Jupiter Asian

  • 733.78p
    Price (Inc)

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  • 736.16p
    Price (Acc)

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  • 5.25% 0.00%

    Initial charge

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  • 1.50%
    Annual management charge

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  • 1.99%
    Ongoing charges

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  • 0.00%
    Yield

    How much the fund is currently paying out in income to investors. It’s NOT to be confused with the overall growth of a fund – a very different thing indeed. It’s also NOT a guarantee of future pay-outs, just a snapshot. This is more what it’s not than what it is…

Prices as at 24 March 2020, fund data last updated 01 October 2003

The objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in Asian and Pacific Basin markets in any economic sector. The manager targets businesses that have strong franchises with the potential to become market leaders. The manager is a thematic investor and runs the fund with a tilt smaller and medium sized growth companies. The Fund will hold a focused portfolio of 50-70 stocks.

Fund summary

Sector Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Structure UNIT TRUST
Launched
Size £42m
Yield 0.00%
Charging basis Income
Dividends paid 31 Aug

Charges

Standard initial charge 5.25%
Initial charge via Bestinvest 0.00%
Annual management charge 1.50%
Ongoing charges figure 1.99%

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Investment process

The fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth through investing directly or indirectly in companies with interests in countries in Asia and the Pacific Basin, including Australasia and India. The manager looks for businesses that have strong franchises with the potential to become market leaders, so his portfolio can be expected to have a bias towards smaller and medium-sized growth companies. The manager also looks to identify investment themes, then research them and identify stocks that are geared towards them. This will involve meeting companies, talking to industry experts and suppliers and cross checking findings.

Manager research

Average monthly relative returns

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Bestinvest MRI

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Performance figures are based on the average of monthly percentage returns relative to the benchmark index.

Track record

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About the MRI

Our unique indicator: the Bestinvest Manager Record Index (MRI) measures the likelihood that the fund manager is adding value through their decisions. It is based on their performance record over the course of their career, adjusted for the amount of risk taken. MRI is an important contributor to our fund rating system but it is also vital to take account of qualitative factors. It is also very important to select funds to form a cohesive portfolio with an appropriate overall risk level.

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Sector breakdown

Technology 20.00%
Consumer Goods 18.00%
Industrials 18.00%
Financials 15.00%
Health Care 11.00%
Consumer Services 9.00%
Oil & Gas 3.00%
Telecommunications 3.00%
Basic Materials 2.00%
Money Market 1.00%

Portfolio

The portfolio generally contains 50-70 stocks.

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