China Equity Fund
Share Class :
 
ISIN: LU2025529517
China Equity Fund
ISIN: LU2025529517
Share Class :

China Equity Fund

SHARE CLASS :
ISIN: LU2025529517
 
 
 
 
Investment Objective
Attractive risk-adjusted annualised returns on your investment.
Investment Approach
The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation, measured in U.S. dollars, through investment primarily in the equity securities of companies located in or operating in China and Hong Kong. The Portfolio will invest mainly in Chinese companies listed in various exchanges and including ADRs and GDRs. The investment philosophy is to invest in high quality, growing business at attractive valuation with relatively long-term investment horizon. Structural growth and competitive advantage with financial strength are among the most important criteria for the Fund's bottom-up stock selection.
 
 
Pricing & Performance

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. Returns may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations. All performance data is calculated NAV to NAV, net of fees, and does not take account of commissions and costs incurred on the issue and redemption of units. The sources for all performance and Index data is Morgan Stanley Investment Management. Please click here for additional performance disclosures and important information, which should be reviewed carefully.

As of 30-Sep-2019

As of 21-Oct-2019

As of 30-Sep-2019

As of 21-Oct-2019


     
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results.
 
 
 
Risk and Reward Profile As of 29-Jul-2019
 
 
Lower Risk
High Risk
Potentially
Lower Rewards
Potentially
Higher Rewards
 
The risk and reward category shown is based on historic data.
  • Historic figures are only a guide and may not be a reliable indicator of what may happen in the future.
  • As such this category may change in the future.
  • The higher the category, the greater the potential reward, but also the greater the risk of losing the investment. Category 1 does not indicate a risk free investment.
  • The Fund is in this category because it invests in company shares and the fund's simulated and/or realised return has experienced high rises and falls historically.
  • The Fund may be impacted by movements in the exchange rates between the Fund's currency and the currencies of the Fund's investments.
This rating does not take into account other risk factors which should be considered before investing, these include:
  • The Fund relies on other parties to fulfill certain services, investments or transactions. If these parties become insolvent, it may expose the Fund to financial loss.
  • There may be an insufficient number of buyers or sellers which may affect the Fund's ability to buy or sell securities.
  • Investment in China A-Shares via the Shanghai-Hong Kong and Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect programs may also entail additional risks, such as risks linked to the ownership of shares.
  • There are increased risks of investing in emerging markets as political, legal and operational systems may be less developed than in developed markets.
  • Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. Returns may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations. The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up and investors may lose all or a substantial portion of his or her investment.
  • The value of the investments and the income from them will vary and there can be no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objectives.
  • Investments may be in a variety of currencies and therefore changes in rates of exchange between currencies may cause the value of investments to decrease or increase. Furthermore, the value of investments may be adversely affected by fluctuations in exchange rates between the investor’s reference currency and the base currency of the investments.
The risk and reward category shown is based on historic data.
  • Historic figures are only a guide and may not be a reliable indicator of what may happen in the future.
  • As such this category may change in the future.
  • The higher the category, the greater the potential reward, but also the greater the risk of losing the investment. Category 1 does not indicate a risk free investment.
  • The Fund is in this category because it invests in company shares and the fund's simulated and/or realised return has experienced high rises and falls historically.
  • The Fund may be impacted by movements in the exchange rates between the Fund's currency and the currencies of the Fund's investments.
This rating does not take into account other risk factors which should be considered before investing, these include:
  • The Fund relies on other parties to fulfill certain services, investments or transactions. If these parties become insolvent, it may expose the Fund to financial loss.
  • There may be an insufficient number of buyers or sellers which may affect the Fund's ability to buy or sell securities.
  • Investment in China A-Shares via the Shanghai-Hong Kong and Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect programs may also entail additional risks, such as risks linked to the ownership of shares.
  • There are increased risks of investing in emerging markets as political, legal and operational systems may be less developed than in developed markets.
  • Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. Returns may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations. The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up and investors may lose all or a substantial portion of his or her investment.
  • The value of the investments and the income from them will vary and there can be no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objectives.
  • Investments may be in a variety of currencies and therefore changes in rates of exchange between currencies may cause the value of investments to decrease or increase. Furthermore, the value of investments may be adversely affected by fluctuations in exchange rates between the investor’s reference currency and the base currency of the investments.
 
 
 
 
Composition 4 As of 30-Sep-2019
  Fund
Beverages 12.20
Internet & Direct Marketing Retail 11.06
Banks 9.87
Interactive Media & Services 9.53
Insurance 9.44
Food Products 7.31
Pharmaceuticals 5.57
Diversified Consumer Services 5.37
Real Estate Management & Development 3.90
Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods 3.78
Construction Materials 3.04
Capital Markets 1.88
Transportation Infrastructure 1.72
Electronic Equipment,Instrmnts & Compnts 1.40
Health Care Providers & Services 0.84
Cash & equivalents 13.10
Total 100.00
 
May not sum to 100% due to rounding. Cash & equivalents may include other assets and liabilities of the portfolio.


Holdings As of 30-Sep-2019
Fund
Tencent Holdings Ltd 9.53
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd 9.25
Ping An 7.63
Kweichow Moutai Co. 6.96
China Resources Beer Holdings 5.24
China Construction Bank Corp 4.55
New Oriental Education 3.79
Shenzhou International Group H 3.78
China Mengniu Dairy Co. Ltd 3.69
Inner Mongolia Yili Indus Grp 3.62
Total 58.04


Portfolio Characteristics
Fund
Active share (%) 60.89
Price/earnings 14.84
Price/cash flow 7.78
Price/book 2.42
Return on equity (%) 20.80
Weighted average market capitalization ($B) 134.43
Weighted median market capitalization ($B) 29.04
Dividend Yield (%) 1.66
Number of holdings 26
 
 
 

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The MSCI China Index captures large and mid-cap representation across China A-shares, B-shares, H-shares, Red-chips and P-chips. It reflects the Mainland China and Hong Kong opportunity set from an international investor’s perspective.

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