Fact sheet: First State Asian Growth

Fund information

Fund name
First State Asian Growth IV Acc USD
Fund company manager
First State Investments (Hong
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Richard Jones
since 01/01/2014
Alistair Thompson
since 05/08/1999
Fund objective
The Fund aims to grow your investment. The Fund mainly invests in shares of companies based in or having significant operations in the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan).
Benchmark
MSCI AC Asia ex Japan
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

21.71 %

1 Year rank in sector

136/181

Sector

FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 545.4 m

FE Risk score

113

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • India
    20.1%
  • Hong Kong
    18.9%
  • Taiwan
    18.3%
  • Singapore
    12.3%
  • Korea
    7.3%
  • Information Technology
    21.7%
  • Financials
    19.8%
  • Consumer Staples
    14.5%
  • Industrials
    10.9%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    10.1%
  • Indian Equities
    20.1%
  • Hong Kong Equities
    18.9%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    18.3%
  • Singapore Equities
    12.3%
  • South Korean Equities
    7.3%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.41 %8.04 %21.33 %14.35 %32.21 %
Sector1.06 %11.36 %28.48 %25.58 %48.27 %
Rank within sector79 / 184135 / 184136 / 181131 / 162113 / 135
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund21.76 %-1.57 %-2.97 %12.61 %-3.77 %
Sector28.66 %6.44 %-6.76 %5.52 %3.31 %
Rank within sector131 / 182147 / 16760 / 16130 / 154125 / 139
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Risk statistics

Alpha-1.17
Beta0.81
Sharpe0.1
Volatility11.81
Tracking error5.84
Information ratio-0.42
R-Squared0.79

Price movement

52 week high13.83
52 week low11.06
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price13.71

Holdings by region

  • 20.1% India
  • 18.9% Hong Kong
  • 18.3% Taiwan
  • 12.3% Singapore
  • 7.3% Korea
  • 6.3% China
  • 5% Money Market
  • 4.8% Australia
  • 3.2% Thailand
  • 2.3% Indonesia

Holdings by sector

  • 21.7% Information Technology
  • 19.8% Financials
  • 14.5% Consumer Staples
  • 10.9% Industrials
  • 10.1% Consumer Discretionary
  • 8.1% Materials
  • 5% Money Market
  • 4% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 2.9% Utilities
  • 1.5% Health Care

Holdings by asset type

  • 20.1% Indian Equities
  • 18.9% Hong Kong Equities
  • 18.3% Taiwanese Equities
  • 12.3% Singapore Equities
  • 7.3% South Korean Equities
  • 6.3% Chinese Equities
  • 5% Money Market
  • 4.8% Australian Equities
  • 3.2% Thai Equities
  • 2.3% Indonesian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 5.7% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
  • 4.8% NEWCREST MINING
  • 4.7% OVERSEA-CHINESE BANKING CORP
  • 4.1% TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES
  • 4.1% TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES
  • 3.9% HDFC BANK LTD
  • 3.9% HDFC BANK LTD
  • 3.9% HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION LIMITED
  • 3.8% CK HUTCHISON HLDGS LTD
  • 3.7% DAIRY FARM INTERNATIONAL HLDGS