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BlackRock Asia Class D - Accumulation (GBP)

Sell:176.60p Buy:177.30p Change: 0.70p (0.40%)
Prices as at 20 March 2019
Sell:176.60p
Buy:177.30p
Change: 0.70p (0.40%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 20 March 2019
Sell:176.60p
Buy:177.30p
Change: 0.70p (0.40%)
Prices as at 20 March 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.

Charges and Savings

Initial charges
Initial charge: 0.00%
Initial saving from HL: 0.00%
HL dealing charge: Free
Net initial charge: 0.00%
Annual charges
Performance fee: No  
Ongoing charge (OCF/TER): 0.98%
Ongoing saving from HL: 0.00%
Net ongoing charge: 0.98%
There are other unit types of this fund available:
Inclusive - Class A - Accumulation (GBP) (Net ongoing charge 0.98%)

In some cases the ongoing savings are provided by our loyalty bonus. Loyalty bonuses are tax-free in an ISA or SIPP. However, they may be subject to tax in a Fund & Share Account which would, in effect, reduce their value and increase the net ongoing charge.


Other Information

Unit type: Unbundled
Manager:
Andrew Swan
Fund launch date: 28 June 2013
Sector: Asia Pacific Ex Japan
Fund size: £128 million
Number of holdings: 75
Fund type: Unit Trust
Accumulation/income: Accumulation
Dealing frequency: Daily
Valuation point: 12:00
Trustee: BNY Mellon Trust & Depositary (UK) Ltd
Minimum investment: £100.00
Charges deducted from: Income
Available in a regular savings plan: Yes
Minimum regular savings value: £25.00

Performance

19/03/14 to 19/03/15 19/03/15 to 19/03/16 19/03/16 to 19/03/17 19/03/17 to 19/03/18 19/03/18 to 19/03/19
Annual return 22.68% -9.93% 45.57% 11.99% -2.44%

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.

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Our view on this fund

The Wealth 50 is the 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 »

Fund Objective

The BlackRock Asia Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth by investing primarily in shares of companies domiciled in or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in Asia, excluding Japan. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities (which for the avoidance of doubt may include securities of any geographical focus including Japan), permitted money market instruments, permitted deposits, cash and near cash and units in collective investment schemes. Derivatives may be used for efficient portfolio management purposes only.

Income Details

Historic yield : 1.01%
Income paid: Bi-annually
Type of payment: Dividend
Ex-dividend date: 1 March 2019 1 September 2019
Payment date: 30 April 20194 31 October 20194

This data is provided by Funds Library. HL accepts no responsibility for its accuracy and you should independently check data before making any investment decision. All yields are variable and not guaranteed. Information correct as at 28 February 2019.

Security Weight
Tencent Holdings (P Chip) 5.83%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 4.85%
Samsung Electronics Co. 3.96%
Alibaba Group Holding ADS (N Shares) 3.84%
Ping An Insurance (H) 3.11%
SK Hynix 2.98%
China Construction Bank (H) 2.73%
Sunny Optical Technology Group (P Chip) 2.30%
Ctrip.com International Ltd. ADS (N Shares) 2.28%
NetEase ADR (N Shares) 2.15%
Sector Weight
Technology Hardware & Equipment 16.95%
Banks 12.97%
Software & Computer Services 10.29%
Life Insurance 8.35%
Travel & Leisure 7.31%
Real Estate Investment & Services 5.26%
Industrial Engineering 3.98%
General Retailers 3.84%
Alternative Trading Strategies 3.35%
Chemicals 2.79%
Country Weight
Hong Kong 17.82%
United States 15.28%
China 14.10%
South Korea 13.84%
India 13.52%
Taiwan 9.82%
Indonesia 4.83%
Germany 2.84%
Singapore 1.83%
Thailand 1.76%

Data policy - All information should be used for indicative purposes only. You should independently check data before making any investment decision. HL cannot guarantee that the data is accurate or complete, and accepts no responsibility for how it may be used. Prices provided by Morningstar, correct as at 20 March 2019. Data provided by Funds Library, correct as at 28 February 2019.

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

4 If you elect to receive the income from a Vantage ISA or Vantage Fund & Share Account, we will collect any dividends for you and then pay them directly into your bank account within the first 10 working days of the following month.