Provides the benefits of a dynamic asset allocation investment process through the global platform using traditional and alternative asset classes.
The investment team monitors and rebalances the portfolio of mutual funds and ETFs to achieve the appropriate level of risk for the given timeframe.
The fund satisfies the requirements for a Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA).
Qualified Default Investment Alternative: an investment vehicle that may be used for retirement plan contributions in the absence of direction from the plan participant.
As a result, it qualifies as a default investment for retirement plan participants who do not want to choose their own funds.
Without a waiver, returns would have been lower and any rankings/ratings might have been less favorable.
Source: Lipper Inc. Rankings are historical and do not guarantee future results. Rankings are based on the fund’s total return with distributions reinvested.
27 years experience
Fabian Degen CFA
14 years experience
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Class A shares are subject to a maximum front-end sales charge. Class C shares include a deferred sales charge which declines to zero after first year. The S share class is not subject to a sales charge.
Class S shares are only available to a limited group of investors as well as through firms that have an agreement with DWS Distributors, Inc. to offer the shares on an agency basis on brokerage platforms.