Where it invests:
The Asia Portfolio is a mutual fund that invests in a diversified portfolio to equities from companies listed on Asian stock exchanges but valued in USD. Return is benchmarked against the performance of the MSCI Asia index. The fund’s investment goal is to achieve capital gains over the long term by primarily investing in selected equities of companies with a robust presence in the marketplace that offer the potential for long-term high yields..
Who is it for:
Investors with a long-term investment horizon of over 5 years, looking to place their money in equities on emerging Asian markets, but safeguarding their capital from exchange rate risk by capitalising on the strength of the US dollar.
This fund is also available in Euro as Asia Portfolio (Share Class Euro), with the same portfolio structure.