|Mid Price||GBX 173.70||Day Change||GBX -0.57 (-0.33%)|
|Price Date||17 May 2019||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Acc.||Yield||1.81 %|
|Last Ex-Dividend Date||03 September 2018||Dividend Frequency||Annually|
|Sector||Asia Pacific Excluding Japan||Fund Size||176,920,000.00|
|Launch Date||14/09/1973||Standard Initial Charge||0.00%|
|Ongoing cost||1.21%||Annual Management Charge||1.00%|
The Fund aims to provide a higher total return (the combination of capital growth and income), net of the of the Ongoing Charge Figure, than that of the MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan Index over any five-year period.
Alastair Bruce was appointed fund manager of the M&G Asian Fund in September 2018. He joined M&G as a graduate in 2011 and has been a member of the Emerging Markets Equities team since 2015. He was appointed co-deputy fund manager of the M&G Global Emerging Markets Fund in December 2017. Alastair graduated with a BSc in Economics from the University of Bath and is a CFA charterholder.
Loong Lim was appointed co-deputy fund manager of the M&G Asian Fund in December 2017. He joined the M&G graduate scheme in 2012, rotating through fixed income and equity investment teams. He became a dedicated analyst in the Emerging Markets Equities team in September 2013. Loong graduated from University of Warwick with a BSc in philosophy, politics and economics and is a CFA charterholder.