Forsyth Barr Global Equities Fund
The fund aims to achieve positive long-term returns by investing in selected international shares, subject to the risks associated with investments in international share markets.
AS AT 28 May 2020
Month End Unit Price
As at 30 Apr 2020
We actively manage the fund’s foreign currency exposures. As at 30 April 2020, these exposures represented 97.47% of the value of the fund. After allowing for foreign currency hedges in place, 60.92% of the value of the fund was unhedged and exposed to foreign currency risk.
The next Manager’s commentary will be included in the June Performance Summary (available July 2020).
As at 30 Apr 2020
|JP Morgan Chase & Co. USD Cash Deposit||5.85%|
|Alphabet Inc Class A||5.59%|
|Visa Inc.- Class A Shares||4.19%|
|Comcast Corp Class A||4.10%|
|Alibaba Group Holding-Sp Adr||3.89%|
|Baxter International Inc.||3.84%|
|Major holdings as % of total portfolio||47.25%|
|Total portfolio holdings||37|
As at 30 Apr 2020
|1 Month||3 Months||1 Year||3 Years*||Since commenced operation*|
|Net Fund Return||1 Month 7.48%||3 Months -3.92%||1 Year 5.42%||3 Years* 7.76%||Since commenced operation* 2.63%|
|Gross Fund Return||1 Month 8.10%||3 Months -3.79%||1 Year 7.42%||3 Years* 10.20%||Since commenced operation* 4.25%|
|MSCI ACWI Net TR Index (0% hedged to the NZD)||1 Month 6.39%||3 Months -7.66%||1 Year 2.73%||3 Years* 8.25%||Since commenced operation* 6.71%|
|MSCI ACWI Net TR Index (50% hedged to the NZD)||1 Month 8.39%||3 Months -9.23%||1 Year -0.53%||3 Years* 6.94%||Since commenced operation* 7.72%|
|MSCI ACWI Net TR Index (100% hedged to the NZD)||1 Month 10.38%||3 Months -10.85%||1 Year -3.93%||3 Years* 5.44%||Since commenced operation* 8.36%|
The unit prices shown do not take into account any adjustment for PIE tax.
Net Fund Returns are calculated after deduction of fund charges, trading expenses and accrued tax for a New Zealand resident paying individual tax at the highest Prescribed Investor Rate (28%). Gross Fund Returns are calculated before deduction of taxes and fund charges but after deduction of trading expenses. Market index returns do not have any deductions for fund charges, trading expenses or tax.
As at 31 March 2020
This document tells you how the Forsyth Barr Global Equities Fund has performed and what fees were charged. The document will help you to compare the fund with other funds.
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The risk indicator is rated from 1 (low) to 7 (high). The rating reflects how much the value of the relevant fund’s assets goes up and down (volatility). A higher risk generally means higher potential returns over time, but more ups and downs along the way. The risk indicator is based on the returns data for the five years to 31 December 2019. See more information about the risks of investing in the Product Disclosure Statement.
Target investment mix
|Cash and cash equivalents||10.00%|
|New Zealand fixed interest||0.00%|
|International fixed interest||0.00%|
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