Fact sheet: BlackRock AqCo30:70CrHgGEIdPn

Fund information
Fund name
BlackRock Aquila Connect 30:70 Currency Hedged Global Equity Index Pn S2 NAV
Fund manager company
BlackRock Pensions Mgmt Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
No data available.
No data available.
Fund objective
This fund invests in equities, both in the UK and overseas markets. The Fund has approximately 30% invested in the shares of UK companies. 60% of the assets are invested at market capitalisation weights into developed overseas equities with the currency exposure hedged back to sterling and the remaining 10% is invested into Emerging Market Equities.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
11%
1 Year rank in sector
896/961
Sector
PN Global Equities
Yield
-
Fund size
£3,600m (£2,900m 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.
83
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA38.1%
    UK30%
    Europe10.9%
    Global Emerging Markets10.1%
    Japan6.4%
  • No data available.
  • US Equities38.1%
    UK Equities30%
    European Equities10.9%
    Global Emerging Market Equities10.1%
    Japanese Equities6.4%

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Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund3.4%2.3%10.1%11%25.8%72.8%
Sector1%3.2%15.1%19.7%35.8%77.9%
Rank within sector78 / 1039665 / 1035914 / 1025896 / 961714 / 849500 / 751
Quartile1st3rd4th4th4th3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund11.1%1.8%8%23.9%14.7%
Sector18.7%3.7%7.8%21.4%11.2%
Rank within sector891 / 963717 / 921369 / 849283 / 820105 / 752
Quartile4th4th2nd2nd1st
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.
-2.89
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.
1
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.
0.29
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%.
11.33
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
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.
-0.59
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.
0.8
Price movement
52 week high390.75
52 week low314.25
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price394.05
Region
1USA38.1%
2UK30%
3Europe10.9%
4Global Emerging Markets10.1%
5Japan6.4%
6Pacific Rim4.5%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1US Equities38.1%
2UK Equities30%
3European Equities10.9%
4Global Emerging Market Equities10.1%
5Japanese Equities6.4%
6Asia Pacific Equities4.5%
Individual holdings
1AQUILA LIFE US EQUITY INDEX FUND38.1%
2AQUILA LIFE UK EQUITY INDEX FUND30%
3AQUILA LIFE EUROPEAN EQUITY INDEX FUND10.9%
4BLACKROCK EMERGING MARKETS INDEX FUND10.1%
5AQUILA LIFE JAPANESE EQUITY INDEX FUND 6.4%
6AQUILA LIFE PACIFIC RIM EQUITY INDEX FUND4.5%
Management
Fund manager group
BlackRock
Fund manager company
BlackRock Pensions Mgmt Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
This fund invests in equities, both in the UK and overseas markets. The Fund has approximately 30% invested in the shares of UK companies. 60% of the assets are invested at market capitalisation weights into developed overseas equities with the currency exposure hedged back to sterling and the remaining 10% is invested into Emerging Market Equities.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
No data available.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
BlackRock Aquila Connect 30:70 Currency Hedged Global Equity Index Pn S2
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price393.3
Offer price394.8
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeN1W8
BlackRock Aquila Connect 30:70 Currency Hedged Global Equity Index Pn S2 NAV
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price394.05
CurrencyGBX
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNHC3
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