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First State Asia Focus Fund Class B (Acc) GBP

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Fund Provider First State Investments (UK) Ltd
Fund Summary The Fund aims to grow your investment.
SEDOL code BWNGXJ8
ISIN GB00BWNGXJ86
Fund code FTFBA
Managers Richard Jones, Martin Lau
Manager Tenure 5 years
Morningstar Category Asia-Pacific ex-Japan Equity
IMA Sector Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Fund Size £903 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 0.99%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £2.0190
Buy Price £2.0190
Price Change +1.3707%
Price Date 3rd July 2020
Yield 1.03%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 8th February 2016
Fund Status OPEN
Richard Jones is a Director of First State Stewart Asia, part of First State Investments. Richard has more than 29 years of investment experience in Asia, focused on both company research and portfolio management. He joined the First State Stewart Asia team in January 2010 and is based in Hong Kong. Richard is the lead manager of the First State Asia Opportunities 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).

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.695%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund Performance +2.91% +8.44% +12.12% +23.81% +15.60% +13.56% -1.28% +17.40% -4.59% +18.25%
Benchmark Performance
(Asia-Pacific ex-Japan Equity)
+1.80% +3.72% +6.24% +24.97% +7.27%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Asia-Pacific ex-Japan Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 1.37% +2.77% -1.40%
1 week 2.68% +6.55% -3.87%
1 month 6.46% +22.75% -16.28%
3 months 20.88% +1.02% +19.86%
6 months -0.27% +2.16% -2.43%
1 year 2.79% +5.13% -2.34%
3 years 8.41% +9.84% -1.44%
5 years 12.61% +8.68% +3.93%
10 years 10.74% +6.82% +3.92%
YTD 1.33% +2.36% -1.03%
Since inception 9.80% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd TWN 6.30%
CSL Ltd AUS 4.70%
HDFC Bank Ltd IND 3.88%
ResMed Inc DR USA 3.52%
AIA Group Ltd HKG 3.27%
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Ltd SGP 3.20%
Tencent Holdings Ltd CHN 3.02%
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd CHN 3.01%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Participating Preferred KOR 2.90%
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd IND 2.88%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
3rd February 2020 0.0052 £1.9322
1st August 2019 0.0176 £1.9862
1st February 2019 0.0028 £1.7555
1st August 2018 0.0162 £1.8114
1st February 2018 0.0011 £1.7538
1st August 2017 0.0131 £1.5991