Fact sheet: FL Asia Pac xJapan Eq AP

Fund information
Fund name
FL Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities AP 1 Acc
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • AXA Rosenbergsince 30/09/2002
Underlying fund
AXA Rosenberg Asia Pac ExJp
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve capital growth over the medium to long term. The fund selectively invests in Far Eastern markets (including Australia but excluding Japan), primarily in equities. The fund may use derivatives for investment purposes.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
33.7%
1 Year rank in sector
146/218
Sector
PN Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Yield
-
Fund size
£110m (£92m 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.
119
Bid price
2221.2
Offer price
2338.1
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
SL SLI Indian Eq Midcap Opps Pn56.7%
FL GM Asia Pac ExJapan Eq Pn53.5%
FL Invesco Perp Asian Pn50.4%
FL Invesco Perpetual Asian AP49.5%
SIP Inv Perp Asian Pn48.6%
...more in PN Asia Pacific Excluding Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • China23.9%
    Australia18.4%
    Korea14.5%
    Hong Kong12.5%
    Taiwan10.7%
  • Financials39.3%
    Technology14.7%
    Industrials11%
    Basic Materials10.6%
    Consumer Goods7.3%
  • Chinese Equities23.9%
    Australian Equities18.4%
    South Korean Equities14.5%
    Hong Kong Equities12.5%
    Taiwanese Equities10.7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.8%13%8.9%33.7%47.1%53.3%
Sector1.7%11.6%10.2%33.4%50.6%56.5%
Rank within sector114 / 22569 / 225142 / 223146 / 218131 / 204125 / 189
Quartile3rd2nd3rd3rd3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund11.7%27.6%-7.2%7.7%-0.7%
Sector10.4%27%-3.6%8.3%0.7%
Rank within sector59 / 225113 / 217175 / 215119 / 204140 / 201
Quartile2nd3rd4th3rd3rd
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.
-1.24
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.
1.04
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.
0.59
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%.
15.15
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.
3.83
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.
-0.22
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.
0.94
Price movement
52 week high2260.6
52 week low1506.1
Current bid price2221.2
Current offer price2338.1
Current mid price-
Region
1China23.92%
2Australia18.42%
3Korea14.5%
4Hong Kong12.47%
5Taiwan10.69%
6India4.96%
7Thailand4.27%
8Singapore3.74%
9Indonesia2.14%
Industry sector
1Financials39.33%
2Technology14.74%
3Industrials11.04%
4Basic Materials10.59%
5Consumer Goods7.28%
6Utilities5.74%
7Consumer Services4.62%
8Telecommunications2.64%
9Oil & Gas2.52%
Asset type
1Chinese Equities23.92%
2Australian Equities18.42%
3South Korean Equities14.5%
4Hong Kong Equities12.47%
5Taiwanese Equities10.69%
6Indian Equities4.96%
7Thai Equities4.27%
8Singapore Equities3.74%
9Indonesian Equities2.14%
Individual holdings
1LYXOR UCITS ETF MSCI INDIA USD5%
2SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO4.5%
3TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED3.6%
4ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD3.2%
5HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY2.7%
6TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR CO2.5%
7CK HUTCHISON HLDGS LTD2.2%
8DBS GROUP HLDGS LTD2.2%
9RIO TINTO LTD2.1%
Management
Fund manager group
Friends Life
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve capital growth over the medium to long term. The fund selectively invests in Far Eastern markets (including Australia but excluding Japan), primarily in equities. The fund may use derivatives for investment purposes.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
AXA Rosenberg30/09/2002Rosenberg Equities took over day-to-day management of the Fund on 17 January 2003. Rosenberg Equities employs a unique investment process, which combines in-depth, fundamental research with proprietary technology. This enables Rosenberg Equities to analyse more companies than most other managers would find possible.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
FL Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities AP
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 price548.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAJ70
FL Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities AP 1 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price2221.2
Offer price2338.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeQP18
FL Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities AP 2 Cap
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price688.8
Offer price725.1
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeQP29
FL Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities AP 5 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price2443.3
Offer price2571.9
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAB74
FL Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities AP Inet
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price308.1
CurrencyGBX
Price updated23/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG786
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