The Doubleline Total Return Fund bolstered allocations to private-label residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) in 2017.
Holdings of these securities as a share of net assets increased by 3% year-on-year, from $12.2 billion to $13.3 billion. Over the same period, the share of US agency-backed RMBS – securities issued by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae – fell 3.1%, from $28.8 billion to $25.7 billion.
In 2017, the fund’s net assets dropped $7.9 billion, from $60.8 billion to $52.9
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