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The high and low prices, or high and low bids and offers, recorded during a specified time.

Price Range

The high and low prices between which a security trades over a given period of time. The size of the price range is an indicator of volatility, with a large price range showing a great deal of volatility and a low range showing the opposite. A price range is also called simply a range.


The high and low prices reached by a security within a given period. A large range in relation to a security price tends to indicate greater price volatility, making the security a better candidate for trading purposes but not necessarily for investment purposes. Also called price range.


A division of land in the public land survey system.Each range line is approximately 6 miles apart and is identified according to its distance east or west from the principal meridian for the area. Range 1 West is in the column immediately west of the principal meridian for the area. See public land survey system.

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The duration ranges we consider are 1 to 3, 4 to 6, 7 to 9, l0 to 12, 13 to 15, 16 to 18, and more than 18 months.
As a result of this extension, the Fund's benchmark duration has increased over the years and now has reached the upper limit of the Fund's permitted duration range.
In the current environment, we see the most interesting proposition in the duration range around which the curve twist occurs, which is 3.
Each Fund's sub-adviser, Pacific Investment Management Company LLC ("PIMCO"), recommended expanding each Fund's average portfolio duration range to provide added flexibility in managing interest rate risk within the Funds' portfolios in what PIMCO anticipates to be a potentially prolonged period of rising market interest rates.
The Fund's active management and wide portfolio duration range allows it to act nimbly during various interest rate environments in an effort to protect investors.