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First State Global Emerging Markets Leaders I

Ranked 44 out of 230 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR

Managed by

Jonathan Asante

Jonathan Asante started his career as a teacher at the London School of Economics whilst doing postgraduate research. He then joined NatWest Group where he was an assistant researcher. In 1995 he joined Framlington where he was a global emerging markets fund manager and group economist. After a nine year stint at Framlington he joined First State Investments as a senior analyst and became head of global emerging market equities after several years of co-managing GEM portfolios with Angus Tulloch.

Tom Prew

Objective

The Fund aims to grow your investment. The Fund mainly invests in shares of large and mid-sized companies in emerging markets or whose business is predominantly based in emerging markets. This includes companies that are listed on exchanges in developed markets. These companies generally have a total stock market value of at least US$1billion. Emerging markets are countries considered to have social or business activity in the process of rapid growth.

Performance

Global Emerging Markets over : 30/09/2013 - 30/09/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 15.9% 0.8% 7.4% 7.1%
2013 -2.8% 3.1% -5.9% 1.5% -1.4%
2012 24.0% 8.2% 1.2% 12.1% 1.1%
2011 -3.9% -7.1% 0.5% -5.7% 9.2%
2010 35.5% 8.6% 5.9% 6.8% 10.4%
2009 62.9% 7.7% 24.6% 15.0% 5.6%
2008 -36.4% -12.0% -1.4% -9.7% -18.8%
2007 18.7% 2.4% 12.8% 2.2% 0.6%
2006 19.8% 7.3% -9.9% 7.4% 15.3%
2005 15.7% 15.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Germany
  2. Hong Kong
  3. Ireland
  4. Macau
  5. Singapore
  6. United Kingdom

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