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HSBC Brazil Fund

1 Lakh

Investment Grown to
₹ 1.01 Lakh

₹ 10000

Monthly SIP Declined to
₹ 2.92 Lakh

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This is a fund that invests mainly in shares of foreign companies. When you invest for five years or above, you can expect gains that beat the inflation rate and are also higher than fixed income options. But be prepared for ups and downs in your investment value along the way.

International equity funds are suitable to invest a part of your money for diversification, so that if the Indian markets are going through a sharp correction at least some portion of your money is insulated. But make sure you invest in the one that has a broad mandate of investing in companies of different sizes, sectors and countries.

Like all equity funds, you must invest only through the SIP route. Click here to read a primer on SIP investing.

Warning: Do not invest in this, or any other international equity fund, if you need to redeem your investment in less than five years.

Taxability of earnings:

Capital gains

  • If the mutual fund units are sold after 3 years from the date of investment, gains are taxed at the rate of 20% after providing the benefit of inflation indexation.
  • If the mutual fund units are sold within 3 years from the date of investment, entire amount of gain is added to the investors' income and taxed according to the applicable slab rate.
  • No tax is to be paid as long as you continue to hold the units.


  • Dividends paid by the mutual fund scheme are taxed at the rate of 25% (effectively 29.12%, including surcharge and cess). This is known as Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT).Though the investor does not pay this tax directly, it is deducted from the dividend income before passing on to the investor.

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Trailing Returns (%)

YTD 1-Day 1-W 1-M 3-M 6-M 1-Y 3-Y 5-Y 7-Y 10-Y
Fund -33.36 6.71 13.42 22.50 -22.69 -25.01 -20.99 0.48 0.63 -4.65 --
S&P BSE 500 TRI -16.41 0.81 8.06 2.43 -11.58 -15.27 -15.96 0.58 5.52 9.83 --

As on 03-Jun-2020

Best & Worst Performance

Best (Period) Worst (Period)
Week 20.41 (01-Oct-2018 - 09-Oct-2018) -34.01 (05-Mar-2020 - 12-Mar-2020)
Month 31.83 (19-Feb-2016 - 22-Mar-2016) -49.22 (20-Feb-2020 - 23-Mar-2020)
Quarter 54.53 (20-Jan-2016 - 20-Apr-2016) -52.63 (23-Dec-2019 - 23-Mar-2020)
Year 101.06 (21-Jan-2016 - 20-Jan-2017) -54.11 (24-Sep-2014 - 24-Sep-2015)

Risk Measures (%)

Mean Std Dev Sharpe Sortino Beta Alpha
Fund 1.60 35.30 -0.11 -0.14 -- --
S&P BSE 500 TRI 1.56 21.09 -0.18 -0.20 -- --

The Risk Measures have been calculated using calendar month returns for the last three years.

As on 31-May-2020

Asset Allocation (%)

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Concentration & Valuation

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Sector Allocation vis-à-vis Category

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Top Holdings

Company Sector P/E 3Y High 3Y Low % Assets
up HSBC GIF Global Brazil Markets Equity Financial -- 100.23

up down equal Indicates an increase or decrease or no change in holding since last portfolio
new Indicates a new holding since last portfolio

As on 30-Apr-2020

Fund Manager

— Priyankar Sarkar since 23-Jul-2019

Education: Mr. Sarkar has done B. Eng (Hons), Electrical Engineering and Electronics, MBA (Finance)

Experience: Prior to joining HSBC Mutual Fund he has worked with Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company Ltd, The D. E. Shaw Group.

Funds Managed:


Change from previous, NAV as on 03-Jun-2020

Growth: ₹ 6.7223

Dividend: ₹ 6.7223

Investment Strategy

The scheme seeks to provide long term capital appreciation by investing predominantly in units / shares of HSBC Global Investments Funds (HGIF) Brazil Equity Fund.

Investment Details

Minimum Investment (₹) 5,000
Minimum Addl Investment (₹) 1,000
Minimum SIP Investment (₹) 500
Minimum No of Cheques 12
Minimum Withdrawal (₹) 1,000
Minimum Balance (₹) --
Exit Load 1% for redemption within 365 days

Basic Details

Fund House: HSBC Mutual Fund
Launch Date: 06-May-2011
Return Since Launch: -4.28%
Benchmark: MSCI Brazil 10/40 TRI
Riskometer: High
Type: Open-ended
Assets: ₹ 13 Cr (As on 30-Apr-2020)
Expense: 2.38% (As on 30-Apr-2020)
Risk Grade: --
Return Grade: --
Turnover: --

Contact Information

AMC: HSBC Global Asset Management Company (India) Private Limited

Address: The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp. Ltd. 16, V. N. Road, Fort, Mumbai - 400001

Phone: 022-66145000 / 66668819 / 1800-200-2434

Fax: 022-40029600

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.assetmanagement.hsbc.co.in

Registrar & Transfer Agent: Computer Age Management Services Ltd.

Address: 7th Floor, Tower II, Rayala Towers, 158, Anna Salai, Chennai - 600002

Phone: 1800-3010-6767 / 1800-419-7676

Fax: 044-30407101

Email: [email protected]

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