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

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* Asian Equities Team10-Apr-2006 to Present
 
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Investment objectives

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

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 51 / 62 27 / 59
Quartile 4 2

Fund ratings

GoldMstar OBSR
Analyst
(Qualitative)
n/aS&P Rating
(Qualitative)
FE Crown Rating: 2 FE Crown Rating
(Quantitative)

Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 13.14 13.84
Alpha -5.74 -0.07
Beta 0.99 0.89
Sharpe -0.02 0.00
Info Ratio -1.20 -0.04
R2 0.86 0.90
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. Asia Pacific Excluding Japan»
performance chart
chart
    1y3y5y12m-24m24m-36m36m-48m48m-60m
ACC -6.1+4.4+95.0+12.3-1.0+11.2+68.0
  ASIA PACIFIC EXCLUDING JAPAN   -1.4+4.2+78.2+12.3-5.9+9.6+56.0
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf ABERDEEN ASIA PACIFIC EQUITY Z ACC ACC 213.40 (p) 16-Apr-2014 2.60 0.18% G588 B0XWNH0
pdf ABERDEEN ASIA PACIFIC EQUITY I INC INC 101.42 (p) 16-Apr-2014 1.60 1.13% GMDD B88N705
pdf ABERDEEN ASIA PACIFIC EQUITY I ACC ACC 199.74 (p) 16-Apr-2014 1.60 1.13% KV68 B0XWNG9
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf ABERDEEN ASIA PACIFIC EQUITY A INC INC 177.12 (p) 16-Apr-2014 0.90 1.85% H993 B1F7XT2
pdf ABERDEEN ASIA PACIFIC EQUITY A ACC ACC 190.00 (p) 16-Apr-2014 0.90 1.85% KZ88 B0XWNF8

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£2,202.0m / $3,684.8m (16-Apr-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: £ 50.0 Monthly Launch01-Apr-1987
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: Max;
Trustee / DepositaryNational Westminster Bank plc
RegistrarInternational Financial Data Services (UK) Ltd
Multi-Managern/a
Indexn/a
Dividend policyAug 01 (Final)
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
Asia Pacific Ex Japan Equity Mixed Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Largest holdings, 28-Feb-2014
Holding (%) Rank Fund factsheet Equity factsheet
Aberdeen Global - Indian Equity Fund* 4.90 1 * -
Jardine Strategic Holdings 3.70 2 - -
Samsung Electronics 3.70 3 - -
BHP Billiton 3.40 4 - *
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp 3.30 5 - -
AIA Group 3.00 6 - -
TSMC 3.00 7 - -
Rio Tinto 3.00 8 - *
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co 2.90 9 - -
Canon Inc 2.90 10 - -
Total33.80 
Regional weightings, 28-Feb-2014
Region(%)Rank 
Hong Kong25.401 25.40% Hong Kong
Singapore19.762 19.76% Singapore
Australia12.413 12.41% Australia
India11.934 11.93% India
Korea6.365 6.36% Korea
China5.506 5.50% China
Taiwan4.857 4.85% Taiwan
Thailand4.608 4.60% Thailand
Malaysia3.359 3.35% Malaysia
Philippines3.1910 3.19% Philippines
Sri Lanka1.2611 1.26% Sri Lanka
Indonesia0.8912 0.89% Indonesia
Others0.5313 0.53% Others
Money Market-0.0314 -0.03% Money Market
Total100.00 
Sector weightings, 28-Feb-2014
Sector(%)Rank 
Financials39.581 39.58% Financials
Materials11.792 11.79% Materials
Industrials11.243 11.24% Industrials
Information Technology10.964 10.96% Information Technology
Telecommunications Utilities6.965 6.96% Telecommunications Utilities
Consumer Staples6.486 6.48% Consumer Staples
Miscellaneous5.487 5.48% Miscellaneous
Energy4.478 4.47% Energy
Consumer Discretionary2.139 2.13% Consumer Discretionary
Health Care0.9410 0.94% Health Care
Cash & Cash Equivalents-0.0311 -0.03% Cash & Cash Equivalents
Total100.00 

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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R. F. Hemmings Jul 30th, 2011 at 08:36 AM

This is a general comment and not spcific to the individual fund. I would like to congratualate you on recent changes. The colour changes are good, in particular I always found black on red difficult to read. The risk ratings are an excellent innovation which I have already made use of. I do however have one question. If, for example a fund has a risk rating of 110 does this make it inherently 10% more risky than one with a rating of 100 (or am I being too simplistic, and if so what is the correct interpretation). Fred Hemmings.

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