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First State Singapore Growth Fund
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Bid / Offer price: SGD 3.42200 / NA (19-Sep-2014)
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Fund description
To achieve long term capital appreciation by investing all or substantially all of its assets in the First State Singapore and Malaysia Growth Fund (a Dublin-domiciled fund) which invests primarily in securities issued by companies that are listed, traded or dealt in an regulated markets in Singapore or Malaysia or companies that are listed, traded or dealt in another regulated market but are incorporated in, with substantial assets in, or derive significant revenues from operations in Singapore or Malaysia.
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Fund performance

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Indicative performance based on NAV provided by third-parties. Generally, performance includes dividends and splits since 1/1/03, if any. Does not include effect of sales charges, if any. Returns experienced by individual clients may differ from those shown below. Clients should not rely on these performance numbers for decision making. dollarDEX does not guarantee any performance numbers, and accepts no responsibility for their accuracy. Clients should check with the manager of the fund for the actual performance numbers.

Performance period
Since 28/Jul/1969
1-week 1-month 6-month 1-year 3-year Since
Return (%) -0.941 -0.817 10.206 6.931 58.455 4006.400
Annualized return (%)       6.931 16.583 8.590
Annual volatility (%)       7.913 9.873 32.670
Sharpe ratio+       0.838 1.629 0.232
Beta^       0.353 0.536 0.832
Worst Monthly Loss (%)     0.843 3.635 5.249 35.106
Worst Annual Loss (%)         45.946
Maximum drawdown (%) What is this?          
Highest bid/NAV price 3.42200 3.46770 3.46800 3.46800 3.46800 3.46800
Lowest bid/NAV price 3.39820 3.39820 3.12070 2.99350 2.04650 0.47000
Generally, high positive Sharpe ratios indicate superior risk-adjusted performance. Ranking of funds according to negative Sharpe ratios can be unreliable.
Since start means from start of data available to dollarDEX and may not coincide with inception of fund.
Calculated using S&P 500 (SGD). See glossary for definitions.
Fund performance over the last 3 year. For more charts, returns and prices, click here.
Fund details
Some information here is from fund prospectus, factsheet or fund house and is correct to the best of our knowledge. However, clients must refer to latest fund prospectus for definitive information relating to the fund. This information here is not guaranteed and should not be relied on for any investment decision.
Price frequency Daily
Pricing basis Forward
Dealing basis (subscriptions) What is this? T+0
Dealing basis (redemptions) What is this? T+0
Type Active
Sector All
Asset class Equity
Asset sub-class Mixed
Region Singapore/Malaysia Peer funds
Launch price SGD 1.00000
Price currency [5] SGD
Payment currency SGD
Investment type Cash, SRS
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Risk (volatility) What is this? Medium Low
Annual management/service fee [1] 1.500%
Latest bid/NAV price SGD 3.42200 (19-Sep-2014)
Latest offer price NA
Bid price changes from last available price +0.40%
Benchmark MSCI Singapore + MSCI Malaysia
Minimum initial investment SGD 1,000
Minimum subsequent investment SGD 500
Minimum RSP investment SGD 100
Lowest dollarDEX sales charge [2] 0.75%
Standard dollarDEX sales charge [2] 1.50%
Prospectus maximum sales charge 5.00%
Your saving on $10k investment [3] $425
dollarDEX commission as proportion of dollarDEX sales charge 100.00%
dollarDEX trailer fee as proportion of annual mangement fee 16.67%
Redemption charge: 0.00%
Switch-in charge [4]:
- peer-to-peer
- maximum

Cancellation: 7 calendar days, if no previous holdings

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