Fact sheet: BlackRock Asia

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock Asia D Acc
Fund company manager
BlackRock
Fund type
UKA
Fund manager
Andrew Swan
since 28/06/2013
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of companies which are domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, Asia excluding Japan. Many of these countries are developing countries. The Fund has the flexibility to invest outside of the asset class and geographical focus set out above, which for the avoidance of doubt may include Japan.
Benchmark
MSCI AC Asia ex Japan Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

49.58 %

1 Year rank in sector

10/64

Sector

UT Asia Pacific Excluding Japan

Yield

0.85

Fund size

£ 51.6 m

FE Risk score

123

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • China
    35.35%
  • Korea
    17.63%
  • India
    12.91%
  • Hong Kong
    8.56%
  • Taiwan
    8.03%
  • Information Technology
    25.43%
  • Financials
    24.79%
  • Materials
    10.53%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    8.28%
  • Energy
    7.52%
  • Chinese Equities
    35.35%
  • South Korean Equities
    17.63%
  • Indian Equities
    12.91%
  • Hong Kong Equities
    8.56%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    8.03%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.52 %14.95 %51.35 %54.36 %0 %
Sector2.7 %13.84 %44.22 %47.26 %80.98 %
Rank within sector36 / 6424 / 6410 / 6419 / 57 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund13.75 %30.87 %-3.35 %9.26 %0 %
Sector13.35 %27.3 %-3.75 %9.21 %3.38 %
Rank within sector30 / 6412 / 6229 / 6027 / 56 /
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Risk statistics

Alpha1
Beta1.1
Sharpe0.79
Volatility15.43
Tracking error3.03
Information ratio0.69
R-Squared0.97

Price movement

52 week high163
52 week low109
Current bid price163
Current offer price164
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 35.35% China
  • 17.63% Korea
  • 12.91% India
  • 8.56% Hong Kong
  • 8.03% Taiwan
  • 6.95% Indonesia
  • 4.66% Thailand
  • 1.81% Money Market
  • 1.63% Philippines
  • 1.59% Singapore

Holdings by sector

  • 25.43% Information Technology
  • 24.79% Financials
  • 10.53% Materials
  • 8.28% Consumer Discretionary
  • 7.52% Energy
  • 7.3% Industrials
  • 5.89% Utilities
  • 3.47% Real Estate
  • 3.01% Consumer Staples
  • 1.97% Health Care

Holdings by asset type

  • 35.35% Chinese Equities
  • 17.63% South Korean Equities
  • 12.91% Indian Equities
  • 8.56% Hong Kong Equities
  • 8.03% Taiwanese Equities
  • 6.95% Indonesian Equities
  • 4.66% Thai Equities
  • 1.81% Money Market
  • 1.63% Philippine Equities
  • 1.59% Singapore Equities

Individual holdings

  • 6.78% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO
  • 5.92% TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED
  • 3.6% CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK
  • 3.16% ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD
  • 3.11% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR CO
  • 2.69% CHINA LIFE INSURANCE CO
  • 2.13% BANK OF CHINA LTD
  • 2.12% DOOSAN BOBCAT INC
  • 2.09% POSCO
  • 1.97% LARGAN PRECISION CO LTD