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First State Global Emerging Markets

Ranked 72 out of 143 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

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.

Objective

The Fund aims to grow your investment. The Fund invests in shares of companies in emerging markets or whose business is predominantly based in emerging markets. This includes companies that are listed on exchanges in developed markets. Emerging markets are countries considered to have social or business activity in the process of rapid growth.

Performance

Global Emerging Markets over : 31/10/2013 - 31/10/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/10/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 6.2% -0.5% 3.4% 2.7% 0.5%
2013 0.5% 8.2% -5.7% -0.6% -1.0%
2012 20.8% 8.6% -1.3% 7.1% 5.2%
2011 -10.8% -6.1% 2.3% -11.5% 4.8%
2010 31.5% 8.0% -2.0% 11.3% 11.8%
2009 56.1% 3.8% 17.1% 22.6% 4.8%
2008 -22.9% -6.1% -3.1% -12.1% -3.6%
2007 29.4% 3.7% 10.2% 6.8% 6.0%
2006 17.5% 10.5% -10.8% 5.0% 13.5%
2005 43.9% 3.6% 9.0% 17.1% 8.8%
2004 9.1% 3.2% -9.1% 8.2% 7.6%
2003 37.8% -4.4% 15.9% 13.3% 9.8%
2002 -7.2% 15.6% -9.8% -13.2% 2.6%
2001 8.3% 2.0% 12.3% -23.7% 23.9%
2000 -10.9% 8.3% 0.3% -7.7% -11.1%
1999 56.3% 5.0% 26.5% -10.1% 30.9%
1998 -23.2% 8.9% -23.7% -23.6% 21.1%
1997 3.0% 16.6% 9.3% 0.8% -19.8%
1996 16.9% 12.1% 10.4% -0.2% -5.4%
1995 -3.1% -2.0% -1.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/03/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Unilever PLC ORD 6.17
Uni-President Enterprises Corp ORD 3.30
Standard Bank Group ORD 3.23
Idea Cellular Ltd ORD 2.49
Coca Cola HBC AG ORD 2.42
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co Ltd ORD 2.42
Shoprite Holdings Ltd ORD 2.29
SABMiller PLC ORD 2.15
Tiger Brands Ltd ORD 2.12
Tractebel Energia SA ORD 1.92
31/03/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Italy
  5. Netherlands
  6. Sweden
  7. Switzerland
  8. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/12/1992
  • Share Class size75Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0030190366

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.8%
  • Initial investment4

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