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Newton Asian Income

Ranked 87 out of 108 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Jason Pidcock

Jason Pidcock graduated from Essex University, and started his career with Henderson where he was assistant fund manager between 1993 and 1996. He then joined BP where he was responsible for stock selection and asset allocation in the Asia Pacific excluding Japan region for the BP pension fund. In 2004 he joined BNY Mellon (then called Newton) where he currently manages the Newton Oriental, Mellon Asian Equity and Newton Asian Income funds. Jason's investment style is pragmatic with regard to style. He prefers a longer-term approach, which is reflected in a two to three year investment horizon. He has over 13 years of investment experience in the Asia Pacific sector.

Objective

To achieve income together with long-term capital growth predominantly through investments in securities in the Asia Pacific ex Japan (including Australia and New Zealand) region. The Sub-Fund may also invest in collective investment schemes.

Performance

Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 12.4% 2.2% 3.2% 6.6%
2013 -0.8% 13.3% -7.2% -1.2% -4.5%
2012 22.2% 10.3% -0.9% 6.7% 4.8%
2011 -0.9% -0.9% 2.4% -7.7% 5.9%
2010 32.8% 8.4% -2.2% 10.8% 13.0%
2009 50.8% 0.4% 10.4% 24.3% 9.4%
2008 -24.8% -11.2% -3.9% -8.7% -3.6%
2007 20.3% 6.6% 9.3% 2.4% 0.9%
2006 17.9% 7.9% -4.8% 3.3% 11.0%
2005 2.5% 2.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

28/02/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Sands China Ltd ORD 3.64
Wesfarmers Ltd ORD 3.35
Telstra Corporation Ltd ORD 3.28
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ORD 3.10
HSBC Holdings PLC ORD 3.08
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd ORD 2.92
Westfield Retail Trust 2.83
Wynn Macau Ltd ORD 2.80
Transurban Group 2.75
SYDNEY AIRPORT UNT 2.64
28/02/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Luxembourg
  7. Netherlands
  8. Spain
  9. Switzerland
  10. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/11/2005
  • Share Class size4,779Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B0MY6Z69

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment250

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment0

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