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BGF Asian Dragon A2 USD

Ranked 214 out of 427 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in USD 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.

Performance

Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 30/09/2016 - 30/09/2017
  • Rank 214/427 Total Return
  • Rank 147/427 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 113/427 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 11.5% 5.9% 6.1%
2016 8.2% 1.1% 1.8% 11.2% -5.5%
2015 -5.0% 7.2% 0.2% -17.3% 6.9%
2014 5.7% -0.9% 7.0% -1.9% 1.7%
2013 10.4% 1.9% -4.2% 4.5% 8.2%
2012 26.8% 16.1% -8.6% 9.1% 9.6%
2011 -26.8% -0.3% -4.1% -25.7% 3.0%
2010 17.8% 0.8% -7.5% 15.0% 10.0%
2009 71.3% -1.0% 37.2% 17.2% 7.5%
2008 -55.8% -16.1% -8.4% -27.2% -21.0%
2007 40.4% 3.6% 15.3% 14.9% 2.3%
2006 27.8% 8.5% -3.2% 4.6% 16.4%
2005 18.1% 1.1% 3.1% 6.1% 6.7%
2004 18.3% 8.8% -9.5% 5.3% 14.1%
2003 45.6% -8.2% 18.5% 16.9% 14.4%
2002 -16.0% 10.0% -6.3% -18.9% 0.6%
2001 -5.0% -9.1% 1.3% -21.3% 31.0%
2000 -36.3% 4.6% -17.3% -15.0% -13.4%
1999 82.8% 1.8% 38.0% -10.0% 44.6%
1998 -12.6% 1.1% -26.0% -5.1% 23.1%
1997 7.3% -16.7% -30.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/04/2017

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Tencent Holdings Ltd ORD 6.08
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 5.60
China Construction Bank Corp ORD 3.52
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd DR 3.18
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ORD 3.11
China Life Insurance Co Ltd ORD 2.71
BlackRock ICS Inst USD Liq Agency Dist 2.13
Bank of China Ltd ORD 2.12
Doosan Bobcat Inc ORD 2.08
Posco ORD 2.06
30/04/2017

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date03/01/1997
  • Share Class size2,327Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0072462343

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5

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