22%
Common Stocks                                                0.19%
Options Purchased - Puts
Options on Funds and Investment Trusts                       0.02%
SUBTOTAL                                                     0.02%
Credit Default Swap Options
Swaptions                                                    0.01%
SUBTOTAL                                                     0.01%
Short-Term Investments
Investment Companies                                         1.27%
Governments - Treasuries                                     0.05%
Total Fixed Income                                           100.00%
Country Breakdown
                                                             Portfolio %
United States                                                66.06%
United Kingdom                                               4.32%
Brazil                                                       3.31%
Russia                                                       3.21%
Luxembourg                                                   1.66%
Canada                                                       1.56%
Argentina                                                    1.52%
Netherlands                                                  1.42%
Germany                                                      1.41%
Dominican Republic                                           1.22%
South Africa                                                 1.02%
France                                                       0.87%
Ireland                                                      0.79%
Ivory Coast                                                  0.78%
Switzerland                                                  0.75%
El Salvador                                                  0.62%
Bermuda                                                      0.60%
Mexico                                                       0.59%
Indonesia                                                    0.58%
United Arab Emirates                                         0.55%
Italy                                                        0.53%
Spain                                                        0.47%
Croatia                                                      0.46%
Peru                                                         0.45%
Colombia                                                     0.45%
Kazakhstan                                                   0.38%
Portugal                                                     0.33%
Barbados                                                     0.32%
Chile                                                        0.31%
Australia                                                    0.27%
Philippines                                                  0.26%
Costa Rica                                                   0.26%
Sweden                                                       0.23%
Ghana                                                        0.23%
Norway                                                       0.23%
Nigeria                                                      0.22%
Singapore                                                    0.22%
Uruguay                                                      0.22%
Serbia                                                       0.21%
China                                                        0.13%
Bahrain                                                      0.13%
Belgium                                                      0.13%
Japan                                                        0.13%
Austria                                                      0.10%
Macau                                                        0.10%
Denmark                                                      0.08%
India                                                        0.08%
Hong Kong                                                    0.07%
Virgin Islands (BVI)                                         0.06%
Jamaica                                                      0.05%
Greece                                                       0.05%
Total Investments                                            100.00%
Net Currency Exposure Breakdown
                                                             Portfolio %
United States Dollar                                         102.65%
Mexican Peso                                                 1.99%
Russian Rubles                                               0.79%
Dominican Peso                                               0.46%
Brazilian Real                                               0.44%
Philippine Peso                                              0.28%
Costa Rican Colon                                            0.28%
Uruguayan Peso                                               0.23%
Nigerian Naira                                               0.23%
Chilean Peso                                                 0.22%
Colombian Peso                                               0.19%
Hungarian Forint                                             0.18%
Swiss Franc                                                  0.04%
South African Rand                                           0.01%
Canadian Dollar                                              -0.01%
New Turkish Lira                                             -0.03%
Indonesian Rupiah                                            -0.03%
Peruvian Nuevo Sol                                           -0.47%
Euro                                                         -1.37%
Great British Pound                                          -2.13%
Australian Dollar                                            -3.95%
Total Investments                                            100.00%
Credit Quality Breakdown
                                                             Portfolio %
AAA                                                          2.62%
AA                                                           0.59%
A                                                            4.22%
BBB                                                          13.43%
BB                                                           24.91%
B                                                            34.27%
CCC                                                          14.86%
CC                                                           0.83%
D                                                            0.86%
Not Rated                                                    2.08%
Short Term Investments                                       1.33%
Total Investments                                            100.00%
Portfolio Statistics:
Average Coupon:                                              8.18%
Average Bond Price :                                         102.25
Percentage of Leverage:
Bank Borrowing:                                              0.00%
Investment Operations:                                       17.37%*
Preferred Stock:                                             0.00%
Tender Option Bonds:                                         0.00%
Term Asset-Backed Loans Facility (TALF):                     0.00%
Total Fund Leverage:                                         17.37%
Average Maturity:                                            6.86 Years
Effective Duration:                                          4.73 Years
Total Net Assets:                                            $1,319.32 Million
Net Asset Value:                                             $15.17
Number of Holdings:                                          946
Portfolio Turnover:                                          38%

* Investment Operations may include the use of certain portfoliomanagement
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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