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BGF Asian Dragon Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Mar-2015
To
31-Mar-2016
From
31-Mar-2016
To
31-Mar-2017
From
31-Mar-2017
To
31-Mar-2018
From
31-Mar-2018
To
31-Mar-2019
From
31-Mar-2019
To
31-Mar-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2020

-6.22 40.09 10.55 4.31 -9.43
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI AC Asia ex Japan (Net) in GBP Performance Index<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

as of Mar 31, 2020

-8.96 35.02 12.15 2.04 -9.04
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.

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Apr 3, 2020 USD 1,806.219
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Jan 2, 1997
Share Class Inception Date Nov 6, 2009
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 LU0462858753
Bloomberg Ticker BGASX4G
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B57W7C4
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSACXJPGBP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Asian Dragon Fund, Class X4, as of Mar 31, 2020 rated against 786 Asia ex-Japan Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 6.91
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 6.84
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 6.37
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD 4.82
BHARTI AIRTEL LTD 2.73
Name Weight (%)
SINGAPORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS LTD 2.24
HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO LTD 2.24
YUM CHINA HOLDINGS INC 2.08
CK ASSET HOLDINGS LTD 2.04
CHINA MOBILE LTD 2.03
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Feb 28, 2020

% 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
X4 GBP Annual 27.27 0.06 0.22 33.68 26.15 - LU0462858753 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 11.08 -0.07 -0.63 14.71 10.07 - LU1279613282 - -
A4 GBP Annual 28.29 0.06 0.21 35.07 27.14 - LU0204061278 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 98.28 -0.63 -0.64 131.14 89.43 - LU1499592209 - -
I2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 8.60 -0.05 -0.58 11.50 7.80 - LU1664188957 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 10.63 -0.07 -0.65 13.97 9.66 - LU1214678440 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 25.23 -0.02 -0.08 32.44 22.91 - LU0331282235 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 39.59 -0.26 -0.65 52.05 35.97 - LU0411709560 - -
Class I4 GBP Annual 8.26 0.02 0.24 10.22 7.92 - LU1260044513 - -
D4 GBP Annual 28.58 0.06 0.21 35.37 27.41 - LU0827875260 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 27.22 -0.18 -0.66 35.95 24.74 - LU0147401474 - -
D2 GBP Accumulating 32.28 0.07 0.22 39.95 30.96 - LU0827875187 - -
A2 GBP Accumulating 29.47 0.06 0.20 36.53 28.27 - LU0171270639 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 11.25 -0.08 -0.71 14.96 10.24 - LU1279613522 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.86 -0.08 -0.73 14.46 9.88 - LU1279613365 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.72 -0.06 -0.56 14.25 9.74 - LU1279613100 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 43.36 -0.28 -0.64 56.89 39.38 - LU0462857276 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 11.16 -0.07 -0.62 14.82 10.14 - LU1048588211 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 33.50 -0.02 -0.06 42.99 30.40 - LU0171269466 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 36.14 -0.23 -0.63 47.59 32.84 - LU0072462343 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 36.70 -0.02 -0.05 47.05 33.30 - LU0329592298 - -
Class I4 EUR Annual 9.41 0.00 0.00 12.05 8.53 - LU1330249480 - -
Class I4 USD Annual 10.13 -0.07 -0.69 13.31 9.20 - LU1250982748 - -
D2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 17.69 -0.11 -0.62 23.67 16.04 - LU1697774625 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 33.06 -0.21 -0.63 43.57 30.04 - LU0147401631 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 9.86 0.00 0.00 12.63 8.94 - LU1250987382 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 11.86 -0.08 -0.67 15.90 10.76 - LU1023056804 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 30.64 -0.02 -0.07 39.35 27.81 - LU0171270985 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Stephen Andrews
Stephen Andrews
Alethea Leung
Alethea Leung

Literature

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