Fact sheet: HSBC GIF BRIC Eq

Fund information

Fund name
HSBC GIF BRIC Equity M1C USD
Fund company manager
HSBC Investment Funds (Lux) SA
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Nicholas Richard William Timberlake
since 01/05/2005
Fund objective
The sub-fund aims to provide long term total return by investing in a portfolio of equities from Brazil, Russia, India and China (including Hong Kong SAR) ("BRIC").The sub-fund invests in normal market conditions a minimum of 90% of its net assets in equities and equity equivalent securities of companies which are domiciled in, based in, or carry out the larger part of their business activities in Brazil, Russia, India and/or China (including Hong Kong SAR) (BRIC).Investments in Chinese equities include, but are not limited to, China A-shares and China B-shares (and such other securities as may be available) listed on stock exchanges in the People's Republic of China (“PRC”). The sub-fund may directly invest in China A-shares through the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, subject to applicable quota limitations. Furthermore, the sub-fund may gain exposure to China A-shares indirectly through China A-shares Access Products (“CAAP”) such as, but not limited to, participation notes linked to China A-shares.The sub-fund may invest up to 40% of its nets assets in China A-shares through the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect and up to 30% of its net assets in CAAPs. The sub-fund's maximum exposure to China A-shares (through the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect or CAAP) and China B-shares is 50% of its net assets. The sub-fund will not invest more than 10% of its net assets in CAAPs issued by any single issuer of CAAPs.The sub-fund normally invests across a range of market capitalisations without any capitalisation restriction.The sub-fund may invest up to 10% of its net assets in units or shares of UCITS and/or other Eligible UCIs (including other sub-funds of HSBC Global Investment Funds).The sub-fund may use financial derivative instruments for hedging and cash flow management (for example, Equitisation). However, the sub-fund will not use financial derivative instruments extensively for investment purposes. The financial derivative instruments the sub-fund is permitted to use include, but are not limited to, futures and foreign exchange forwards (including non-deliverable forwards). Financial derivative instruments may also be embedded in other instruments in which the sub-fund may invest.
Benchmark
-
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

37.29 %

1 Year rank in sector

95/257

Sector

FO Equity - Emerging Markets

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 383.3 m

FE Risk score

167

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Russia
    27.75%
  • China
    25.58%
  • India
    23.64%
  • Brazil
    20.06%
  • Hong Kong
    2.2%
  • Financials
    31.79%
  • Energy
    18.03%
  • Information Technology
    14.39%
  • Materials
    10.05%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    9.57%
  • Russian Equities
    27.75%
  • Chinese Equities
    25.58%
  • Indian Equities
    23.64%
  • Brazilian Equities
    20.06%
  • Hong Kong Equities
    2.2%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund11.2 %19.84 %37.29 %56.6 %32.91 %
Sector6.46 %12.68 %30.18 %26.16 %21.59 %
Rank within sector2 / 27611 / 27295 / 2578 / 20682 / 164
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund8.66 %31.73 %33.34 %-16.34 %-5.96 %
Sector4.57 %28.42 %10.7 %-14.35 %-1.42 %
Rank within sector5 / 276114 / 25719 / 232168 / 206170 / 188
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Risk statistics

Alpha4.19
Beta1.46
Sharpe0.49
Volatility20.74
Tracking error9.59
Information ratio0.67
R-Squared0.85

Price movement

52 week high31.797
52 week low23.081
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price31.797

Holdings by region

  • 27.75% Russia
  • 25.58% China
  • 23.64% India
  • 20.06% Brazil
  • 2.2% Hong Kong
  • 0.77% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 31.79% Financials
  • 18.03% Energy
  • 14.39% Information Technology
  • 10.05% Materials
  • 9.57% Consumer Discretionary
  • 4.57% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 3.14% Consumer Staples
  • 3.04% Utilities
  • 2.41% Industrials
  • 1.13% Health Care

Holdings by asset type

  • 27.75% Russian Equities
  • 25.58% Chinese Equities
  • 23.64% Indian Equities
  • 20.06% Brazilian Equities
  • 2.2% Hong Kong Equities
  • 0.77% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 7.8% SBERBANK OF RUSSIA
  • 6.45% TENCENT HLDGS LTD
  • 4.83% Itau Unibanco Banco Mult ADR
  • 4.3% LUKOIL OAO
  • 3.82% ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD
  • 2.63% RELIANCE INDUSTRIES
  • 2.63% RELIANCE INDUSTRIES
  • 2.59% GAZPROM OAO
  • 2.58% INFOSYS
  • 2.43% NOVATEK OAO