Fact sheet: First State Hi Quality Bd

Fund information

Fund name
First State High Quality Bond I Dis USD
Fund company manager
First State Investments (Hong
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Jamie Grant
since 01/08/2016
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve growth on your investment. The Fund mainly invests in fixed income securities (investments which provide a certain level of income or interest) issued primarily by the United States government and/or by companies based in the United States included in the Barclays Capital U.S. Government/Credit Bond Index. The Fund can invest up to 10 per cent of its assets in securities of companies based in any one country outside the United States, the European Union, Switzerland, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Japan or Norway. No more than 30 per cent of the Fund's total assets will be invested outside these countries. At least 70 per cent of the Fund will be in/or exposed to US Dollars. The Fund may invest in investment grade (seen as being higher quality) fixed income securities. The Fund may also invest up to 20 per cent of its assets in fixed income securities with low or no credit rating.
Benchmark
Barclays Capital U.S. Government / Credit Bond Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
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Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

-0.32 %

1 Year rank in sector

27/38

Sector

FO Fixed Int - USD Investment Grade

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 83.7 m

FE Risk score

89

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • North America
    75.6%
  • Not Specified
    11.2%
  • Australasia
    3.8%
  • Asia
    2.8%
  • Middle East
    2.7%
  • Government Bonds
    48.6%
  • Corporate Bonds
    43.2%
  • Government Guaranteed
    7.4%
  • Money Market
    0.8%
  • US Government Fixed Interest
    56%
  • US Corporate Fixed Interest
    43.2%
  • Money Market
    0.8%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
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Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.07 %1.23 %-0.32 %3.38 %5.96 %
Sector0.12 %0.93 %0.86 %6.04 %12.02 %
Rank within sector21 / 4020 / 4027 / 3826 / 3323 / 29
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund3.41 %0.68 %-1.19 %5.07 %-2.66 %
Sector2.94 %3.82 %-0.74 %5.96 %-1.08 %
Rank within sector14 / 4029 / 3525 / 3322 / 3224 / 32
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Risk statistics

Alpha-0.68
Beta0.93
Sharpe-0
Volatility2.9
Tracking error1.49
Information ratio-0.56
R-Squared0.74

Price movement

52 week high14.14
52 week low13.47
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price13.84

Holdings by region

  • 75.6% North America
  • 11.2% Not Specified
  • 3.8% Australasia
  • 2.8% Asia
  • 2.7% Middle East
  • 2.2% International
  • 0.9% Latin America
  • 0.8% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 48.6% Government Bonds
  • 43.2% Corporate Bonds
  • 7.4% Government Guaranteed
  • 0.8% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 56% US Government Fixed Interest
  • 43.2% US Corporate Fixed Interest
  • 0.8% Money Market

Individual holdings

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