Eastspring Investments - China Bond Fund - A

Important information

  • Eastspring Investments – China Bond Fund is referred to as the ‘Fund’.
  • The Fund invests in fixed income/debt securities and is subject to interest rate fluctuation and exposed to credit default, valuation and credit rating risks as well as credit risk of the counterparties with which it trades and sovereign debt risk. Pertaining to investments in high yield/unrated/non-investment grade fixed income/debt securities /non-investment grade sovereign fixed income/debt securities, these securities may be subject to higher credit risks and liquidity risks, compared with investment grade fixed income/debt securities, with an increased risk of loss of investments. Investment grade fixed income/debt securities are subject to the risks of credit rating downgrades.
  • The Funds investment in securities issued or guaranteed by governments may be exposed to political, social, and economic risks. The Fund may suffer significant loses when there is a default of sovereign debt issuers.
  • The Fund invests in a single country, and may be subject to greater volatility compared to more diversified funds.
  • The Fund may invest in China A-shares via the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect and/or Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect, and Chinese debt securities on China interbank bond market (“CIBM”) via CIBM Direct Access Program and/or Bond Connect and may be exposed to risks relating to these channels. Such investments may be exposed to risks associated with RMB currency and conversion, tax rule and practices as well as high volatility and exchange policies of the Chinese market.
  • The Fund may suffer substantial losses if the approval of the QFII /RQFII Licence is being revoked or if any key operators is bankrupt/in default and/or is disqualified from performing its obligation.
  • The Fund’s investment in Chinese markets subject it to greater political, tax, economic, foreign exchange, liquidity and regulatory risks.
  • The Fund may invest in securities denominated in currencies other than the Fund’s base currency and may be exposed to currency and exchange rates risk.
  • The Fund’s investments in bonds in emerging markets may be subject to higher volatility and lower liquidity compared to more developed markets. The prices of securities traded in such markets may be subject to fluctuations. The Fund may incur substantial losses if it is unable to sell those investments with liquidity risks at opportune times or prices.
  • The Fund may use financial derivatives instruments (FDIs) for hedging and efficient portfolio management purposes. Using FDIs may expose the Fund to market risk, management risk, credit risk, counterparty risk, liquidity risk, volatility risk, operational risk, leverage risk, valuation risk and over-the-counter transaction risk. The use of such instruments may be ineffective and the Fund may incur significant losses.
  • The Fund's Board of Directors may, at its discretion, pay dividends out of capital or gross income while charging all or part of the fees and expenses to the Fund’s capital, resulting in higher distributable income. Thus, the Fund may effectively pay dividends out of capital. Payment of dividends out of capital (effectively or not) amounts to a return or withdrawal of part of an investor’s original investment or from any capital gains attributable to that original investment, which will result in an immediate reduction of the net asset value per share.
  • Investment involves risk. Investors should not rely solely on this document in making investment decision. Past performance information presented is not indicative of future performance.

Fund objective

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The Fund seeks to maximise total return by investing at least 70% of its net assets in fixed income / debt securities denominated in Renminbi (offshore Renminbi (CNH) or onshore Renminbi (CNY)). The Fund may also invest in non-Renminbi denominated securities.

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  • USD 10.747
    NAV as of 11 Jul 2024
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  • Morningstar rating*
    30 Jun 2024

Fund performance

 

Past performance data

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Returns (%) - - - - - - 6.6 -6.2 2.7

Fund facts

  • Asset classBond
  • ClassA
  • Subscription methodN.A.
  • ISIN codeLU2254195311
  • Bloomberg tickerEAICBAU LX
  • Minimum initial investmentUSD 500
  • Minimum subsequent investmentUSD 50
  • Inception date 24 Nov 2020
  • Share class currencyUSD
  • Initial sales chargeMax 3%
  • Annual management feesMAX 1.0%
  • Morningstar rating *
    30 Jun 2024

Footnote:
* Rating should not be taken as a recommendation. © Morningstar. All rights reserved.

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