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
OIC
Fund manager
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

Quick stats

1 Year return

38.92 %

1 Year rank in sector

49/63

Sector

UT Asia Pacific Excluding Japan

Yield

0.55

Fund size

£ 83.7 m

FE Risk score

103

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • India
    14.8%
  • Hong Kong
    14.6%
  • China
    12.6%
  • Taiwan
    12.4%
  • Korea
    10.1%
  • Information Technology
    21.6%
  • Financials
    17.2%
  • Consumer Staples
    16.6%
  • Industrials
    14.8%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    9.5%
  • Indian Equities
    14.8%
  • Hong Kong Equities
    14.6%
  • Chinese Equities
    12.6%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    12.4%
  • South Korean Equities
    10.1%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund5.7 %19.29 %38.92 %0 %0 %
Sector4.76 %18.15 %43.95 %52.23 %82.27 %
Rank within sector12 / 6323 / 6349 / 63 / /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund17.67 %24.65 %0 %0 %0 %
Sector16.51 %27.3 %-3.75 %9.21 %3.38 %
Rank within sector22 / 6350 / 61 / / /
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Price movement

52 week high162.73
52 week low115.78
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price162.73

Holdings by region

  • 14.8% India
  • 14.6% Hong Kong
  • 12.6% China
  • 12.4% Taiwan
  • 10.1% Korea
  • 7.7% Japan
  • 7.2% Australia
  • 6.9% Philippines
  • 4.3% Singapore
  • 2.7% Thailand

Holdings by sector

  • 21.6% Information Technology
  • 17.2% Financials
  • 16.6% Consumer Staples
  • 14.8% Industrials
  • 9.5% Consumer Discretionary
  • 9.4% Health Care
  • 3.3% Utilities
  • 2.4% Materials
  • 2.3% Money Market
  • 1.8% Real Estate

Holdings by asset type

  • 14.8% Indian Equities
  • 14.6% Hong Kong Equities
  • 12.6% Chinese Equities
  • 12.4% Taiwanese Equities
  • 10.1% South Korean Equities
  • 7.7% Japanese Equities
  • 7.2% Australian Equities
  • 6.9% Philippine Equities
  • 4.3% Singapore Equities
  • 2.7% Thai Equities

Individual holdings

  • 6.1% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR CO
  • 5.4% FIRST STATE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT III ACC USD
  • 4.5% HDFC BANK LTD
  • 4.5% HDFC BANK LTD
  • 4.1% CSL LIMITED (AUD)
  • 3.7% CK HUTCHISON HLDGS LTD
  • 2.7% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO GDR EACH REP 1/2 N/VTG PFD 144A/REG`S
  • 2.6% HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION LIMITED
  • 2.3% DAIRY FARM INTERNATIONAL HLDGS
  • 2.2% JARDINE MATHESON HLDGS