Fact sheet: First State Sin&Mal Gth

Fund information

Fund name
First State Singapore & Malaysia Growth I Acc USD
Fund company manager
First State Investments (Hong
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Richard Jones
since 01/01/2016
Alistair Thompson
since 18/10/2002
Fund objective
The Fund aims to grow your investment. The Fund mainly invests in shares of companies which have the potential for long term growth and are based in or having significant operations in Singapore or Malaysia. These companies may be listed around the world. The Fund may also invest up to 20 per cent of its assets in companies that may be listed in the Asia-Pacific region other than Singapore or Malaysia.
Benchmark
-
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
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Fund

Quick stats

1 Year return

11.15 %

1 Year rank in sector

155/181

Sector

FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 51.4 m

FE Risk score

102

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Singapore
    56%
  • Malaysia
    19.5%
  • Hong Kong
    10.7%
  • Thailand
    6.3%
  • Money Market
    5.1%
  • Financials
    23.9%
  • Consumer Staples
    21.1%
  • Industrials
    14.8%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    8.3%
  • Health Care
    7.6%
  • Singapore Equities
    56%
  • Malaysian Equities
    19.5%
  • Hong Kong Equities
    10.7%
  • Thai Equities
    6.3%
  • Money Market
    5.1%

Performance vs. Sector

Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund
Sector
Fund

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.68 %7.72 %11.15 %-0.41 %14.14 %
Sector2.13 %14.36 %20.48 %29.08 %43.63 %
Rank within sector159 / 184154 / 183155 / 181158 / 160124 / 130
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund17.63 %2.58 %-17.21 %3.17 %5.64 %
Sector27.39 %6.44 %-6.76 %5.52 %3.31 %
Rank within sector151 / 182116 / 168155 / 160110 / 15256 / 138
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Risk statistics

Alpha-7.06
Beta0.84
Sharpe-0.01
Volatility12.2
Tracking error6.15
Information ratio-1.3
R-Squared0.78

Price movement

52 week high56.63
52 week low47.72
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price56.52

Holdings by region

  • 56% Singapore
  • 19.5% Malaysia
  • 10.7% Hong Kong
  • 6.3% Thailand
  • 5.1% Money Market
  • 1.4% Indonesia
  • 1% Japan

Holdings by sector

  • 23.9% Financials
  • 21.1% Consumer Staples
  • 14.8% Industrials
  • 8.3% Consumer Discretionary
  • 7.6% Health Care
  • 6.4% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 5.1% Money Market
  • 4.2% Real Estate
  • 3.3% Utilities
  • 3% Information Technology

Holdings by asset type

  • 56% Singapore Equities
  • 19.5% Malaysian Equities
  • 10.7% Hong Kong Equities
  • 6.3% Thai Equities
  • 5.1% Money Market
  • 1.4% Indonesian Equities
  • 1% Japanese Equities

Individual holdings

  • 6.9% HAW PAR CORP
  • 5.9% GREAT EASTERN HOLDINGS
  • 5.9% OVERSEA-CHINESE BANKING CORP
  • 5.5% UNITED OVERSEAS BANK
  • 5% SINGAPORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS
  • 4.5% DAIRY FARM INTERNATIONAL HLDGS
  • 4.2% JARDINE MATHESON HLDGS
  • 3.4% COMFORTDELGRO CORP
  • 3.3% GLOW ENERGY
  • 3.3% JARDINE CYCLE & CARRIAGE