Fact sheet: SW SSGA AsapacExJpnEqIdx Pn

Fund information
Fund name
SW SSGA Asia Pacific Ex Japan Equity Index Pension Series 2
Fund manager company
Scottish Widows Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
No data available.
Underlying fund
SSgA Asia Pacific ex Jap Eq Tracker
Fund objective
State Street Global Advisers describe their fund's aim as follows: The fund aims to track the FTSE All-World Developed Asia Pacific ex Japan Index, or its recognised replacement or equivalent. The fund will primarily invest in a sample of equities constituting the above Index although stock index futures can be used for efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All-World Developed Asia Pacific ex Japan Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
31.9%
1 Year rank in sector
157/218
Sector
PN Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Yield
-
Fund size
£78m (£63m 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
Bid price
199.6
Offer price
199.6
Top in this sector
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LV= Invesco Perp Asian Pn51.6%
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...more in PN Asia Pacific Excluding Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Australia43.1%
    Korea27.1%
    Hong Kong20.9%
    Singapore7.5%
    New Zealand1.5%
  • Financials41.2%
    Consumer Goods15.7%
    Industrials11%
    Basic Materials8.1%
    Consumer Services8%
  • Australian Equities43.1%
    South Korean Equities27.1%
    Hong Kong Equities20.9%
    Singapore Equities7.5%
    New Zealand Equities1.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-1.5%4.4%5.6%31.9%32.7%51.2%
Sector-0.4%5%4.5%33.1%43.5%58.5%
Rank within sector205 / 224153 / 22492 / 223157 / 218171 / 203145 / 191
Quartile4th3rd2nd3rd4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund8%29.8%-4.2%2.1%0.4%
Sector9.6%27%-3.6%8.3%0.7%
Rank within sector171 / 22477 / 216108 / 214195 / 203115 / 200
Quartile4th2nd3rd4th3rd
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.
-2.37
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.
1.07
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.
0.55
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%.
15.71
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.
4.38
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.
-0.37
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.
0.92
Price movement
52 week high206.9
52 week low141.2
Current bid price199.6
Current offer price199.6
Current mid price-
Region
1Australia43.1%
2Korea27.05%
3Hong Kong20.93%
4Singapore7.47%
5New Zealand1.45%
Industry sector
1Financials41.24%
2Consumer Goods15.67%
3Industrials10.96%
4Basic Materials8.1%
5Consumer Services8.01%
6Utilities4%
7Health Care3.63%
8Oil & Gas3.06%
9Technology2.9%
Asset type
1Australian Equities43.1%
2South Korean Equities27.05%
3Hong Kong Equities20.93%
4Singapore Equities7.47%
5New Zealand Equities1.45%
Individual holdings
1SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO7.29%
2AUSTRALIA (COMMONWEALTH BANK OF)4.62%
3WESTPAC BANKING CORP3.65%
4AIA GROUP LTD3.23%
5AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND BANKING GRP2.93%
6NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK2.76%
7BHP BILLITON LTD2.62%
8CSL1.76%
9WESFARMERS1.56%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Widows
Fund manager company
Scottish Widows Limited
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
State Street Global Advisers describe their fund's aim as follows: The fund aims to track the FTSE All-World Developed Asia Pacific ex Japan Index, or its recognised replacement or equivalent. The fund will primarily invest in a sample of equities constituting the above Index although stock index futures can be used for efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
  • FTSE All-World Developed Asia Pacific ex Japan Index
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
No data available.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
SW SSGA Asia Pacific Ex Japan Equity Index Pension Series 1
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.88%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.88%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.88%
Bid price191.7
Offer price201.8
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBGP8
SW SSGA Asia Pacific Ex Japan Equity Index Pension Series 2
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1%
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price199.6
Offer price199.6
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBGP9
SW SSGA Asia Pacific Ex Japan Equity Index Pension Series 3
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1%
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price199.6
Offer price199.6
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBGQ1
SW SSGA Asia Pacific Ex Japan Equity Index Pension Series 4
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.2%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.2%
Bid price214.5
Offer price214.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated27/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBGQ2
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