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BGF Asian Dragon A2 EUR

Ranked 13 out of 25 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Andrew Swan

Andrew Swan is a managing director and head of Asian fundamental equities at BlackRock where he runs the BGF Asia Dragon Fund. Prior to joining BlackRock in August 2011, Andrew spent eight years at JP Morgan Asset Management. He studied commerce at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Based in Hong Kong, outside of fund management Andrew enjoys golf and skiing.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities of companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in, Asia, excluding Japan.

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Performance

Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 31/05/2017 - 31/05/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -4.7%
2017 26.1% 10.3% 1.7% 3.1% 9.1%
2016 29.3% 3.8% 9.5% 14.9% -0.9%
2015 0.5% 12.9% -5.9% -13.9% 9.8%
2014 12.0% -1.7% 4.6% 3.4% 5.4%
2013 8.7% 9.5% -4.4% -1.9% 5.8%
2012 20.9% 12.7% -6.6% 5.6% 8.8%
2011 -26.4% -2.8% -4.1% -23.7% 3.4%
2010 21.9% 7.6% -6.4% 9.4% 10.7%
2009 53.1% -0.3% 19.2% 21.3% 6.2%
2008 -38.8% -15.4% -8.9% -19.3% -1.7%
2007 37.4% 3.4% 12.6% 13.4% 4.1%
2006 12.5% 7.7% -8.7% 2.8% 11.2%
2005 32.1% 3.4% 8.9% 7.1% 9.6%
2004 9.9% 6.5% -8.7% 6.2% 6.5%
2003 31.0% -6.3% 14.1% 15.1% 6.5%
2002 -25.5% 11.9% -13.2% -21.7% -2.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Brunei Darussalam
  5. Chile
  6. Denmark
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Gibraltar
  11. Greece
  12. Guernsey
  13. Hong Kong
  14. Hungary
  15. Iceland
  16. Ireland
  17. Italy
  18. Jersey
  19. Korea
  20. Luxembourg
  21. Macau
  22. Malta
  23. Mauritius
  24. Netherlands
  25. Norway
  26. Poland
  27. Portugal
  28. Singapore
  29. Spain
  30. Sweden
  31. Switzerland
  32. Taiwan
  33. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date12/12/2001
  • Share Class size157Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0171269466

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment1.5

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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).