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Ranked 3 out of 26 in - ASEAN over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Pauline Ng

Singapore-based Pauline Ng is an investment manager for JP Morgan. Ng is responsible for Asian equity funds and she began her career as an Asia excluding Japan telecom analyst for Allianz Dresdener Asset Management. Ng then became a fund manager responsible for Malaysia and emerging markets Asia before moving to JP Morgan in 2005. She studied at Nanyang Technological University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Public Accountant.

Chang Qi Ong

Chang Qi Ong, vice president, is a country specialist for Philippines and Vietnam equities and a member of the ASEAN team with the emerging markets and Asia Pacific equities team at JP Morgan Asset Management based in Singapore. He joined the firm in 2011 and prior to this, he worked at Temasek Holdings. Chang Qi graduated from Singapore Management University with a BSc (summa cum laude) in Economics.


To provide long-term capital growth by investing primarily in companies of countries which are members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). At least 67% of the Sub-Funds assets (excluding cash and cash equivalents) will be invested in equity securities of companies (including smaller capitalisation companies) that are domiciled in, or carrying out the main part of their economic activity in, an ASEAN country. Certain ASEAN countries may be considered emerging market countries.

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ASEAN over : 31/10/2017 - 31/10/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 3.2% -10.8% 3.0%
2017 30.9% 9.9% 5.2% 3.9% 9.0%
2016 8.1% 7.5% 2.7% 4.1% -6.0%
2015 -13.9% 1.2% -4.8% -17.1% 7.6%
2014 6.2% 3.8% 4.5% 1.6% -3.6%
2013 -2.0% 11.1% -4.3% -5.6% -2.2%
2012 28.0% 14.8% -5.3% 10.5% 6.6%
2011 -9.0% 0.4% 0.6% -15.7% 6.7%
2010 41.1% 5.5% 1.9% 21.5% 8.0%
2009 8.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
DBS Group Holdings Ltd ORD 6.38%
United Overseas Bank Ltd ORD 5.46%
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Ltd ORD 5.09%
Bank Central Asia Tbk PT ORD 4.77%
Public Bank Bhd ORD 3.96%
CP All PCL ORD 3.77%
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd ORD 3.41%
Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Persero) Tbk Perusahaan Perseroan PT ORD 3.01%
Astra International Tbk PT ORD 2.66%
Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk PT ORD 2.58%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Chile
  5. Denmark
  6. Estonia
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Greece
  11. Hungary
  12. Ireland
  13. Italy
  14. Jersey
  15. Korea
  16. Liechtenstein
  17. Luxembourg
  18. Netherlands
  19. Norway
  20. Poland
  21. Singapore
  22. Spain
  23. Sweden
  24. Switzerland
  25. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date04/09/2009
  • Share Class size77Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0441851309

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment35,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5.00%

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