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M&G Asian

Ranked 17 out of 17 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Matthew Vaight

Matthew Vaight joined M&G’s UK equity desk in 1996. He is a member of the global equity team and is manager of the M&G Asian Fund and the M&G Global Emerging Markets Fund. In addition, he is co-manager of the Vanguard Precious Metals & Mining Fund. Matthew graduated from Oxford University with a 1st class honours degree in mathematics. He is a member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals (UKSIP).

Objective

The Fund's sole objective is long term capital growth. It invests wholly or mainly in a range of Asian (including Australasian) securities. When not wholly invested as above, the Fund may also invest in global securities with the exception of Japanese securities.

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Performance

Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 31/07/2017 - 31/07/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.2% -4.9%
2017 26.3% 13.5% 4.8% 1.9% 4.3%
2016 5.7% 1.0% -4.2% 12.6% -3.1%
2015 -10.0% 4.7% -0.9% -15.0% 2.0%
2014 -0.2% -1.3% 10.4% -3.4% -5.2%
2013 6.9% 3.0% -6.9% 5.7% 5.4%
2012 25.6% 17.0% -8.2% 8.1% 8.2%
2011 -17.1% 0.9% 0.7% -21.2% 3.7%
2010 23.1% 3.4% -6.9% 18.9% 7.6%
2009 74.1% 1.0% 34.6% 22.6% 4.5%
2008 -50.0% -7.2% -2.2% -25.1% -26.4%
2007 33.8% -0.2% 15.8% 14.9% 0.8%
2006 32.0% 7.7% 0.1% 5.9% 15.5%
2005 21.4% 1.7% 4.9% 8.0% 5.5%
2004 18.7% 6.3% -8.6% 7.8% 13.3%
2003 53.4% -7.4% 21.3% 16.1% 17.6%
2002 -8.5% 9.7% -6.1% -13.3% 2.4%
2001 -2.0% -6.7% 1.1% -19.6% 29.3%
2000 -29.7% 1.6% -12.1% -10.2% -12.3%
1999 67.5% 3.7% 36.8% -6.6% 26.5%
1998 -6.1% 6.6% -27.5% -6.2% 29.5%
1997 -37.6% -2.6% 4.9% -15.1% -28.0%
1996 11.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Chile
  5. Denmark
  6. Finland
  7. France
  8. Germany
  9. Ireland
  10. Italy
  11. Korea
  12. Luxembourg
  13. Netherlands
  14. Norway
  15. Portugal
  16. Singapore
  17. Spain
  18. Sweden
  19. Switzerland

Fund Info

  • Launch date16/08/1996
  • Share Class size08Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN GB0030939770

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment75

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5.25%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).