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Guinness Asian Equity Income Fund class X GBP Dist

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Fund Provider Guinness Asset Management Limited
Fund Summary The fund aims to increase the value of the amount you invest in it over a period of years. To do this the fund invests in the shares of a range of companies doing business in Asia. The fund will normally invest in at least four different countries. The choice of investments is at the discretion of the Investment Manager, Guinness Asset Management Ltd. Any income the fund receives will be paid out to investors twice a year. You may sell your investment on any working day in Ireland. Recommendation: this fund may not be appropriate for investors who plan to withdraw their money within five years.
SEDOL code BGHQDN6
ISIN IE00BGHQDN69
Fund code GUAED
Managers Mark Hammonds, Edmund Harriss
Manager Tenure 6 years
Morningstar Category Asia-Pacific ex-Japan Equity Income
IMA Sector Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Fund Size £170 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 1.24%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £15.4896
Buy Price £15.4896
Price Change -0.5483%
Price Date 14th November 2019
Yield 4.02%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 6th February 2017
Fund Status OPEN
Mark joined Guinness Asset Management in 2012 and is co-manager of the Guinness Asian Equity Income Fund. Prior to joining Guinness, Mark worked at Ernst & Young, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Mark graduated from Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge, in 2007 with a First Class degree in Management Studies. He is a CFA Charterholder.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.550%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund Performance +1.88% +6.39% +15.53% +35.10% +2.69%
Benchmark Performance
(Asia-Pacific ex-Japan Equity Income)
+5.10% +4.43% +10.68% +35.98% -7.74%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Asia-Pacific ex-Japan Equity Income)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.55% +10.95% -11.50%
1 week -3.39% +0.50% -3.89%
1 month 0.48% +0.66% -0.18%
3 months 2.99% +4.09% -1.10%
6 months 4.29% +9.73% -5.44%
1 year 13.74% +7.39% +6.35%
3 years 8.96% +7.77% +1.19%
5 years 10.25% +8.70% +1.55%
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD 13.40% -2.65% +16.05%
Since inception 11.69% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc USA 3.22%
China Resources Gas Group Ltd CHN 3.18%
JB Hi Fi Ltd AUS 3.04%
Janus Henderson Group PLC DR USA 3.02%
Qualcomm Inc USA 2.94%
Public Bank Bhd MYS 2.91%
TISCO Financial Group PCL THA 2.91%
China Medical System Holdings Ltd HKG 2.90%
Hanon Systems KOR 2.89%
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd TWN 2.87%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st July 2019 0.2775 £15.6151
2nd January 2019 0.3439 £13.8779
2nd July 2018 0.2683 £15.2017
2nd January 2018 0.3231 £16.3002
3rd July 2017 0.2600 £15.1890
3rd January 2017 0.3290 £13.6869