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Smith & Williamson Far Eastern Income and Growth Fund B Inc

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Fund Provider Smith & Williamson
Fund Summary The Fund aims to provide a combination of income and capital growth by investing primarily in shares of companies that are located in or whose shares are traded in the Far East and Pacific Basin region, including Japan, Australia and India.
SEDOL code B4NXPJ7
ISIN GB00B4NXPJ75
Fund code SMFEI
Managers Jane Andrews
Manager Tenure 23 years
Morningstar Category Asia-Pacific inc. Japan Equity
IMA Sector Asia Pacific Including Japan
Fund Size £38 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.77%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £1.717
Buy Price £1.717
Price Change -0.6366%
Price Date 23rd May 2019
Yield 2.19%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 6th March 1989
Fund Status OPEN
Jane joined Smith & Williamson in 1996 and has managed the Smith & Williamson Far Eastern Growth Trust for over 15 years. She also manages the Smith & Williamson Oriental Growth Fund. Janes career began with Midland Bank working on Asian investments for an international pension fund. In 1987 she moved to John Govett to manage the Pacific Income Fund, winning a performance award in 1988. A tenure at CIM fund managers, where she ran dedicated Japanese & Asian pension funds, preceded her career at Smith & Williamson. Jane is also involved in the monthly strategy meetings advising on Far Eastern Markets.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 1.172%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance -5.60% +16.47% +31.12% +3.99% +15.64% -1.97% +23.28% -5.42% +7.56% +65.50%
Benchmark Performance
(Asia-Pacific inc. Japan Equity)
-1.20% +3.65% +30.96% -5.27% +19.38%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Asia-Pacific inc. Japan Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.64% +0.81% -1.45%
1 week -0.52% +0.83% -1.35%
1 month -1.83% -2.80% +0.97%
3 months 1.84% +0.17% +1.66%
6 months 7.56% +4.20% +3.36%
1 year -7.58% -5.86% -1.71%
3 years 45.39% +42.40% +2.99%
5 years 75.68% +58.85% +16.83%
10 years 208.93% +129.83% +79.11%
YTD 10.19% +6.53% +3.66%
Since inception 690.29% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Venture Corp Ltd SGP 2.43%
Fanuc Corp JPN 2.43%
Keyence Corp JPN 2.29%
CSL Ltd AUS 2.28%
TCI Co Ltd TWN 2.04%
Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd IND 1.94%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR CHN 1.89%
D.A.Consortium Holdings Inc JPN 1.86%
Gourmet Master Co Ltd CHN 1.74%
TechnoPro Holdings Inc JPN 1.74%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st March 2019 0.0414 £1.6620
1st March 2018 0.0363 £1.9080
1st March 2017 0.0331 £1.5940
1st March 2016 0.0267 £1.2200
2nd March 2015 0.0332 £1.1690
3rd March 2014 0.0321 £1.0780