Eastspring Investments - Asian High Yield Bond Fund - A

For investors who want to invest in a diversified portfolio consisting primarily of high yield fixed income / debt securities issued by Asian Entities or their subsidiaries

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This Fund invests in a diversified portfolio consisting primarily of high yield fixed income / debt securities issued by Asian entities or their subsidiaries. This Fund’s portfolio primarily consists of securities denominated in US dollars as well as the various Asian currencies and aims to Read more..

  • USD 9.085
    NAV as of 02 Feb 2023
  • $-0.07
    Daily $ Change
  • -0.78 %
    Daily % Change
  • Morningstar rating

Fund performance

 

Fund managers

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    Wai Mei Leong

    Wai Mei joined Eastspring Investments in September 2007. She is a Portfolio Manager in ...
    Wai Mei joined Eastspring Investments in September 2007. She is a Portfolio Manager in the Fixed Income team and is the Lead Portfolio Manager for Asian hard currency fixed income portfolios, including the Asian Bond and High Yield Bond strategies. She holds a Postgraduate Diploma (Finance) from Melbourne University and Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from RMIT, Australia, as well as a Certified Public Accountant.

Fund facts

  • Asset classBond
  • ClassA
  • Subscription methodCash
  • Inception date09 Jul 2012
  • ISIN codeLU0801099465
  • Base currencyUSD
  • Benchmark indexJP Morgan JACI Non-Investment Grade Index
  • Bloomberg ticker ESAHAUI LX
  • Initial sales chargeMax 3%
  • Minimum initial investmentUSD 1,000+
  • Annual management fees1.00%
  • Minimum subsequent investmentUSD 100
  • Morningstar rating *

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