Fact sheet: BNY Mellon Asian Equity

Fund information
Fund name
BNY Mellon Asian Equity W USD
Fund manager company
BNY Mellon Investment Manageme
Fund type
No data available.
Fund managers
  • Caroline Keensince 30/06/2012
Fund objective
To achieve long term capital growth through investment primarily in a portfolio of equity and equity-related securities of companies located in Asia (excluding Japan) or deriving a preponderant part of their income therefrom.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan TR
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
11.5%
1 Year rank in sector
153/179
Sector
FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan
Yield
-
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
0.96%
Fund size
£76m (£93m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
117
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Old Mutual AnEqIn51.3%
Old Mutual AnEqIn51.1%
Old Mutual Pac Eq51.1%
TT International Asia Pac Eq49%
Templeton Asian Gth48.3%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • China23.8%
    India21%
    Australia14.9%
    Philippines10.9%
    Korea8.4%
  • Information Technology23.3%
    Health Care18.5%
    Consumer Discretionary17.7%
    Financials14.7%
    Consumer Staples11.6%
  • Chinese Equities23.8%
    Indian Equities21%
    Australian Equities14.9%
    Philippine Equities10.9%
    South Korean Equities8.4%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund4.2%12.6%2.3%11.5%2.9%1.7%
Sector3.3%12.4%6.4%19.2%19.5%28.6%
Rank within sector44 / 18494 / 184149 / 184153 / 179141 / 156117 / 123
Quartile1st3rd4th4th4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund11.4%3.4%-10.1%-0.8%-2%
Sector12%6.4%-6.8%5.5%3.3%
Rank within sector117 / 184111 / 174133 / 165139 / 155117 / 141
Quartile3rd3rd4th4th4th
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
-4.57
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
0.94
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
-0.01
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
13.38
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
5.52
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
-0.89
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.83
Price movement
52 week high1.02
52 week low0.89
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price1.02
Region
1China23.8%
2India21%
3Australia14.9%
4Philippines10.9%
5Korea8.4%
6Hong Kong7.4%
7Taiwan6.1%
8International5.5%
9Indonesia2%
Industry sector
1Information Technology23.3%
2Health Care18.5%
3Consumer Discretionary17.7%
4Financials14.7%
5Consumer Staples11.6%
6Others5.3%
7Industrials3.2%
8Telecommunications3.2%
9Energy2.5%
Asset type
1Chinese Equities23.8%
2Indian Equities21%
3Australian Equities14.9%
4Philippine Equities10.9%
5South Korean Equities8.4%
6Hong Kong Equities7.4%
7Taiwanese Equities6.1%
8International Equities5.5%
9Indonesian Equities2%
Individual holdings
1TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING6.1%
2TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED5.6%
3ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD5.1%
4SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO5%
5AIA GROUP LTD4.5%
6APOLLO HOSPITALS ENTERPRISE4.5%
7APOLLO HOSPITALS ENTERPRISE4.5%
8ITC4.3%
9ITC4.3%
Management
Fund manager group
BNY Mellon
Fund manager company
BNY Mellon Investment Manageme
Fund type
No data available.
Fund objective
To achieve long term capital growth through investment primarily in a portfolio of equity and equity-related securities of companies located in Asia (excluding Japan) or deriving a preponderant part of their income therefrom.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan TR
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Caroline Keen30/06/2012Caroline is a portfolio manager in the Emerging and Asian equity team. Caroline joined Newton in 2009, having begun her career at Blackrock within the global consultant relations group. She is the lead manager on the Newton Oriental Fund and BNY Mellon Asian Equity Fund, as well as playing an integral role in the management of the Newton Asian Income Fund.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Transparent for German Tax, Distributor Status, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Gulf Cooperation Council, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Peru, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden
BNY Mellon Asian Equity A EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.21%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.5169
CurrencyEUR
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeME57
BNY Mellon Asian Equity A USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.21%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price3.0884
CurrencyUSD
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMQ94
BNY Mellon Asian Equity B EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.71%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.67%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1.2991
CurrencyEUR
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0IGR
BNY Mellon Asian Equity B USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.71%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.67%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price3.2933
CurrencyUSD
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeMQ97
BNY Mellon Asian Equity C EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£5,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.21%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.5405
CurrencyEUR
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMC76
BNY Mellon Asian Equity C GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£5,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.21%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price2.6391
CurrencyGBP
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeN951
BNY Mellon Asian Equity C USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£5,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.21%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price3.6853
CurrencyUSD
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeME59
BNY Mellon Asian Equity W Inc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£15,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.96%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1.2611
CurrencyGBP
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeI3LK
BNY Mellon Asian Equity W USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£15,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.96%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1.0235
CurrencyUSD
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeI3LJ
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