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Absolute Returns

The percentage movement in the value of fund units from one period to the next.

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Oct

Accumulation Class (Acc)

This is a fund Class type. It denotes a class for which distributions are not declared and paid to holders. Instead, all income and interest attributable to this Class will be accumulated and reflected in the price (NAV) of the units of the Class.

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Annual Report

(also see Semi-Annual Report) An annual report is a report on a company for the preceding calendar year. Its purpose is to be accountable to stakeholders of the company – providing information regarding the company’s corporate direction, company activities, and financial performance.

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Annualised Returns

The percentage movement in the value of fund units from one period to the next, adjusted to a compounded basis.

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Oct

Annualized Performance

This is the performance of the fund expressed in terms of 12 months

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Oct

Auditors

The professionals who check the accounts of a unit trust or company for accuracy, completeness and honesty.

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Oct

AUM – Assets Under Management

The value of assets that an investment firm manages on behalf of its investors.

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Oct

Benchmark

The performance of a basket of stocks or securities over a time horizon, against which the performance of an investment fund is compared against.

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Oct

Bid / Offer Price

This is one of the pricing methods for Unit Trusts. Bid / Offer prices are two prices quoted for a unit trust. An investor can buy at the offer price and sell or redeem at the bid price. The Bid / Offer price multiplied by the total number of units gives you the redemption proceeds / buy amount respectively. The

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Bid Price

The price at which you can redeem your units.

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