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Fidelity Funds - Asia Focus Fund W-ACC-GBP

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Fund Provider Fidelity (FIL Inv Mgmt (Lux) S.A.)
Fund Summary The fund invests principally in equity securities quoted on stock exchanges in Asia excluding Japan. This region includes certain countries considered to be emerging markets. The fund may invest its net assets directly in China A and B Shares. The fund is actively managed. The Investment Manager will, when selecting investments for the fund and for the purposes of monitoring risk consider the MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan (Net) Index (the 'Benchmark') as the Benchmark's constituents are representative of the type of companies the fund invests in. When monitoring risk, the Investment Manager references the Benchmark for the purpose of setting internal guidelines. These guidelines represent overall levels of exposure relative to the Benchmark and do not imply that the fund will invest in the Benchmark's constituents. Where the fund invests in securities that are included in the benchmark, its allocation to those securities is likely to differ from the benchmark allocation. The Investment Manager has a wide range of discretion with regards to the investment selection and may invest in companies, sectors, countries and security types not included in the Benchmark in order to take advantage of investment opportunities. It is expected that over long time periods, the fund's performance will differ from the Benchmark. However, over short time periods, the fund's performance may be close to the Benchmark, depending on market conditions. The fund's performance can be compared to the Benchmark.
SEDOL code BJVDYR5
ISIN LU1033664456
Fund code WSAFA
Managers Dhananjay Phadnis
Manager Tenure 5 years
Morningstar Category Asia ex-Japan Equity
IMA Sector Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Fund Size £2,017 million
Fund Type Offshore
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 1.08%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £2.0420
Buy Price £2.0420
Price Change +0.4427%
Price Date 15th July 2020
Yield 0.41%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 11th March 2014
Fund Status OPEN
Dhananjay joined Fidelity in 2004 as an investment analyst in India. He moved to Hong Kong in 2006. As an analyst, Dhananjay covered the Asian telecommunications, consumer discretionary, industrials and materials sectors. He was promoted to Director of Research (DoR) in 2009. As DoR, he was responsible for mentoring and guiding Fidelity’s team of research analysts based in various offices in the Asia ex Japan region.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.763%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund Performance +4.77% +7.64% +12.76% +27.84% +8.19% +8.70% +1.47% +9.04% -13.91% +22.64%
Benchmark Performance
(Asia ex-Japan Equity)
+5.42% +1.55% +6.96% +28.27% +4.15%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Asia ex-Japan Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.44% +8.50% -8.06%
1 week 0.15% +11.63% -11.48%
1 month 12.01% +20.91% -8.89%
3 months 21.84% +3.55% +18.29%
6 months 2.20% +9.64% -7.44%
1 year 8.16% +6.33% +1.83%
3 years 9.55% +10.75% -1.19%
5 years 13.69% +8.22% +5.48%
10 years 9.03% +9.45% -0.41%
YTD 6.97% -0.29% +7.26%
Since inception 11.20% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR CHN 8.17%
Tencent Holdings Ltd CHN 7.08%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd KOR 6.78%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd TWN 6.29%
AIA Group Ltd HKG 5.91%
Fidelity ILF - USD A Acc IRL 3.02%
Bharti Airtel Ltd IND 2.43%
Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H CHN 2.42%
China Merchants Bank Co Ltd Class H CHN 2.20%
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd HKG 2.16%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st August 2013 0.0029 £1.0206
1st August 2012 0.0038 £0.9355
1st August 2011 0.0006 £1.0645