AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund Releases Monthly Portfolio Update

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NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund, Inc. [NYSE: AWF] (the "Fund") today released its monthly portfolio update as of August 31, 2013.

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Top 10 Fixed Income Holdings 



Portfolio %

     1) Russian Agricultural Bank OJSC Via RSHB Capital 
     SA 7.75%, 5/29/18   

0.93%

     2) Argentina Boden Bonds 7.00%, 10/03/15          

0.91%

     3) Ivory Coast Government International Bond 
     5.75%, 12/31/32         

0.76%

     4) Dominican Republic International Bond 8.625%, 
     4/20/27      

0.67%

     5) Brazilian Government International Bond    
     12.50%, 1/05/22        

0.63%

     6) Argentina Bonar Bonds Series X 7.00%, 4/17/17  

0.52%

     7) El Salvador Government International Bond     
     7.65%, 6/15/35

0.49%

     8) VTB Bank OJSC Via VTB Capital SA 6.875%, 
     5/29/18     

0.49%

     9) Dominican Republic 16.00%, 7/10/20                

0.48%

     10) Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates 
     Series 2006-C4, Class AM 5.509%, 9/15/39

0.45%



Fixed Income Holdings by Security Type



Portfolio %

Corporates - Non-Investment Grades


     Industrial


          Consumer Non-Cyclical           

7.79%

          Energy                                    

6.02%

          Capital Goods                 

5.25%

          Communications - Media  

4.87%

          Technology                      

4.46%

          Basic                               

4.33%

          Consumer Cyclical - Other  

2.74%

          Communications - Telecommunications    

2.55%

          Consumer Cyclical - Automotive                

2.15%

          Other Industrial                              

2.05%

          Services                                         

1.99%

          Consumer Cyclical - Retailers           

1.82%

          Transportation - Services             

1.23%

          Consumer Cyclical - Entertainment           

0.58%

          Transportation - Airlines                        

0.27%

          Consumer Cyclical - Restaurants           

0.11%

     SUBTOTAL                                           

48.21%

     Financial Institutions


          Banking                     

1.94%

          Other Finance             

1.69%

          Insurance                    

0.89%

          Finance                       

0.88%

          Brokerage                     

0.39%

          REITS                           

0.12%

     SUBTOTAL                    

5.91%

     Utility


          Electric 

1.65%

          Natural Gas                 

0.85%

     SUBTOTAL                  

2.50%

SUBTOTAL                   

56.62%

Corporates - Investment Grades


     Financial Institutions


          Insurance                                  

1.51%

          Banking                                     

1.37%

          REITS                                         

0.47%

          Finance                                         

0.24%

          Other Finance                                

0.20%

     SUBTOTAL                                     

3.79%

     Industrial


          Basic                           

1.54%

          Communications - Media    

0.24%

          Capital Goods                    

0.23%

          Communications - Telecommunications        

0.18%

          Transportation - Airlines         

0.07%

          Consumer Cyclical - Other       

0.02%

     SUBTOTAL                            

2.28%

     Non Corporate Sectors


          Agencies - Not Government Guaranteed        

0.26%

     SUBTOTAL                              

0.26%

     Utility


          Natural Gas              

0.14%

          Electric                     

0.06%

     SUBTOTAL                

0.20%

SUBTOTAL                 

6.53%

Collateralized Mortgage Obligations


     Non-Agency Fixed Rate                    

3.48%

     Non-Agency Floating Rate                 

2.59%

SUBTOTAL                                       

6.07%

Bank Loans


     Industrial


          Consumer Non-Cyclical            

0.93%

          Consumer Cyclical - Automotive       

0.76%

          Technology            

0.57%

          Consumer Cyclical - Entertainment      

0.52%

          Services                          

0.47%

          Basic                               

0.39%

          Consumer Cyclical - Retailers           

0.30%

          Capital Goods                        

0.19%

          Other Industrial                       

0.17%

          Communications - Media          

0.16%

          Energy                                     

0.08%

          Consumer Cyclical - Other          

0.03%

     SUBTOTAL                                

4.57%

     Non Corporate Sectors


          Foreign Local Government - Municipal     

0.12%

     SUBTOTAL                                            

0.12%

SUBTOTAL                                             

4.69%

Governments - Treasuries


     Treasuries                         

4.43%

SUBTOTAL                        

4.43%

Emerging Markets - Corporate Bonds


     Industrial


          Consumer Non-Cyclical                 

1.18%

          Communications - Telecommunications      

0.70%

          Capital Goods                       

0.49%

          Basic                                    

0.45%

          Consumer Cyclical - Other       

0.31%

          Transportation - Airlines            

0.18%

          Consumer Cyclical - Retailers    

0.14%

          Communications - Media            

0.13%

          Transportation - Services             

0.07%

     SUBTOTAL                                 

3.65%

     Financial Institutions


          Banking                     

0.22%

          Finance                          

0.19%

     SUBTOTAL                      

0.41%

SUBTOTAL                       

4.06%

Emerging Markets - Sovereigns                  

4.00%

Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities


     Non-Agency Fixed Rate CMBS                 

2.08%

     Non-Agency Floating Rate CMBS              

0.32%

SUBTOTAL                                               

2.40%

Preferred Stocks


     Financial Institutions                   

2.12%

     Industrial                                     

0.01%

SUBTOTAL                                  

2.13%

Quasi-Sovereigns


     Quasi-Sovereign Bonds                

1.66%

SUBTOTAL                                  

1.66%

Emerging Markets - Treasuries       

1.02%

Governments - Sovereign Agencies  

0.95%

Local Governments - Municipal Bonds         

0.89%

Governments - Sovereign Bonds                  

0.79%

Asset-Backed Securities 


     Home Equity Loans - Fixed Rate             

0.63%

     Home Equity Loans - Floating Rate          

0.13%

SUBTOTAL                                             

0.76%

Local Governments - Regional Bonds         

0.37%

Inflation-Linked Securities                          

0.20%

Common Stocks                                        

0.18%

Supranationals                                            

0.13%

Options Purchased - Puts


     Options on Funds and Investment Trusts    

0.03%

     Swaptions                               

0.03%

SUBTOTAL                              

0.06%

Short-Term Investments


     Investment Companies    

2.06%

Total Fixed Income          

100.00%



Country Breakdown



Portfolio %

United States                                 

66.22%

United Kingdom                               

4.17%

Brazil                                               

3.32%

Russia                                              

3.18%

Luxembourg                                   

1.63%

Canada                                           

1.48%

Argentina                                         

1.48%

Netherlands                                    

1.41%

Germany                                         

1.32%

Dominican Republic                          

1.29%

South Africa                                      

0.98%

Ireland                                               

0.81%

France                                               

0.81%

Italy                                                    

0.79%

Ivory Coast                                           

0.76%

Switzerland                                           

0.74%

El Salvador                                            

0.60%

Bermuda                                                

0.60%

Indonesia                                           

0.60%

United Arab Emirates                           

0.53%

Peru                                                    

0.47%

Spain                                             

0.46%

Colombia                                         

0.45%

Croatia                                             

0.45%

Mexico                                              

0.40%

Kazakhstan                                        

0.37%

Portugal                                              

0.33%

Barbados                                             

0.32%

Chile                                               

0.28%

Australia                                          

0.27%

Costa Rica                                        

0.27%

Philippines                                         

0.25%

Ghana                                                

0.23%

Norway                                                

0.23%

Sweden                                                

0.22%

Nigeria                                                  

0.22%

China                  

0.22%

Singapore             

0.22%

Serbia                   

0.21%

Uruguay                 

0.20%

Belgium                  

0.13%

Japan                      

0.13%

Supranational            

0.13%

Bahrain                      

0.13%

Austria                        

0.10%

Greece                         

0.09%

Ukraine                         

0.08%

Denmark                        

0.08%

Turkey                              

0.07%

Hong Kong                         

0.07%

India                                   

0.07%

Virgin Islands (BVI)               

0.06%

Jamaica                                

0.05%

Czech Republic                      

0.02%

Total Investments                    

100.00%



Net Currency Exposure Breakdown



Portfolio %

United States Dollar                          

103.00%

Mexican Peso                                   

1.98%

Russian Rubles                                  

0.77%

Dominican Peso                                 

0.51%

Brazilian Real                                      

0.38%

Costa Rican Colon                                

0.29%

Philippine Peso                                     

0.27%

Nigerian Naira                                     

0.24%

Chilean Peso                                       

0.22%

Uruguayan Peso                                   

0.21%

Colombian Peso                                   

0.19%

Hungarian Forint                                    

0.18%

Swiss Franc                                           

0.04%

South African Rand                              

-0.01%

Canadian Dollar                                    

-0.01%

Indonesian Rupiah                                

-0.02%

New Turkish Lira                                   

-0.17%

Peruvian Nuevo Sol                          

-0.47%

Euro                                                

-1.49%

Great British Pound                           

-2.11%

Australian Dollar                                 

-4.00%

Total Investments                                

100.00%



          Credit Quality Breakdown



Portfolio %

               AAA              

2.33%

               AA                 

0.58%

               A                    

4.21%

               BBB                

13.61%

               BB                  

24.12%

               B                     

34.44%

               CCC                 

14.85%

               CC                    

0.85%

               D                       

0.87%

               Not Rated            

2.07%

               Short Term Investments     

2.07%

               Total Investments               

100.00%



Portfolio Statistics:


     Average Coupon:      

8.31%

     Average Bond Price : 

101.49

     Percentage of Leverage:


          Bank Borrowing:                  

0.00%

          Investment Operations:         

17.72%*

          Preferred Stock:                    

0.00%

          Tender Option Bonds:             

0.00%

          Term Asset-Backed Loans Facility (TALF):     

0.00%

          Total Fund Leverage:            

17.72%

Average Maturity:                  

6.92 Years

Effective Duration:                  

4.70 Years

Total Net Assets:                    

$1,300.56 Million

Net Asset Value:                     

$15.08

Number of Holdings:                 

936

Portfolio Turnover:                     

38%

* 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.

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