Fact sheet: First State Asia Focus

Fund information

Fund name
First State Asia Focus B Acc GBP
Fund company manager
First State Investments UK Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager(s)
Richard Jones
since 01/02/2016
Martin Lau
since 24/08/2015
Fund objective
The Fund aims to grow your investment. The Fund invests at least 80% in shares of companies based in, operating in, or have their economic activity mainly in the Asia Pacific region including Australia and New Zealand (excluding Japan). The Fund may also invest up to 20% in shares of companies around the world. The Fund invests in shares of large and midsized companies in the region. These companies generally have a total stock market value of at least US$1 billion.
Benchmark
MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

13.89 %

1 Year rank in sector

43/60

Sector

UT Asia Pacific Excluding Japan

Yield

0.61

Fund size

£ 126.6 m

FE Risk score

105

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • China
    17.4%
  • India
    15.8%
  • Hong Kong
    12.9%
  • Taiwan
    11.1%
  • Korea
    9.1%
  • Information Technology
    23.1%
  • Financials
    19.3%
  • Consumer Staples
    15%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    12.4%
  • Industrials
    12.2%
  • Chinese Equities
    17.4%
  • Indian Equities
    15.8%
  • Hong Kong Equities
    12.9%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    11.1%
  • South Korean Equities
    9.1%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund5.68 %11.26 %13.89 %0 %0 %
Sector5.35 %10.36 %16.62 %57.25 %77.15 %
Rank within sector20 / 6026 / 6043 / 60 / /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund22.7 %24.65 %0 %0 %0 %
Sector22.7 %27.3 %-3.75 %9.21 %3.38 %
Rank within sector31 / 6049 / 58 / / /
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Price movement

52 week high169.68
52 week low134.29
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price169.68

Holdings by region

  • 17.4% China
  • 15.8% India
  • 12.9% Hong Kong
  • 11.1% Taiwan
  • 9.1% Korea
  • 6.3% Australia
  • 6.3% Philippines
  • 4.7% Japan
  • 4.7% Singapore
  • 2.3% Thailand

Holdings by sector

  • 23.1% Information Technology
  • 19.3% Financials
  • 15% Consumer Staples
  • 12.4% Consumer Discretionary
  • 12.2% Industrials
  • 7.5% Health Care
  • 3.3% Utilities
  • 2.4% Real Estate
  • 2.1% Materials
  • 1.7% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 17.4% Chinese Equities
  • 15.8% Indian Equities
  • 12.9% Hong Kong Equities
  • 11.1% Taiwanese Equities
  • 9.1% South Korean Equities
  • 6.3% Australian Equities
  • 6.3% Philippine Equities
  • 4.7% Japanese Equities
  • 4.7% Singapore Equities
  • 2.3% Thai Equities

Individual holdings

  • 5.8% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
  • 4.9% HDFC BANK LTD
  • 4.9% HDFC BANK LTD
  • 4.4% FIRST STATE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT III ACC USD
  • 3.6% CSL LIMITED (AUD)
  • 3.3% MEDIA CORP PLC
  • 3.3% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO GDR EACH REP 1/2 N/VTG PFD 144A/REG`S
  • 3.1% CK HUTCHISON HLDGS LTD
  • 2.5% OVERSEA-CHINESE BANKING CORP
  • 2.4% HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION LIMITED