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First Sentier Global Balanced Fund

PSPL Risk Classification: Medium to High

The investment objective of the First Sentier Global Balanced Fund is to achieve a balance of long term capital appreciation and current income. The investment policy of the Sub-Fund is to invest all or substantially all of its assets in the Stewart Investors Worldwide Leaders Sustainability Fund (in relation to the equity portion) and the First Sentier Global Bond Fund (in relation to the fixed income portion), which are both sub-funds under the Dublin registered umbrella fund known as First Sentier Investors Global Umbrella Fund plc.
Fund Information
  • Asset Class:Balanced
  • Sector:Diversified
  • Geography:Global
  • Benchmark index:60% MSCI World Index & 40% Citigroup World Government Bond Index
  • Launch Date:06 Feb 1995
  • Launch Price:1.00
  • Fund Currency:SGD
  • Fund Source: CASH,SRS-IA
  • CPF Risk Classification:
  • Price Made Known On:T+2
  • Price Type:Net Asset Value
  • Dealing Cut Off Time:3:00PM Spore Time
Minimum Investment AmountSGD 1000--SGD 1000
Minimum Subsequent InvestmentSGD 100--SGD 100
Minimum Redemption Amount ($)/units1000 Unit(s)--1000 Unit(s)
Relevant Charges
POEMS Sales Charge0%--0%
Internal Switch-in Charge/Min Switch-in Charge0.00 % / $ 0.00--0.00 % / $ 0.00
External Switch-in ChargeNA--NA
Redemption/Realisation ChargeNA--NA
Annual Management Fee1.25%--1.25%
Annual Trustee Fee0.25%--0.25%
Expense Ratio1.64%--1.64%
Fund Manager Sales ChargeNA--NA
Admin FeeNA--NA
Period Performance (%) Volatility (%) Ratio
1 Year NA 14.42 NA
2 Years NA 17.21 NA
3 Years 7.33 19.24 0.38
5 Years 13.58 21.93 0.62
10 Years 52.55 26.83 1.96

The performance figures are calculated using NAV to NAV prices (before sales charge, if any) and does not take into account dividends, if any.

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PeriodPerformance (%)Volatility (%)Return/Volatility Ratio
1 Day-0.0541.5017-0.04
1 Week0.18951.14440.17
1 Month0.98222.44510.40
3 Months5.71970.00
6 Months4.10659.79590.42
1 Year-8.908914.4179-0.62
2 Years-7.957617.206-0.46
3 Years7.326519.24270.38
5 Years13.584321.93420.62
10 Years52.548426.8281.96


PeriodPerformance (%)Volatility (%)Return/Volatility Ratio
1 YearNA14.4179NA
2 Years-4.061212.1665-0.33
3 Years2.384811.10980.21
5 Years2.58029.80930.26
10 Years4.31368.48380.51

The performance figures are calculated using NAV to NAV prices (before sales charge, if any) and does not take into account dividends, if any.

Dividend Information

Dividends shall be credited to your account about 10 working days from the 'Payment Date' seen below.

Ex Date Payment Date Dividend Payout per unit
3 Jan 2000-0.008860000
11 Feb 1999-0.011200000
2 Jan 1998-0.012900000
1 Jan 1996-0.010800000

Fund Name:First Sentier Global Balanced Fund

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First Sentier Investors (Singapore)

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About Fund Manager

First Sentier Investors (formerly First State Investments) is a global asset management group focused on providing high quality, long-term investment capabilities to clients. We bring together independent teams of active, specialist investors who share a common commitment to responsible investment principles. We are a stand-alone asset management business and the home of investment teams, FSSA Investment Managers, Stewart Investors and Realindex. All our investment teams – whether in-house or individually branded – operate with discrete investment autonomy, according to their investment philosophies. Together, we offer a comprehensive suite of active investment capabilities across global and regional equities, cash and fixed income, infrastructure and multi-asset solutions, all with a shared purpose to deliver sustainable investment success. We have been managing money with this long-term outlook for more than 30 years. Today, across the First Sentier Investors group, we manage assets on behalf of institutional investors, pension funds, wholesale distributors and platforms, financial advisers and their clients.

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First Sentier Global Balanced Fund