Fact sheet: BlackRock GF AsiaGthLdr

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF Asian Growth Leaders D2RF USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Andrew Swan
since 31/10/2012
Emily Dong
since 31/10/2012
Fund objective
The Asian Growth Leaders Fund seeks to maximise total return. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in the shares of companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their activity in Asia, excluding Japan. The Fund places particular emphasis on sectors and companies that, in the opinion of the Portfolio Manager, exhibit growth investment characteristics, such as above average growth rates in earnings or sales and high or improving returns on capital.
Benchmark
MSCI AC Asia ex Japan
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

24.06 %

1 Year rank in sector

55/181

Sector

FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 3.0 b

FE Risk score

133

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • China
    40.13%
  • Korea
    14.82%
  • India
    12.4%
  • Taiwan
    11.23%
  • Hong Kong
    7.55%
  • Information Technology
    25.64%
  • Financials
    24.05%
  • Industrials
    11.04%
  • Materials
    10.27%
  • Energy
    8.47%
  • Chinese Equities
    40.13%
  • South Korean Equities
    14.82%
  • Indian Equities
    12.4%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    11.23%
  • Hong Kong Equities
    7.55%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.24 %15.54 %24.06 %50.78 %0 %
Sector1.65 %14.4 %19.33 %28.47 %43.63 %
Rank within sector174 / 18486 / 18355 / 18125 / 160 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund31.17 %7.18 %1.76 %10.3 %24.61 %
Sector26.79 %6.44 %-6.76 %5.52 %3.31 %
Rank within sector68 / 18268 / 16827 / 16035 / 1522 / 138
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Risk statistics

Alpha4.6
Beta1.16
Sharpe0.57
Volatility15.39
Tracking error4.7
Information ratio1.14
R-Squared0.92

Price movement

52 week high20.59
52 week low15.14
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price20.37

Holdings by region

  • 40.13% China
  • 14.82% Korea
  • 12.4% India
  • 11.23% Taiwan
  • 7.55% Hong Kong
  • 4.87% Indonesia
  • 4.3% Money Market
  • 2.47% Philippines
  • 2.24% Thailand

Holdings by sector

  • 25.64% Information Technology
  • 24.05% Financials
  • 11.04% Industrials
  • 10.27% Materials
  • 8.47% Energy
  • 7.04% Consumer Discretionary
  • 4.3% Money Market
  • 3.82% Utilities
  • 2.75% Real Estate
  • 1.86% Telecommunications

Holdings by asset type

  • 40.13% Chinese Equities
  • 14.82% South Korean Equities
  • 12.4% Indian Equities
  • 11.23% Taiwanese Equities
  • 7.55% Hong Kong Equities
  • 4.87% Indonesian Equities
  • 4.3% Money Market
  • 2.47% Philippine Equities
  • 2.24% Thai Equities

Individual holdings

  • 6.54% TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED
  • 5.12% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO
  • 4.32% China Pacific Insurance Group Foreign - Equity
  • 4.12% POSCO
  • 3.83% CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL CORP
  • 3.61% BANK NEGARA INDONESIA TBK
  • 3.45% GUANGSHEN RAILWAY CO
  • 3.12% INDUSIND BANK LIMITED
  • 3.12% INDUSIND BANK LIMITED
  • 2.81% CHONGQING RURAL COMMERCIAL BANK