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BlackRock Asia A Acc

Ranked 50 out of 432 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Andrew Swan

Andrew Swan is a managing director and head of Asian fundamental equities at BlackRock where he runs the BGF Asia Dragon Fund. Prior to joining BlackRock in August 2011, Andrew spent eight years at JP Morgan Asset Management. He studied commerce at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Based in Hong Kong, outside of fund management Andrew enjoys golf and skiing.

Objective

The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth by investing primarily in shares of companies domiciled in or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in Asia, excluding Japan. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities, permitted money market instruments, permitted deposits, cash and near cash and units in collective investment schemes. Derivatives may be used for efficient portfolio management purposes only.

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Performance

Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 31/03/2016 - 31/03/2017
  • Rank 50/432 Total Return
  • Rank 253/432 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 75/432 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 11.6%
2016 8.9% 0.6% 1.0% 12.6% -4.8%
2015 -9.2% 4.2% 0.2% -18.2% 6.2%
2014 2.0% -1.4% 7.2% -2.7% -0.8%
2013 6.2% 7.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/11/2016

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Tencent Holdings Ltd ORD 5.68
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ORD 5.54
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 3.37
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd DR 3.10
China Life Insurance Co Ltd ORD 3.09
China Construction Bank Corp ORD 2.38
Sands China Ltd ORD 2.35
Posco ORD 2.28
Doosan Bobcat Inc ORD 2.12
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp ORD 2.04
30/11/2016

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date28/06/2013
  • Share Class size52Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B7VS6Q92

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment50,000
  • Min. regular additional investment5,000

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in USD).