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Index fund management has been at the heart of our business strategy since 1988; with this strong heritage we have developed our strategies to evolve with changing markets and client objectives.
Passive funds are only as good as the indices they track. Index selection is a major contributing factor to strong investment performance.
We select indices with the greatest transparency and liquidity that capture the best possible representation of the market
We take a pragmatic approach to managing index funds with two equally important objectives: close tracking and increasing risk-adjusted returns
Our tracking methodology and management approach focus on adding value; we aim for returns that closely track the index, while remaining within target tracking tolerances.
Our teams have a clear focus on managing risk at the start of the portfolio construction process and on a daily basis thereafter
We minimise explicit and implicit transaction costs to mirror index returns as closely as possible
Portfolios are implemented using physical replication and optimisation
Intelligent and efficient handling of index changes, corporate actions and dividend enhancement
The large scale and the diversity of our index strategies allow us to deal at competitive prices and minimise costs for our clients
Our index-based strategies cover global, regional and country indices using multiple vehicles such as ETFs, pooled funds, segregated mandates
Cost-efficient index replication
Efficient exposure to a broad range of traditional market-cap indices
Transparent end-to-end process focused on minimising implementation costs
Disciplined risk-controlled investment approach
Physical replication (full or optimised)
Intelligent implementation of index changes, corporate actions and dividend enhancement
Global, regional and single country indices
Multiple vehicles: ETFs, pooled funds, segregated mandates
The value of investments and any income from them can go down as well as up and investors may not get back the amount originally invested. Where overseas investments are held the rate of currency exchange may also cause the value of such investments to fluctuate.
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Terms and conditions
This Site is intended for financial intermediaries in Hong Kong only.
The information herein is not intended for individuals and such individuals should not rely upon it.
The Funds invest in various investments, such as equities, bonds, money market instruments, collective investment schemes and alternative investments. Each fund has a different investment objective and risk profile.
The Funds may subject to the risks of investing in emerging markets and smaller companies; and may subject to the concentration risks when the investments are concentrated in one or a small number of markets or sectors.
The Funds may invest in non-investment grade bonds, unrated bonds, contingent convertible securities, mortgage backed securities, asset backed securities and urban investment bonds issued by PRC local government financing vehicles (LGFVs) which are subject to additional risks and volatility.
The Funds may have substantial investments in securities issued by a single sovereign issuer (including but not limited to issuer with a non-investment grade credit rating) and are subject to higher concentration risk, sovereign risk and credit risk.
The Funds may gain exposure to hedge fund, absolute return strategy, private equity, real estate sector and Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) which are subject to additional risks and volatility.
The Funds may invest in onshore Chinese securities through various market access schemes and China A-shares Access Products. Such investments involve additional risks, including the risks associated with China's tax rules and practices.
When investing in Indian bonds, the Funds may need to comply with the licensing regulations in India and may subject to additional risks, including quota restrictions and tax risks.
The Funds may invest in other funds and need to bear the underlying funds' fees and expenses on top of the Funds' own fees and expenses.
The Funds may invest in financial derivative instruments for investment purpose which may lead to higher volatility to their net asset value.
The Funds may pay dividends out of capital or gross of expenses. Dividend is not guaranteed and may result in capital erosion and reduction in net asset value.
Because the Funds' base currency, investments and classes may be denominated in different currencies, investors may be affected adversely by exchange controls and exchange rate fluctuations. There is no guarantee that the currency hedging strategy applied to the relevant classes will achieve its desired result.
Investing in money market funds are not the same as placing funds on deposit with a bank or deposit taking company. The Funds which are money market funds have no obligation to redeem units at their offering value and such Funds are not subject to the supervision of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. Investors may not recoup the original amount invested in the Funds.
The Funds' investments may involve substantial credit, currency, volatility, liquidity, interest rate, tax and political risks. Investors may suffer substantial loss of their investments in the Funds.
The Funds are NOT equivalent to time deposits. Investors should not invest in the Funds solely based on the information provided herein and should read the offering document of the Fund for details.
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