Equity

BGF Asian Dragon Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in USD, hedged Share Class 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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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 28-Jan-20 USD 2,500.010
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 02-Jan-97
Inception Date 20-Feb-09
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Asia ex-Japan Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI AC Asia ex Japan (Net) in USD Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0411709560
Bloomberg Ticker MERDUD2
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B4WXPW1
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSACXJPUSD
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Asian Dragon Fund, Class D2, as of 31-Dec-19 rated against 769 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 21-Jun-19)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Dec-19
Name Weight (%)
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD 6.81
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD 6.25
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 5.97
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 5.79
PING AN INSURANCE GROUP CO OF CHINA LTD 2.59
Name Weight (%)
HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO LTD 2.35
SINGAPORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS LTD 2.32
CK ASSET HOLDINGS LTD 2.16
YUM CHINA HOLDINGS INC 2.10
BHARTI AIRTEL LTD 2.10
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 31-Dec-19

% 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 D2 USD None 49.29 -0.03 -0.06 52.05 42.56 - LU0411709560 - -
Class I2 USD None 13.23 -0.01 -0.08 13.97 11.41 - LU1214678440 - -
Class A2 Hedged PLN None 124.07 -0.09 -0.07 131.14 107.86 - LU1499592209 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 14.15 -0.01 -0.07 14.96 12.37 - LU1279613522 - -
Class A2 GBP None 34.66 0.13 0.38 36.53 29.97 - LU0171270639 - -
Class I2 Hedged AUD None 10.88 -0.01 -0.09 11.50 9.45 - LU1664188957 - -
Class A2 Hedged CHF None 13.48 -0.01 -0.07 14.25 11.84 - LU1279613100 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 14.03 -0.01 -0.07 14.82 12.19 - LU1048588211 - -
Class I4 GBP Annual 9.70 0.04 0.41 10.22 8.39 - LU1260044513 - -
Class X2 USD None 53.88 -0.04 -0.07 56.89 46.31 - LU0462857276 - -
Class A2 EUR None 40.95 0.04 0.10 42.87 34.56 - LU0171269466 - -
Class I4 EUR Annual 11.47 0.01 0.09 12.01 9.69 - LU1330249480 - -
Class A2 USD None 45.05 -0.03 -0.07 47.59 39.03 - LU0072462343 - -
Class D2 Hedged CHF None 13.92 -0.01 -0.07 14.71 12.19 - LU1279613282 - -
Class X4 GBP Annual 31.98 0.13 0.41 33.68 27.67 - LU0462858753 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 13.68 -0.01 -0.07 14.46 12.00 - LU1279613365 - -
Class D2 EUR None 44.80 0.04 0.09 46.89 37.53 - LU0329592298 - -
Class C2 USD None 34.02 -0.02 -0.06 35.95 29.64 - LU0147401474 - -
Class D2 GBP None 37.92 0.15 0.40 39.95 32.55 - LU0827875187 - -
Class C2 EUR None 30.92 0.03 0.10 32.38 26.42 - LU0331282235 - -
Class D4 GBP Annual 33.57 0.13 0.39 35.37 29.05 - LU0827875260 - -
Class A4 GBP Annual 33.28 0.14 0.42 35.07 28.79 - LU0204061278 - -
Class E2 USD None 41.24 -0.03 -0.07 43.57 35.82 - LU0147401631 - -
Class E2 EUR None 37.49 0.04 0.11 39.25 31.80 - LU0171270985 - -
Class I2 EUR None 12.02 0.01 0.08 12.59 10.05 - LU1250987382 - -
Class I4 USD Annual 12.61 0.00 0.00 13.31 10.99 - LU1250982748 - -
Class D2 Hedged AUD None 22.39 -0.02 -0.09 23.67 19.47 - LU1697774625 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 15.04 -0.01 -0.07 15.90 13.12 - LU1023056804 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Andrew Swan
Andrew Swan
Alethea Leung
Alethea Leung

Literature

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