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Eastspring Investments-Asian Local Bond A

Ranked 18 out of 20 in - Asia Pacific Local Currency over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Guan Yi Low

Guan Yi Low joined Eastspring Investments, the Asian asset management business of Prudential plc, as portfolio manager with the Fixed Income team, in 2007. Guan Yi is currently the lead portfolio manager for Pan-Asian local currency bond portfolios, as well as single-country Philippines and Thai bond portfolios. Prior to joining Eastspring Investments, Guan Yi was a portfolio manager at Bank Pictet et Cie Asia Ltd, where she helped to launch and manage the Asian local currency fund. Before that, she was managing Asian local currency and credit portfolios at Fullerton Fund Management Company and at Standard Chartered Bank Singapore. Guan Yi has over 18 years of investment experience. Guan Yi holds a Bachelor of Business from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and is a CFA charterholder.

Objective

This Sub-Fund invests in a diversified portfolio consisting primarily of fixed income/debt securities issued by Asian entities or their subsidiaries. This Sub-Fund's portfolio primarily consists of securities denominated in the various Asian currencies and aims to maximize total returns through investing in fixed income/debt securities that are rated as well as unrated.

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Performance

Asia Pacific Local Currency over : 31/05/2017 - 31/05/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -0.3%
2017 9.7% 4.6% 1.2% 1.4% 2.1%
2016 2.6% 7.1% 1.1% 2.7% -7.7%
2015 -5.2% 0.2% -1.7% -6.7% 3.1%
2014 4.3% 2.9% 3.1% -1.2% -0.5%
2013 -8.6% 0.5% -6.3% -2.3% -0.7%
2012 9.5% 3.3% -0.7% 4.4% 2.3%
2011 3.3% 2.3% 3.1% -3.3% 1.2%
2010 13.9% 4.8% 0.7% 8.0% 0.0%
2009 10.4% -4.2% 6.9% 6.0% 1.8%
2008 -7.9% 1.9% -7.5% -3.3% 1.0%
2007 1.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Hong Kong
  2. Korea
  3. Luxembourg
  4. Macau
  5. Singapore
  6. Switzerland
  7. Taiwan
  8. United Arab Emirates
  9. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date05/09/2007
  • Share Class size17Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0315179829

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. regular additional investment50

Charges

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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).