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

21.89 %

1 Year rank in sector

26/63

Sector

UT Asia Pacific Excluding Japan

Yield

0.96

Fund size

£ 93.6 m

FE Risk score

124

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • China
    39.8%
  • Korea
    18.66%
  • India
    11.64%
  • Taiwan
    10.52%
  • Hong Kong
    7.28%
  • Information Technology
    26.03%
  • Financials
    25.68%
  • Materials
    10.86%
  • Industrials
    8.65%
  • Energy
    8.48%
  • Chinese Equities
    39.8%
  • South Korean Equities
    18.66%
  • Indian Equities
    11.64%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    10.52%
  • Hong Kong Equities
    7.28%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.06 %5.16 %21.89 %50.76 %0 %
Sector-0.92 %4.86 %21.26 %44.51 %73.36 %
Rank within sector19 / 6329 / 6326 / 6318 / 57 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund18.14 %30.87 %-3.35 %9.26 %0 %
Sector17.57 %27.3 %-3.75 %9.21 %3.38 %
Rank within sector29 / 6312 / 6128 / 5927 / 55 /
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.56
Beta1.1
Sharpe0.77
Volatility15.45
Tracking error3.16
Information ratio0.55
R-Squared0.96

Price movement

52 week high174.4
52 week low138.5
Current bid price169.3
Current offer price170.3
Current mid price0

Holdings by region

  • 39.8% China
  • 18.66% Korea
  • 11.64% India
  • 10.52% Taiwan
  • 7.28% Hong Kong
  • 6.19% Indonesia
  • 2.37% Thailand
  • 1.56% Philippines
  • 1.07% Money Market
  • 0.58% Singapore

Holdings by sector

  • 26.03% Information Technology
  • 25.68% Financials
  • 10.86% Materials
  • 8.65% Industrials
  • 8.48% Energy
  • 5.32% Utilities
  • 4.86% Consumer Discretionary
  • 4.71% Real Estate
  • 3.16% Consumer Staples
  • 1.19% Telecommunications

Holdings by asset type

  • 39.8% Chinese Equities
  • 18.66% South Korean Equities
  • 11.64% Indian Equities
  • 10.52% Taiwanese Equities
  • 7.28% Hong Kong Equities
  • 6.19% Indonesian Equities
  • 2.37% Thai Equities
  • 1.56% Philippine Equities
  • 1.07% Money Market
  • 0.58% Singapore Equities

Individual holdings

  • 7.35% TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED
  • 5.27% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO
  • 3.6% ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD
  • 3.51% CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK
  • 3.12% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR CO
  • 2.82% POSCO
  • 2.24% CHEUNG KONG PROPERTY HLDGS LTD
  • 2.19% LG CHEM
  • 2.1% BANK OF CHINA LTD
  • 2.02% CHINA RESOURCES LAND