BlackRock Asia Fund Class A Accumulating GBP

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Performance History31/07/2022
Growth of 1,000 (GBP) Advanced Graph
BlackRock Asia Fund Class A Accumulating GBP
Fund-12.117.017.0-3.3-7.7
+/-Cat-0.22.3-5.8-0.42.2
+/-B’mrk-3.13.4-4.20.50.3
 
Key Stats
NAV
12/08/2022
 GBX 191.67
Day Change 0.75%
Morningstar Category™ Asia ex-Japan Equity
IA (formerly IMA) Sector Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
ISIN GB00B7VS6Q92
Fund Size (Mil)
29/07/2022
 GBP 63.23
Share Class Size (Mil)
-
 -
Max Initial Charge 5.00%
Ongoing Charge
16/02/2022
  1.73%
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Analyst Report

We have lost conviction in BlackRock Asia after its leadership change in 2020. We continue to hold a cautious view on current lead manager Stephen Andrews, and the team's instability in recent years doesn't inspire confidence. We also have...

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Morningstar Pillars
PeopleBelow Average
ParentAbove Average
ProcessAverage
Performance
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Investment Objective: BlackRock Asia Fund Class A Accumulating GBP
The aim of the Fund is to provide a return on your investment (generated through an increase in the value of the assets held by the Fund) (gross of fees) over the long term (5 or more consecutive years beginning at the point of investment) by investing in equities (i.e. shares) of companies based in Asia, excluding Japan. In seeking to achieve its investment objective, the Fund will invest at least 70% of its total assets in equities (i.e shares) and equity related investments (i.e. other investments whose value is related to equities) of companies located in, or exercising a significant part of their economic activity across all economic sectors in Asia, excluding Japan.
Returns
Trailing Returns (GBP)12/08/2022
YTD-6.32
3 Years Annualised4.12
5 Years Annualised3.54
10 Years Annualised-
12 Month Yield 0.15
Management
Manager Name
Start Date
Stephen Andrews
01/04/2020
Inception Date
28/06/2013
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Category Benchmark
Fund BenchmarkMorningstar Benchmark
MSCI AC Asia Ex Japan GR GBPMSCI AC Asia Ex Japan NR USD
Target Market
Role In Portfolio
Standalone / CoreNot Specific
ComponentNot Specific
OtherNot Specific
Primary Objective
PreservationNot Specific
GrowthYes
IncomeNot Specific
HedgingNot Specific
OtherNot Specific
Portfolio Profile for  BlackRock Asia Fund Class A Accumulating GBP30/04/2022
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock99.060.0099.06
Bond0.120.000.12
Property0.000.000.00
Cash2.761.940.82
Other0.000.000.00
Top 5 Regions%
Asia - Emerging56.73
Asia - Developed39.36
United Kingdom2.98
United States0.93
Canada0.00
Top 5 Sectors%
Technology27.48
Financial Services23.83
Consumer Cyclical9.17
Communication Services8.86
Industrials6.66
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturi... TechnologyTechnology9.27
Samsung Electronics Co LtdTechnologyTechnology5.63
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordina... Consumer CyclicalConsumer Cyclical3.87
Tencent Holdings LtdCommunication ServicesCommunication Services3.28
NetEase Inc Ordinary SharesCommunication ServicesCommunication Services2.91
BlackRock Asia Fund Class A Accumulating GBP

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