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Guinness Asian Equity Income Fund class Y GBP Dist

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Fund Provider Guinness
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 BDHSRF1
ISIN IE00BDHSRF15
Fund code GUAYI
Managers Mark Hammonds, Edmund Harriss
Manager Tenure 6 years
Morningstar Category Currently unavailable
IMA Sector Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Fund Size £154 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 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 £10.3377
Buy Price £10.3377
Price Change +0.154%
Price Date 13th June 2019
Yield 3.88%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 19th December 2013
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: 1.224%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund Performance +3.56% +7.70% +35.19% -2.88% +28.00%
Benchmark Performance
+7.33% +0.10% +34.97% -8.58% +21.48%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.15% -0.60% +0.75%
1 week 2.49% +1.57% +0.93%
1 month -0.06% +2.46% -2.52%
3 months 0.97% +2.89% -1.92%
6 months 4.33% +6.90% -2.57%
1 year -2.59% +1.07% -3.67%
3 years 48.44% +43.48% +4.97%
5 years 77.93% +53.92% +24.01%
10 years Currently unavailable +171.84% Currently unavailable
YTD 8.58% +9.25% -0.67%
Since inception 84.64% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
China Medical System Holdings Ltd HKG 2.95%
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd TWN 2.86%
St Shine Optical Co Ltd TWN 2.84%
TISCO Financial Group PCL THA 2.84%
Ptt PCL THA 2.83%
China Merchants Bank Co Ltd Class H CHN 2.81%
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc USA 2.81%
China Minsheng Banking Corp Ltd Class H CHN 2.81%
CapitaLand Mall Trust SGP 2.81%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd TWN 2.81%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
2nd January 2019 0.2353 £9.5045
2nd July 2018 0.1834 £10.3979
2nd January 2018 0.2204 £11.1359
3rd July 2017 0.0778 £10.3635
3rd January 2017 0.2222 £9.2456
1st July 2016 0.1438 £8.5031