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Aberdeen Asian Local Currency Short Duration Bond

Ranked 69 out of 74 in - Asia Pacific over 12 months
All calculations are in USD

Managed by

Kenneth Akintewe

Kenneth Akintewe is a senior investment manager on the Asian fixed income team, responsible for the local currency interest rate strategy. Kenneth joined Aberdeen in 2002, working first on the global equities team in Glasgow before moving to the global fixed income team in London in 2003. In his role as assistant fund manager Kenneth transferred to Aberdeen's Singapore office in 2004 to facilitate the incorporation of Asian fixed income into global bond portfolios, before joining the Asian fixed income team in 2005 to focus on Asian local currency interest rate and foreign exchange strategy. Kenneth graduated with an MA in Economics and an MSc in International Banking and Financial Studies from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK.


The Aberdeen Asian Local Currency Short Duration Bond Fund aims to provide long-term total return through investing all or substantially all of its assets in the Aberdeen Global – Asian Local Currency Short Duration Bond Fund, a sub-fund of the Luxembourg-registered Aberdeen Global. The Aberdeen Global – Asian Local Currency Short Duration Bond Fund invests at least two thirds of its assets in short duration (less than 3 years) local Asian currency denominated debt and debt related securities issued predominantly by Asian governments, supranational institutions or government related bodies.


Asia Pacific over : 31/07/2013 - 31/07/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/07/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 1.9% -0.1% 1.6% 0.4%
2013 -2.8% -0.2% -2.6% 0.3% -0.3%
2012 4.0% 1.4% -0.9% 2.0% 1.4%
2011 -1.9% 0.2% -2.6% 0.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Singapore

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