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Barings Eastern Trust Class I - Income (GBP)

Sell:1,050.00p Buy:1,050.00p Change: 12.00p (1.16%)
Prices as at 6 December 2019
Sell:1,050.00p
Buy:1,050.00p
Change: 12.00p (1.16%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 6 December 2019
Sell:1,050.00p
Buy:1,050.00p
Change: 12.00p (1.16%)
Prices as at 6 December 2019
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
The selling price currently displayed is higher than the buying price. This can occur temporarily for a variety of reasons; shortly before the market opens, after the market closes or because of extraordinary price volatility during the trading day.

Our view on this Fund

This fund does not feature on our Wealth 50 list of what we believe are the best funds in each sector. If a fund is not within our Wealth 50 this is not necessarily a recommendation to sell. However, if you are thinking of adding to your investments we believe Wealth 50 funds are superior alternatives. View funds on the Wealth 50 »

Our view on the sector

Asia is home to some of the most dynamic economies in the world and has the potential to grow strongly over the long term. Funds in this sector invest in more mature economies like Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore together with emerging economies such as the Philippines and Indonesia. Some also invest in other developed economies such as Australia. The region is home to some of the biggest economies in the world, like China and India, and a growing middle class means they're less reliant on exporting to the West. Domestic consumption and the growing use of technology could help drive the next phase of their growth. We think Asia is home to plenty of good investment opportunities but it's a higher-risk area to invest so a long-term approach is needed.

Performance Analysis

Performance analysis for this fund is not available.

Investment Philosophy

Investment philosophy for this fund is not available.

Process and Portfolio Construction

Process and portfolio construction for this fund are not available.

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Fund Track Record

06/12/14 to 06/12/15 06/12/15 to 06/12/16 06/12/16 to 06/12/17 06/12/17 to 06/12/18 06/12/18 to 06/12/19
Annual return 1.56% 20.42% 38.22% -10.07% 11.63%

Please remember past performance is not a guide to future returns. Where no data is shown, figures are not available. This information is provided to help you choose your own investments, remember they can fall as well as rise in value so you may not get back the original amount invested.

Information about the fund

Fund manager biography

Manager Name: Eunice Hong
Manager start date: 21 January 2019
Manager located in: China

Eunice Hong is the Co-Manager of various Asia ex-Japan products and mandates, including Barings Asia Growth Fund, Barings Eastern Trust and Barings Korea Trust. Eunice works closely with SooHai Lim in spearheading research and stock selection in the Korean market and technology sector. Eunice joined the firm in June 2007 from Shinyoung Securities, Seoul, where she worked as Equity Analyst covering Korea. She holds a BA from Yonsei University and an MIS from University of Washington. She is fluent in Korean and English.

Manager Name: SooHai Lim
Manager start date: 21 January 2019
Manager located in: China

SooHai Lim is the Head of Asia ex-China Equities and Co-Manager of various Asia ex-Japan products and mandates, including the Barings ASEAN Frontiers Fund, Barings Asia Growth Fund, Barings Eastern Trust, Barings Korea Trust and Barings Australia Fund. SooHai joined Barings in November 2005 from Daiwa SB Investments (Singapore), where he was country specialist for Australia and Malaysia. Prior to that, he managed Thai and Malaysian equities in Singapore Telecom's Asset Management department. SooHai graduated from Nanyang Technological University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Accountancy (First Class Hons) Degree and is a member of the CFA Institute.

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You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account