Equity

BGF Asian Dragon Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns


The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in GBP, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 21-Aug-2019 USD 2,342.861
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 02-Jan-1997
Share Class launch date 01-Jul-2002
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Asia ex-Japan Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI AC Asia ex Japan (Net) in GBP Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0171270639
Bloomberg Ticker MERDRAA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 5301292
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSACXJPGBP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Asian Dragon Fund, Class A2, as of 31-Jul-2019 rated against 742 Asia ex-Japan Equity Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective 09-Oct-2018)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Jul-2019
Name Weight (%)
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 7.56
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 5.75
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 3.92
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD 3.42
PING AN INSURANCE GROUP CO OF CHINA LTD 2.90
Name Weight (%)
BANK CENTRAL ASIA TBK PT 2.49
CK ASSET HOLDINGS LTD 2.41
YUM CHINA HOLDINGS INC 2.38
NCSOFT CORP 2.33
NETEASE INC 2.22
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 31-Jul-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are subject to change.

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
Class A2 GBP None 33.15 0.05 0.15 34.60 27.62 - LU0171270639 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 12.37 0.01 0.08 13.90 11.22 - LU1279613365 - -
Class D2 USD None 43.87 0.01 0.02 48.58 38.52 - LU0411709560 - -
Class A2 USD None 40.24 0.02 0.05 44.67 35.54 - LU0072462343 - -
Class A2 EUR None 36.25 -0.04 -0.11 39.71 31.25 - LU0171269466 - -
Class A4 GBP Annual 31.85 0.06 0.19 33.24 26.53 - LU0204061278 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 12.75 0.00 0.00 14.29 11.49 - LU1279613522 - -
Class D4 GBP Annual 32.27 0.06 0.19 33.66 26.70 - LU0827875260 - -
Class D2 EUR None 39.53 -0.04 -0.10 43.20 33.87 - LU0329592298 - -
Class D2 GBP None 36.15 0.06 0.17 37.72 29.92 - LU0827875187 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Andrew Swan
Andrew Swan
Alethea Leung
Alethea Leung

Literature

Literature