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First State Asia Opportunities I Acc USD

Ranked 399 out of 429 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Richard Jones

Richard Jones is a director of First State Stewart Asia, part of First State Investments. Richard has more than 27 years of investment experience in Asia, focused on both company research and portfolio management. He joined the FSSA team in January 2010 and is based in Hong Kong. Richard is the lead manager of the First State Asia Innovation Fund, the First State Asian Growth Fund and the First State Singapore and Malaysia Fund. He is also responsible for managing a number of Asia Pacific Leaders portfolios on behalf of key client segregated accounts. Richard graduated from the London School of Economics with a first class degree in Economics (Government).

Alistair Thompson

Alistair Thompson is currently a senior portfolio manager at First State and joined the Asia Pacific (ex-Japan)/global emerging markets team back in 2003. Prior to this he worked for Edinburgh Fund Managers where he worked for nine years and was head of Asia Pacific ex Japan. Before this he worked for CIM Fund Managers from 1989 to 1993, managing their money markets funds and later started managing Asian funds. Alistair has over 14 years' experience in the investment management industry and holds a Diploma in Fund Management from the Securities Institute in London.

Objective

The Underlying Sub-Fund invests primarily in equity and equity related securities in the Asia region (excluding Australia, New Zealand and Japan)

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Performance

Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 31/05/2016 - 31/05/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 9.9%
2016 1.1% 2.1% 2.5% 2.5% -5.8%
2015 -2.4% 5.3% 1.0% -10.5% 2.6%
2014 14.7% -0.6% 10.7% 2.8% 1.5%
2013 4.0% 0.9% -5.3% 5.9% 2.8%
2012 20.3% 10.5% -3.5% 11.5% 1.2%
2011 -7.9% -0.3% 5.1% -14.2% 2.5%
2010 20.4% 1.2% -5.2% 19.2% 5.3%
2009 73.0% 1.1% 30.7% 22.5% 6.9%
2007 5.2%
2006 14.6% 6.7% -8.3% 6.0% 10.5%
2005 35.0% 2.0% 1.4% 8.7% 20.0%
2004 -0.8% 9.9% -11.1% -7.2% 9.5%
2003 28.7% -8.0% 16.6% 17.3% 2.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/04/2017

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
USD Cash 5.59
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ORD 5.25
Haw Par Corporation Ltd ORD 5.21
Newcrest Mining Ltd ORD 4.67
CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd ORD 3.98
Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd ORD 3.82
Hong Kong and China Gas Co Ltd ORD 3.77
CSL Ltd ORD 3.49
Uni-President Enterprises Corp ORD 3.08
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd ORD 2.99
30/04/2017

Registered For Sale In

  1. Hong Kong
  2. Ireland
  3. Macau
  4. Singapore
  5. Switzerland
  6. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date18/10/2002
  • Share Class size37Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE0009570106

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,500
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.75%

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