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First State Emerging Markets Bond A Acc Hedged

Ranked 19 out of 32 in - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Helene Williamson

Helene Williamson has over 17 years of experience in the financial industry. She is head of emerging market debt at First State Investments and has been managing First State Emerging Markets Bond funds since 2011. Helene uses a fundamental investment style. Previously, she worked at F&C Asset Management. Helene studied finance at the Wharton School of Finance in Philadelphia, and outside of work she enjoys skiing.

Objective

The Fund aims to provide income and grow your investment. The Fund invests in fixed income securities (investments which provide a certain level of income or interest) issued primarily by governments and companies in Emerging Markets. Emerging markets are countries considered to have social or business activity in the process of rapid growth. The majority of investments in the Fund will be in US Dollars. The Fund aims to reduce the effect of currency changes by hedging the US Dollar investments. More than 30 per cent of the Fund may be invested in assets with low credit ratings.

Performance

Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over : 30/11/2013 - 30/11/2014
  • Rank 19/32 Total Return
  • Rank 12/32 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 15/32 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Return
17 JPM Emerging Markets Bond X Acc GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

9.7%

18 Neuberger Berman Emer Mkts Corp Debt GBP I Acc

9.2%

19 First State Emerging Markets Bond A Acc Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

8.9%

20 BlueBay Emerging Market Bond DR GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

8.5%

21 Aberdeen Emerging Markets Bond A2 Acc

8.2%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 3.2% 4.6% -0.7%
2013 -4.4% -1.2% -4.9% 1.3% 0.4%
2012 17.7% 4.9% 1.9% 7.3% 2.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Netherlands
  5. Switzerland
  6. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date25/10/2011
  • Share Class size12Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B40L7J87
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management1.3%
  • Initial investment4

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