The fund invests in high-quality companies with proven track records of generating sustainable cash flows, giving the fund a reliable income stream.
This is particularly important in today’s markets as falling interest rates, economic contraction & dividend cuts represent unwelcome challenges for income investors.
The fund takes a flexible approach to investing within and across a wide range of asset classes with the aim of delivering more consistent returns during all phases of the economic cycle.
Since its inception, the fund has performed relatively well during periods of market stress due to its high-quality of holdings, robust risk management & dynamic asset allocation.
Schroders, Bloomberg, as at 31 Mar 2020. Asian equities refers to MSCI Asia Pacific ex JP Index. 50/50 refers to 50% MSCI Asia Pacific ex JP Index and 50% JACI. For illustrative purposes only and not a recommendation to buy / sell.
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Policies to halt the spread of Covid-19 are expected to weigh heavily on global growth in 2020. While Asia has not been spared, the region has weathered through the current crisis relatively unscathed and its structural growth story remains intact.
The fund has the flexibility to allocate up to 70% in Asian companies with solid balance sheets and sustainable quality cash flows.
The fund benefits from the expertise of three well-established teams based on the ground across Asia. This collaborative approach can generate the most efficient access to the best opportunities across all asset classes.
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1 The annualised payout rate shown is as at the last record date of 30 Jul 2020. This does not take into account a rate change from 5% to 4.5% on 29 Nov 2019 and 4.5% to 4.75% on 30 Apr 2020. For more information on the annualised dividend rate of a single payout and the composition of distribution payments, please refer to www.schroders.com.sg/distributioninformation.
2 Distributions of the Schroder Asian Income (the “Fund”) for share class SGD A Dis will be declared on a monthly basis. The distributions are not guaranteed and will be reviewed periodically. In the event of income and realised gains being less than the intended distribution, distributions will be made from capital. Investors should be aware that the distributions may exceed the income and realised gains of each fund at times and lead to a reduction of the amount originally invested depending on the date of initial investment.