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First State Asia Opportunities I Acc USD

Ranked 397 out of 426 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 Fund shall invest 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 : 31/08/2016 - 31/08/2017
  • Rank 397/426 Total Return
  • Rank 47/426 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 131/426 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
395 KBC Participation Asian Opportunity USD 1 USD

10.4%

396 First State Asian Growth II USD

10.3%

397 First State Asia Opportunities I Acc USD USD

10.3%

398 CI Asian Tiger

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

AUD

10.2%

399 First State Asian Growth SGD USD

10.2%

399 Invesco Asia Infrastructure A Acc USD USD

10.2%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 9.9% 3.7%
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

31/07/2017

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ORD 5.56
Newcrest Mining Ltd ORD 5.40
USD Cash 4.90
Haw Par Corporation Ltd ORD 4.59
CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd ORD 4.03
Hong Kong and China Gas Co Ltd ORD 3.78
Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd ORD 3.63
CSL Ltd ORD 3.41
MediaTek Inc ORD 3.16
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd ORD 3.14
31/07/2017

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 size38Mn
  • 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).