Fact sheet: The Emerging World

Fund information

Fund name
The Emerging World A Ret USD
Fund company manager
City of London
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Emerging Markets Team
since 15/09/1998
Fund objective
The objective of The Emerging World Fund (EWF) is to invest for capital growth in a portfolio of closed-end funds whose investment policy is directed mainly towards emerging markets. This approach allows great flexibility in asset allocation, a wider diversification of investments, participation in the performances of high quality fund managers and potentially enhanced performance when the discounts to net asset value at which closed-end funds tend to trade narrows. EWF is a sub-fund of The World Markets Umbrella Fund plc.
Benchmark
S&P Emerging Frontier Super Composite BMI, gross total return
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

22.93 %

1 Year rank in sector

108/273

Sector

FO Equity - Emerging Markets

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 130.4 m

FE Risk score

114

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • China
    20.8%
  • India
    15.18%
  • Korea
    13.61%
  • Taiwan
    8.27%
  • Russia
    5.35%
  • Chinese Equities
    20.8%
  • Indian Equities
    15.18%
  • South Korean Equities
    13.61%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    8.27%
  • Russian Equities
    5.35%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.85 %18.42 %22.53 %9.83 %38.32 %
Sector3.27 %14.06 %19.99 %4.17 %24.42 %
Rank within sector112 / 28552 / 279108 / 27397 / 22559 / 172
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund25.25 %6.63 %-11.91 %1.88 %0.06 %
Sector19.38 %10.7 %-14.35 %-1.42 %-0.73 %
Rank within sector67 / 279170 / 260116 / 23578 / 20977 / 184
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.45
Beta1.05
Sharpe-0
Volatility14.75
Tracking error3.97
Information ratio0.35
R-Squared0.93

Price movement

52 week high79.02
52 week low61.54
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price79.02

Holdings by region

  • 20.8% China
  • 15.18% India
  • 13.61% Korea
  • 8.27% Taiwan
  • 5.35% Russia
  • 4.69% Brazil
  • 3.63% Hong Kong
  • 3.5% Indonesia
  • 3.01% Mexico
  • 2.72% South Africa

Holdings by sector

-

Holdings by asset type

  • 20.8% Chinese Equities
  • 15.18% Indian Equities
  • 13.61% South Korean Equities
  • 8.27% Taiwanese Equities
  • 5.35% Russian Equities
  • 4.69% Brazilian Equities
  • 3.63% Hong Kong Equities
  • 3.5% Indonesian Equities
  • 3.01% Mexican Equities
  • 2.72% South African Equities

Individual holdings

  • 9.51% FRANKLIN TEMPLETON EMERGING MARKETS
  • 5.32% JPM JP MORGAN EMERGING MARKETS IT PLC
  • 5.04% JPM JP MORGAN INDIAN IT PLC
  • 4.52% FRANKLIN DRAGON
  • 3.52% GENESIS EMERGING MARKET GBP
  • 3.5% MORGAN STANLEY INDIA INV FUND INC USD0.01
  • 2.93% KOREA FUND INC USD0.01
  • 2.72% JPMORGAN TAIWAN
  • 2.47% JPM JP MORGAN RUSSIAN SECURITIES PLC
  • 2.44% SAMSUNG C&T CORP