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First State Asia Focus Fund Class B (Accumulation) GBP

Performance History31/10/2019
Growth of 1,000 (GBP) Advanced Graph
First State Asia Focus Fund Class B (Accumulation) GBP
Fund-24.726.3-1.614.1
+/-Cat--1.64.07.03.2
+/-B’mrk--2.71.27.03.7
 
Key Stats
NAV
12/11/2019
 GBX 199.43
Day Change 0.22%
Morningstar Category™ Asia-Pacific ex-Japan Equity
IA (formerly IMA) Sector Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
ISIN GB00BWNGXJ86
Fund Size (Mil)
12/11/2019
 GBP 735.07
Share Class Size (Mil)
12/11/2019
 GBP 652.89
Max Initial Charge -
Ongoing Charge
01/08/2019
  0.90%
Morningstar Research
Analyst Report

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Morningstar Pillars
PeoplePositive
ParentNeutral
ProcessPositive
PerformancePositive
PricePositive
Investment Objective: First State Asia Focus Fund Class B (Accumulation) GBP
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth. At least 80% of the net assets of the Fund will be invested in large and mid-capitalisation equities issued by companies that are established, operating or have their economic activity mainly in the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan, including Australasia) and which are listed, traded or dealt in on Regulated Markets worldwide and in equity related instruments listed, traded or dealt in on Regulated Markets worldwide which provide exposure to the Asia Pacific region.
Returns
Trailing Returns (GBP)12/11/2019
YTD16.04
3 Years Annualised12.90
5 Years Annualised-
10 Years Annualised-
12 Month Yield 1.04
Management
Manager Name
Start Date
Richard Jones
24/08/2015
Martin Lau
24/08/2015
Inception Date
24/08/2015
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Category Benchmark
Fund BenchmarkMorningstar Benchmark
MSCI AC Asia Pac Ex JPN NR EURMSCI AC Asia Pac Ex JPN NR USD
Target Market
Role In Portfolio
Standalone / CoreNot Specific
ComponentNot Specific
OtherNot Specific
Primary Objective
PreservationNo
GrowthYes
IncomeNot Specific
HedgingNot Specific
OtherNot Specific
Portfolio Profile for  First State Asia Focus Fund Class B (Accumulation) GBP31/07/2019
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock94.870.0094.87
Bond0.000.000.00
Property0.000.000.00
Cash4.950.004.95
Other0.180.000.18
Top 5 Regions%
Asia - Emerging42.43
Asia - Developed42.36
Australasia5.50
Japan5.21
United States4.51
Top 5 Sectors%
Technology28.00
Financial Services26.77
Consumer Defensive17.23
Industrials8.88
Healthcare8.51
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturi... TechnologyTechnology5.59
CSL LtdHealthcareHealthcare4.02
HDFC Bank LtdFinancial ServicesFinancial Services3.85
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp LtdFinancial ServicesFinancial Services3.60
AIA Group LtdFinancial ServicesFinancial Services3.08
First State Asia Focus Fund Class B (Accumulation) GBP
In order to provide consistency across the report data provided by different Asset Managers, the calculated data points presented are generated using Morningstar’s proprietary calculation methodology which is set out in more detail at(https://www.morningstar.com/research/signature)

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