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First State Emerging Markets Bond A Acc Hedged

Ranked 22 out of 38 in - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

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.

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Performance

Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over : 30/06/2015 - 30/06/2016
  • Rank 22/38 Total Return
  • Rank 6/38 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 13/38 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
20 Ashmore SICAV Emerging Markets Debt R GBP Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

9.4%

21 JPM Emerging Markets Bond X Acc GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

9.1%

22 First State Emerging Markets Bond A Acc Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

8.2%

23 JPM Emerging Markets Aggregate Bond I Acc GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

7.9%

24 Barclays GA - Emerging Market Debt M Inc GBP GBP

7.7%

Fund Name Currency Risk
4 JPM Emerging Markets Aggregate Bond I Acc GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

5.6

5 Barclays GA - Emerging Market Debt M Inc GBP GBP

5.7

6 First State Emerging Markets Bond A Acc Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

5.8

7 Ashmore SICAV Em Mkts Asian Corp Dbt R GBP Dis

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

5.9

8 JPM Emerging Markets Bond X Acc GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

6.3

Fund Name Currency Loss
11 Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt AX GBP GBP

-1.7%

12 BSF Emerging Markets Flexi Dyn Bd D4RF GBP GBP

-2.1%

13 First State Emerging Markets Bond A Acc Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-2.2%

14 Old Mutual Emerging Market Debt S GBP Inc GBP

-2.2%

15 JPM Emerging Markets Bond X Acc GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-2.3%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 3.9% 5.0%
2015 0.7% 2.6% -1.1% -2.1% 1.3%
2014 6.7% 3.2% 4.6% -0.7% -0.5%
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 size00Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B40L7J87
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment4

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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).