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 Net Total Return Broad Market Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

24.04 %

1 Year rank in sector

103/274

Sector

FO Equity - Emerging Markets

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 152.4 m

FE Risk score

113

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • China
    22.01%
  • India
    15.36%
  • Korea
    12.89%
  • Taiwan
    8.44%
  • Russia
    5.29%
  • Chinese Equities
    22.01%
  • Indian Equities
    15.36%
  • South Korean Equities
    12.89%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    8.44%
  • Russian Equities
    5.29%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund4.48 %17.76 %24.04 %14.46 %30.86 %
Sector3.46 %12.36 %22.06 %8.64 %19.3 %
Rank within sector121 / 29368 / 281103 / 274118 / 22981 / 172
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund30.12 %6.63 %-11.91 %1.88 %0.06 %
Sector23.57 %10.7 %-14.35 %-1.42 %-0.73 %
Rank within sector92 / 280171 / 259114 / 23481 / 21175 / 182
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Risk statistics

Alpha1.62
Beta1.06
Sharpe-0
Volatility14.97
Tracking error3.96
Information ratio0.4
R-Squared0.93

Price movement

52 week high82.09
52 week low61.54
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price82.09

Holdings by region

  • 22.01% China
  • 15.36% India
  • 12.89% Korea
  • 8.44% Taiwan
  • 5.29% Russia
  • 4.84% Brazil
  • 3.57% Hong Kong
  • 3.45% Indonesia
  • 3.17% Mexico
  • 2.67% South Africa

Holdings by sector

-

Holdings by asset type

  • 22.01% Chinese Equities
  • 15.36% Indian Equities
  • 12.89% South Korean Equities
  • 8.44% Taiwanese Equities
  • 5.29% Russian Equities
  • 4.84% Brazilian Equities
  • 3.57% Hong Kong Equities
  • 3.45% Indonesian Equities
  • 3.17% Mexican Equities
  • 2.67% South African Equities

Individual holdings

  • 9.85% FRANKLIN TEMPLETON EMERGING MARKETS
  • 5.35% JPM JP MORGAN EMERGING MARKETS IT PLC
  • 5.05% JPM JP MORGAN INDIAN IT PLC
  • 4.7% FRANKLIN DRAGON
  • 4% MORGAN STANLEY INDIA INV FUND INC USD0.01
  • 3.52% GENESIS EMERGING MARKET GBP
  • 2.95% SAMSUNG C&T CORP
  • 2.76% JPMORGAN TAIWAN
  • 2.75% KOREA FUND INC USD0.01
  • 2.52% JPM JP MORGAN RUSSIAN SECURITIES PLC