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Fund objective

This Fund aims to maximize long-term total return by investing primarily in equity and equity-related instruments of corporations, which are incorporated in, or listed in, or operating principally from, or carrying on significant business in, or derive substantial revenue from, or whose subsidiaries, related or associated corporations derive substantial revenue from, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Republic of India (India).

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Returns

1 mth
 
1 yr
 
3 yrs
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5 yrs
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10 yrs
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Since inception
(p.a)
Offer-bid-2.3%26.1%10.1%4.9%4.0%8.5%
Bid-bid2.9%32.7%12.0%6.0%4.5%8.9%
Benchmark4.0%28.5%10.9%6.9%5.1%11.5%

Returns (%) as of 28-Feb-2017

(p.a.): per annum. Source: Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited. Returns are based in the relevant class currency and computed on bid-bid basis with net income reinvested, if any. Offer-bid is inclusive of sales charge which is subject to changes. Since inception returns for periods less than a year are not annualised. The benchmark for the hedged class, if any, is also calculated on a hedged basis. Calendar year returns are based on the share class performance for the year, and if the share class was incepted during a particular year, the returns shown relate to the performance of the share class since its inception to the end of that calendar year.


Past performance and the predictions, projections, or forecasts on the economy, securities markets or the economic trends of the markets are not necessarily indicative of the future or likely performance of Eastspring Investments or any of the funds managed by Eastspring Investments. There are limitations to the use of indices as proxies for the past performance in the respective asset classes/sector.

Refer to the factsheet for more details about the fund's performance.

Fund facts

  • Asset class Equity
  • Class N.A
  • Inception date 18 Jun 2004
  • Base currency SGD
  • Benchmark index

    50% MSCI China Index and 50% MSCI India Index

  • Ratings

    Morningstar rating*:No rating

  • Subscription methodCash,SRS
  • ISINSG9999002828
  • Initial sales chargeCash - Max 5%
  • Annual management fees1.5%
  • Minimum initial investmentSGD 1,000+
  • Minimum subsequent investmentSGD 100
Footnote : + Subject to Distributor's terms and conditions. * Rating should not be taken as a recommendation. © 2016 Morningstar. All rights reserved.

Fund managers

  • Krishna Kumar
    Portfolio Manager
    Krishna Kumar

    Krishna Kumar joined Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited, the Asian asset management business of Prudential plc, as Portfolio Manager, in January 2009.
     
    Krishna is part of the Equity team and is the Team Leader of the India focus team. He is also the Lead Portfolio Manager for the Indian Equity strategy and the China-India strategy.
     
    Prior to joining Eastspring Investments, Krishna was with Birla Sun Life AMC in India as well as the group’s asset management joint venture in India. He has also spent a few years on the sell-side as an Analyst and in Equity Sales.
     
    Krishna holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Calcutta University, and is a qualified Associated Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant from India.

    Investors should note that the net asset value of this Fund is likely to have a higher volatility due to its concentration of investment in two countries.

    Please note that the Luxembourg-domiciled Eastspring Investments funds has established a similar sub-fund within the umbrella fund of Eastspring Investments having the same investment objective and focus as the Eastspring Investments Unit Trusts - Dragon Peacock Fund (the " Eastspring Investments sub-fund"). In the event that the Eastspring Investments sub-fund be approved by the Authority as a recognised scheme available for direct investment by the retail public in Singapore, the Manager may, in consultation with the Trustee, and subject to the approval of the relevant authorities, (i) seek to terminate the Eastspring Investments Unit Trusts - Dragon Peacock Fund and exchange existing Units in the Eastspring Investments Unit Trusts - Dragon Peacock Fund for shares in the Eastspring Investments sub-fund; or (ii) change the investment policy of the Eastspring Investments Unit Trusts - Dragon Peacock Fund from a direct investment portfolio to a feeder fund investing all or substantially all of its assets into the Eastspring Investments sub-fund. Investors should note that in the event of an exchange Units for shares in the Eastspring Investments sub-fund, there is no assurance that the fees and charges of the Eastspring Investments sub-fund would not be higher than that of the Eastspring Investments Unit Trusts - Dragon Peacock Fund. Investors should not invest in the Eastspring Investments Unit Trusts - Dragon Peacock Fund in anticipation of investing in the Eastspring Investments sub-fund as there is no certainty whether the Eastspring Investments sub-fund may be recognized for offer to the retail public in Singapore.

    This document is solely for information and may not be published, circulated, reproduced or distributed in whole or part to any other person without the prior written consent of Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited (“Eastspring Singapore”) (Company Reg No. 199407631H). This document is not an offer, solicitation of an offer, or a recommendation to transact in the investment units in the Fund. The information contained herein does not have any regards to the specific investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs of any person. A prospectus in relation to the Fund is available and a copy of the prospectus may be obtained from Eastspring Singapore and its distribution partners. Investors should read the prospectus and seek professional advice before making any investment decision. In the event that investor chooses not to seek advice, he should consider carefully whether the Fund in question is suitable for him. The value of units in the Fund and the income accruing to the units, if any, may fall or rise. Past performance of the Fund/Manager is not necessarily indicative of the future performance. Any prediction, projection or forecast on the economy, securities markets or the economic trends of the markets targeted by the Fund is not necessarily indicative of the future performance of the Fund. An investment in the Fund is subject to investment risks, including the possible loss of the principal amount invested. Whilst Eastspring Singapore has taken all reasonable care to ensure that the information contained in this document is not untrue or misleading at the time of publication, Eastspring Singapore cannot guarantee its accuracy or completeness. Any opinion or estimate contained in this document is subject to change without notice.

    The Fund/ underlying Fund(s) may use derivative instruments for efficient portfolio management and hedging purposes.

    Distributions are not guaranteed and may fluctuate. Past distributions are not necessarily indicative of future trends, which may be lower. Distribution payouts and its frequency are determined by the Manager, Eastspring Singapore, and can be made out of (a) income; or (b) net capital gains; or (c) capital of the Fund or a combination of (a) and/or (b) and/or (c).  The payment of distributions should not be confused with the Fund’s performance, rate of return or yield. Any payment of distributions by the Fund may result in an immediate decrease in the net asset value per unit.

    The preceding paragraph is only applicable if the Fund intends to pay dividends / distributions.

    Eastspring Singapore is an ultimately wholly-owned subsidiary of Prudential plc of the United Kingdom. Eastspring Singapore and Prudential plc are not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc., a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America.

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