Fact sheet: First State Asian Bond

Fund information

Fund name
First State Asian Bond I Dis USD
Fund company manager
First State Investments (Hong
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Nigel Foo
since 21/11/2003
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long-term returns through investment in a diversified portfolio of fixed income and similar transferable instruments issued primarily by government and corporate entities in Asia.
Benchmark
JPM Asia credit
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Quick stats

1 Year return

2.06 %

1 Year rank in sector

22/32

Sector

FO Fixed Int - Asia Pacific

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 25.1 m

FE Risk score

87

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • China
    45%
  • Korea
    13.9%
  • Hong Kong
    11.6%
  • India
    7%
  • Malaysia
    6%
  • Corporate Bonds
    51.8%
  • Government Guaranteed
    45.4%
  • Money Market
    2.1%
  • Government Bonds
    0.7%
  • Chinese Fixed Interest
    45%
  • South Korean Fixed Interest
    13.9%
  • Hong Kong Fixed Interest
    11.6%
  • Indian Fixed Interest
    7%
  • Malaysian Fixed Interest
    6%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.35 %2.31 %2.06 %10.37 %15.52 %
Sector0.27 %2.46 %2.51 %7.91 %10.32 %
Rank within sector16 / 3426 / 3322 / 3214 / 257 / 16
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund5.46 %3.73 %1.31 %6.01 %-2.28 %
Sector6.09 %4.65 %-2.04 %3.68 %-3.34 %
Rank within sector25 / 3320 / 3010 / 257 / 225 / 19
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.63
Beta0.73
Sharpe-
Volatility3.42
Tracking error1.75
Information ratio0.56
R-Squared0.86

Price movement

52 week high8.75
52 week low8.34
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price8.66

Holdings by region

  • 45% China
  • 13.9% Korea
  • 11.6% Hong Kong
  • 7% India
  • 6% Malaysia
  • 5.9% Singapore
  • 4.5% Indonesia
  • 2.7% Thailand
  • 2.1% Money Market
  • 1.3% Philippines

Holdings by sector

  • 51.8% Corporate Bonds
  • 45.4% Government Guaranteed
  • 2.1% Money Market
  • 0.7% Government Bonds

Holdings by asset type

  • 45% Chinese Fixed Interest
  • 13.9% South Korean Fixed Interest
  • 11.6% Hong Kong Fixed Interest
  • 7% Indian Fixed Interest
  • 6% Malaysian Fixed Interest
  • 5.9% Singapore Fixed Interest
  • 4.5% Indonesian Fixed Interest
  • 2.7% Thai Fixed Interest
  • 2.1% Money Market
  • 1.3% Philippine Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

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