Equity

BGF Asian Dragon Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Apr 18, 2019 USD 3,117.700
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jan 2, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Jan 19, 2005
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 LU0204061278
Bloomberg Ticker MDRGADS
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B1PF6V9
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSACXJPGBP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Asian Dragon Fund, Class A4, as of Mar 31, 2019 rated against 774 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 Oct 9, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 6.06
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 5.20
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD 4.86
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 3.55
PING AN INSURANCE GROUP CO OF CHINA LTD 3.16
Name Weight (%)
SK HYNIX INC 3.08
CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK CORP 2.52
CK ASSET HOLDINGS LTD 2.49
CTRIP.COM INTERNATIONAL LTD 2.39
YUM CHINA HOLDINGS INC 2.23
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Mar 29, 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
A4 GBP Annual 32.85 -0.04 -0.12 33.51 26.53 - LU0204061278 - -
Class I4 GBP Annual 9.60 -0.01 -0.10 9.81 7.71 - LU1260044513 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 12.97 -0.04 -0.31 13.48 10.31 - LU1214678440 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 14.05 -0.05 -0.35 15.14 11.36 - LU1279613282 - -
D2 GBP Accumulating 37.19 -0.05 -0.13 37.67 29.92 - LU0827875187 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 44.51 -0.16 -0.36 46.66 35.54 - LU0072462343 - -
I2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 10.83 -0.03 -0.28 11.40 8.65 - LU1664188957 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 48.41 -0.17 -0.35 50.43 38.52 - LU0411709560 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 33.94 -0.12 -0.35 35.97 27.25 - LU0147401474 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 52.52 -0.18 -0.34 54.23 41.59 - LU0462857276 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 43.04 0.06 0.14 43.04 33.87 - LU0329592298 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 123.87 -0.45 -0.36 131.80 99.39 - LU1499592209 - -
X4 GBP Annual 31.69 -0.04 -0.13 32.44 25.36 - LU0462858753 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 14.24 -0.05 -0.35 15.30 11.49 - LU1279613522 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 13.85 -0.05 -0.36 14.99 11.22 - LU1279613365 - -
D4 GBP Annual 33.20 -0.04 -0.12 33.91 26.70 - LU0827875260 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 39.57 0.05 0.13 39.57 31.25 - LU0171269466 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 13.68 -0.05 -0.36 14.85 11.10 - LU1279613100 - -
A2 GBP Accumulating 34.20 -0.04 -0.12 34.86 27.62 - LU0171270639 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 30.17 0.04 0.13 30.47 23.96 - LU0331282235 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 36.37 0.05 0.14 36.50 28.79 - LU0171270985 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 40.91 -0.14 -0.34 43.07 32.74 - LU0147401631 - -
Class I4 EUR Annual 11.12 0.02 0.18 11.13 8.74 - LU1330249480 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 11.53 0.02 0.17 11.53 9.06 - LU1250987382 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 22.31 -0.08 -0.36 23.54 17.85 - LU1697774625 - -
Class I4 USD Annual 12.49 -0.04 -0.32 13.13 9.93 - LU1250982748 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 15.07 -0.05 -0.33 16.00 12.10 - LU1023056804 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 13.97 -0.05 -0.36 14.84 11.21 - LU1048588211 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Andrew Swan
Managing Director, Head of Asian Equities and Portfolio Manager, BlackRock Asia Fund and BlackRock Special Situations Fund

  

Literature

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