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Schroder ISF Asian Local Currency Bond A Acc

Ranked 8 out of 22 in - Asia Pacific Local Currency over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Chow Yang Ang

Born in Singapore in 1975, Chow Yang Ang studied business at the Nanyang Technological University. He specialised in financial analysis and is a CFA charterholder. Chow Yang worked at JP Morgan for one year before joining Schroders in 2001. At Schroders, he employs a value-driven, top-down fundamental macro investment style, which performs best in periods of low growth, inflationary pressures and deleveraging. His interests outside fund management include tennis and football.

Rajeev De Mello

Rajeev De Mello is head of Asian fixed income at Schroders Investment Management Ltd based in Singapore. He joined Schroders in 2011 and prior to that, he was head of Asian fixed income at Pictet Asset Management. He joined Pictet in 1999 to manage European aggregate bond strategies. Rajeev graduated from Georgetown University with an MBA and the London School of Economics with a BSc (Hons) in Economics.


The Sub-Fund aims to provide long-term capital growth and income by seeking out opportunities in Asian local fixed income and currency markets. Investment will primarily be in local currency bonds issued by government, quasi-government and corporate issuers in a diverse range of Asian countries (excluding Japan), each with very different economic structures and credit fundamentals. As part of its primary objective, the Fund also has the flexibility to implement long and short active currency positions either via currency forwards or via the above instruments.

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Asia Pacific Local Currency over : 31/03/2017 - 31/03/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 0.9%
2017 11.9% 5.0% 1.6% 1.6% 3.3%
2016 1.8% 7.2% 0.0% 2.8% -7.6%
2015 -4.3% 0.3% -0.2% -7.0% 2.9%
2014 3.9% 1.6% 3.3% -0.3% -0.7%
2013 -8.5% 0.3% -6.4% -1.8% -0.7%
2012 10.4% 3.8% 0.0% 3.7% 2.6%
2011 3.0% 1.3% 2.4% -2.1% 1.5%
2010 9.9% 2.8% 0.9% 6.4% -0.4%
2009 -3.3% -6.3% 1.2% 1.9% 0.2%
2008 -0.6% 5.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Bulgaria
  4. Denmark
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Gibraltar
  9. Greece
  10. Hong Kong
  11. Iceland
  12. Italy
  13. Korea
  14. Luxembourg
  15. Macau
  16. Netherlands
  17. Norway
  18. Poland
  19. Singapore
  20. Spain
  21. Sweden
  22. Switzerland
  23. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date09/05/2008
  • Share Class size326Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0358729142

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Initial investment3

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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).