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First State Emerging Markets Bond A Acc Hedged

Ranked 32 out of 53 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 achieve an investment return from income and capital appreciation.The Fund primarily invests in debt securities issued or guaranteed by governments, financial institutions or companies in Emerging Markets. The Fund may also invest in securities economically linked to Emerging Markets. The majority of the Fund will be invested in debt securities denominated in US dollars. The Fund will invest at least 80 per cent of its net assets in bonds and other debt securities issued or guaranteed by governments of Emerging Markets or their agencies, and by companies established or having significant operations in Emerging Markets.

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Performance

Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over : 31/05/2017 - 31/05/2018
  • Rank 32/53 Total Return
  • Rank 8/53 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 20/53 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
30 Goldman Sachs Em Markets Debt Pf I GBP-H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-2.5%

31 MFS Meridian Funds-Emerging Markets Debt WH1 GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-2.6%

32 First State Emerging Markets Bond A Acc Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-2.7%

33 Investec GSF Emerging Markets HC Debt I Acc GBP GBP

-2.7%

34 Aberdeen Emerging Markets Bond A2 Acc GBP

-2.7%

Fund Name Currency Risk
6 Global Evolution Funds - Frontier Markets R CL GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

2.7

7 Kames Emerging Market Bond Opps C Acc GBP Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

3.1

8 First State Emerging Markets Bond A Acc Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

3.2

9 BGF Emerging Markets Bond A2 GBP Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

3.3

10 Goldman Sachs Em Markets Debt Pf I GBP-H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

3.3

Fund Name Currency Loss
18 Barclays GA - Emerging Market Debt M Inc GBP GBP

-4.9%

19 F&C High Income Bond A GBP Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-4.9%

20 First State Emerging Markets Bond A Acc Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-4.9%

21 Pictet-Global Emerging Debt-HI dy GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-5.3%

22 Aberdeen Emerging Markets Bond A2 Acc GBP

-5.3%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -2.6%
2017 8.2% 3.8% 1.3% 2.3% 0.7%
2016 8.7% 3.9% 5.0% 4.6% -4.7%
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. Belgium
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Netherlands
  6. Switzerland
  7. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date25/10/2011
  • Share Class size01Mn
  • 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).