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10 Queens Terrace, AB10 1YG
0800 592 487 (Broker Line)
0800 833 580 (Dealing)
0845 300 2890 (Main Number)

Fund managers

* Asian Equities Team01-Mar-1979 to Present

Investment objectives

To grow your capital by investing mostly in companies in the countries of the Asia Pacific region including Japan. The Fund may invest in some countries that are still developing their economies.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 3 / 8 7 / 8
Quartile 2 4

Fund ratings

SilverMstar OBSR
FE Crown Rating: 3 FE Crown Rating


  1y 3y
Volatility 9.69 10.89
Alpha -0.29 -0.44
Beta 0.99 0.95
Sharpe 0.00 0.27
Info Ratio -0.09 -0.20
R2 0.79 0.86
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. IMA Asia Pacific Including Japan»
performance chart
ACC +4.6+28.6+52.1+7.3+14.6-8.5+29.3
  IMA ASIA PACIFIC INCLUDING JAPAN   +3.2+31.4+41.3+19.8+6.3-11.2+21.2
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf ABERDEEN ASIA PACIFIC & JAPAN EQUITY I ACC ACC 114.12 (p) 21-Nov-2014 1.20 1.17% GNOL B0XWNK3
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf ABERDEEN ASIA PACIFIC & JAPAN EQUITY A ACC ACC 175.96 (p) 21-Nov-2014 0.60 1.92% KV86 B0XWNJ2

The Ongoing Charges Figure (OCF) shows the drag on performance caused by operational expenses associated with a fund.

Expenses which are represented by this figure include payments to the manager, the trustee the custodian and their representatives. The figure also includes registration, regulatory, audit and legal fees, and the costs of distribution.

Performance fees, transaction costs, interest on borrowing, costs associated with derivatives, entry and exit fees and soft commissions are not included in the OCF calculation, and should be factored in separately by the investor.

The OCF is calculated by taking the sum of these expenses incurred in the last 12 months and dividing this by the average net assets of that class for the last 12 months.

Total Expense Ratio (TER) is a formula designed to show the ongoing costs to the investor associated with a fund, including some charges which are not factored into the annual management fee. In addition the fund’s annual fee, charges such as trading fees, audit and legal fees, and operational expenses are included in the TER, which is worked out by dividing the total cost of the fund by its total assets to arrive at a percentage.

Unlike the Ongoing Charges Figure, the TER takes into account performance fees. It does not include transaction costs paid to the custodian.

Detailed fund information
Fund type flag UK Open Ended Investment Company (OEIC)
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ratios Fund size£195.3m / $306.2m (21-Nov-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: £ 50.0 Monthly Launch01-Mar-1979
Pricing times12:00 Daily Dealing frequencyDaily
Dealing times12 Noon on Trade Date
Minimum initial£ 500
Minimum additional£ 100
Initial charge0.00%
Annual management charge1.75%
Note to chargesInitial Charges: 0.00%;
Trustee / DepositaryNational Westminster Bank plc
RegistrarInternational Financial Data Services (UK) Ltd
Dividend policyAug 01 (Final)
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
Asia Pacific Equity Mixed IMA Asia Pacific Including Japan
Largest holdings, 30-Sep-2014
Holding (%) Rank Fund factsheet Equity factsheet
Aberdeen Global - Indian Equity Fund* 4.90 1 * -
Jardine Strategic Holdings 4.40 2 - -
Oversea-Chinese Banking 4.30 3 - -
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co 3.10 4 - -
HSBC Holdings 3.00 5 - -
AIA Group 2.90 6 - -
Canon Inc 2.90 7 - -
Unicharm Corporation 2.80 8 - -
Rio Tinto 2.80 9 - *
FANUC Corporation 2.80 10 - -
Regional weightings, 30-Sep-2014
Japan 23.701 23.70% Japan
Hong Kong 20.702 20.70% Hong Kong
Singapore 14.103 14.10% Singapore
Australia 9.904 9.90% Australia
India 7.905 7.90% India
China 5.306 5.30% China
Taiwan 3.807 3.80% Taiwan
Thailand 3.108 3.10% Thailand
Other2.709 2.70% Other
South Korea 2.6010 2.60% South Korea
Philippines 2.4011 2.40% Philippines
Malaysia 1.7012 1.70% Malaysia
Sri Lanka 0.9013 0.90% Sri Lanka
Cash0.7014 0.70% Cash
Indonesia 0.5015 0.50% Indonesia
Sector weightings, 30-Sep-2014
Financials 31.501 31.50% Financials
Industrials 13.502 13.50% Industrials
Consumer Staples 10.603 10.60% Consumer Staples
Basic Materials 9.904 9.90% Basic Materials
Miscellaneous 9.205 9.20% Miscellaneous
Information Technology 9.106 9.10% Information Technology
Consumer Discretionary 5.907 5.90% Consumer Discretionary
Telecommunication Services 5.008 5.00% Telecommunication Services
Energy 2.409 2.40% Energy
Health Care 2.2010 2.20% Health Care
Cash0.7011 0.70% Cash

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated on a bid price to bid price basis (mid to mid for OEICs) with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Sterling unless otherwise specified.

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ann Dec 25th, 2012 at 03:49 PM

Please explain fund size(£/$)m etc.They appear inconsistent/unlikely


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Asset allocation

Japanese Equities, 23.70%
23.7000% ofJapanese Equities
Hong Kong Equities, 20.70%
20.7000% ofHong Kong Equities
Singapore Equities, 14.10%
14.1000% ofSingapore Equities
Australian Equities, 9.90%
9.9000% ofAustralian Equities
Indian Equities, 7.90%
7.9000% ofIndian Equities
Chinese Equities, 5.30%
5.3000% ofChinese Equities
Taiwanese Equities, 3.80%
3.8000% ofTaiwanese Equities
Thai Equities, 3.10%
3.1000% ofThai Equities
International Equities, 2.70%
2.7000% ofInternational Equities
South Korean Equities, 2.60%
2.6000% ofSouth Korean Equities
Philippine Equities, 2.40%
2.4000% ofPhilippine Equities
Malaysian Equities, 1.70%
1.7000% ofMalaysian Equities
Asia Pacific Emerging Equities, 0.90%
0.9000% ofAsia Pacific Emerging Equities
Money Market, 0.70%
0.7000% ofMoney Market
Indonesian Equities, 0.50%
0.5000% ofIndonesian Equities

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