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Franklin Asian Equity Fund


1 Lakh

Investment Grown to
₹ 1.52 Lakh

₹ 10000

Monthly SIP Grown to
₹ 4.36 Lakh

Suitability:

"This is a fund that invests mainly in shares of foreign companies. When you invest for five years or more, you can expect gains that beat the inflation rate as well as returns from 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 in for diversification, so that if the Indian markets are going through a sharp correction, a portion of your money is insulated. But make sure you invest in a fund that has a broad mandate of investing in companies of different sizes, sectors and countries.

Like for 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

  • Dividends are added to the income of the investors and taxed according to their respective tax slabs. Further, if an investor's dividend income exceeds Rs. 5,000 in a financial year, the fund house also deducts a TDS of 10% before distributing the dividend.

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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 -3.98 -2.03 -3.42 -5.46 -0.24 -5.86 -0.95 14.90 12.19 9.24 11.03
S&P BSE 500 TRI 29.06 -2.96 -3.93 -5.18 4.30 13.54 39.43 19.53 17.66 13.02 16.07

As on 26-Nov-2021

Peer Comparison

Fund name Rating Launch Date 1-Year Return 3-Year Return 5-Year Return Expense Ratio Assets (Cr)
Franklin Asian Equity Fund  | Invest Online Now
Unrated
Jan-08 -0.95 14.90 12.19 2.62% 347
Motilal Oswal NASDAQ 100 Exchange Traded Fund
Unrated
Mar-11 35.63 38.27 29.13 0.57% 5,704
Franklin India Feeder Franklin US Opportunities Fund  | Invest Online Now
Unrated
Feb-12 27.77 31.26 24.11 1.58% 4,187
Motilal Oswal Nasdaq 100 FOF - Regular Plan  | Invest Online
Unrated
Nov-18 32.74 -- -- 0.50% 3,998
Motilal Oswal S&P 500 Index Fund - Regular Plan  | Invest Online
Unrated
Apr-20 30.27 -- -- 1.07% 2,398

Best & Worst Performance

Best Performance Worst Performance
Return (%) Period Return (%) Period
Week 17.53 27-Oct-2008 - 03-Nov-2008 -17.02 20-Oct-2008 - 27-Oct-2008
Month 20.04 05-Oct-2011 - 04-Nov-2011 -26.81 26-Sep-2008 - 27-Oct-2008
Quarter 41.98 02-Mar-2009 - 01-Jun-2009 -33.74 28-Jul-2008 - 27-Oct-2008
Year 73.08 27-Oct-2008 - 27-Oct-2009 -34.42 29-Feb-2008 - 02-Mar-2009

Risk Measures (%)

Mean Std Dev Sharpe Sortino Beta Alpha
Fund 16.96 17.05 0.77 1.11 -- --
S&P BSE 500 TRI 22.08 21.79 0.84 0.93 -- --

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

As on 31-Oct-2021

Asset Allocation (%)

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Concentration & Valuation

Number of Stocks 58
Top 10 Stocks (%) 13.41
Top 5 Stocks (%) 8.93
Top 3 Sectors (%) 57.07
Portfolio P/B Ratio 2.68
Portfolio P/E Ratio 19.57

Portfolio Aggregates

Fund Category
Average Mkt Cap (Rs Cr) 7,15,012 25,97,382
Giant (%) 81.63 92.63
Large (%) 9.07 8.27
Mid (%) 9.30 5.86
Small (%) -- --
Tiny (%) -- --

Value Research Fund Style

Sector Allocation vis-à-vis Category

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Top Holdings

Company Sector P/E 3Y High 3Y Low % Assets
up Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (Taiwan) Technology -- 8.82
up Samsung Electronics (South Kor Engineering -- 8.63
down Tencent Holdings Technology -- 6.40
up Alibaba Group Holdings Services -- 5.67
up AIA Group (Hongkong) Financial -- 3.74
equal ICICI Bank Financial 23.61 3.16 0.00 3.16
up Bank Central Asia Financial -- 2.64
equal Naver Corporation Services -- 2.63
equal China Merchants Bank Co. Financial -- 2.35
up JD.COM, INC. Services -- 2.05
up LG Chemicals Ltd. Chemicals -- 1.82
equal HDFC Bank Financial 24.13 5.15 1.60 1.82
down China Mengniu Dairy (HongKong) FMCG -- 1.75
up DBS Group Holdings (Singapore) Financial -- 1.73
up Guangzhou Tinci Materials Technology Chemicals -- 1.73
equal Country Garden Holdings Construction -- 1.65
up Yum China Holdings Inc. Services -- 1.64
up SK Hynix Inc Engineering -- 1.60
equal Longi Green Energy Technology Co. Engineering -- 1.59
equal Kotak Mahindra Bank Financial 38.99 2.13 0.00 1.58
up Meituan Dianping Services -- 1.56
equal Midea Group Co Engineering -- 1.50
equal Techtronic Industries (Hong Kong) Engineering -- 1.49
equal Sea (ADS/ADR) Technology -- 1.45
equal Larsen & Toubro Construction 28.52 1.53 0.00 1.39

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 31-Oct-2021

Fund Manager

— Sandeep Manam since 18-Oct-2021

Education: Mr. Manam is a PGDM (IIM-Ahmedabad), B.Tech (Electronics & Communication Engg.)- National Institute of Technology Calicut

Experience: Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Pvt. Ltd., he has worked with Cognizant Technology Solutions, Shapoorji Pallonji & Company Private Limited.

Funds Managed:

— Varun Sharma since 18-Oct-2021

Education: Mr. Sharma is a Bachelor in Business Studies from Sukhdev College of Business Studies, University of Delhi and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM - Calcutta.

Experience: Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Pvt. Ltd. he has worked with ICICI Securities (Feb 2010 - August 2014) as an Equity research Analyst and Credit Analysis and Research Limited (Apr 2009 - Feb 2010) as a Ratings Analyst.

Funds Managed:


-2.03%

Change from previous, NAV as on 26-Nov-2021

Growth: ₹ 29.7600

IDCW: ₹ 15.6568


Investment Strategy

The scheme aims to provide medium to long term capital appreciation through investment in Asian companies/sectors, excluding Japan.

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 (₹) 1,000
Lock-in Period Not Applicable
Exit Load 1% for redemption within 365 days

Basic Details

Fund House: Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund
Launch Date: 16-Jan-2008
Return Since Launch: 8.18%
Benchmark: MSCI Asia (Ex-Japan) Standard TRI
Riskometer: Very High
Type: Open-ended
Assets: ₹ 347 Cr (As on 31-Oct-2021)
Expense: 2.62% (As on 31-Oct-2021)
Risk Grade: --
Return Grade: --
Turnover: 0.27%

Most Recent Dividends

Plan Record Date Dividend (₹ / Unit)  
IDCW04-Dec-20200.7500

 06-Dec-20190.6483
 30-Nov-20181.0000
 24-Nov-20171.2500
 25-Nov-20161.1000
 27-Nov-20151.2500
 01-Dec-20141.2500
 19-Nov-20131.2500

Contact Information

AMC: Franklin Templeton Asset Management India Private Ltd

Address: Indiabulls Finance Center, Tower 2, 12th and 13th Floor, Senapati Bapat Marg, Elphinstone Road (West) Mumbai - 400013

Phone: 1800-425-4255 / 60004255

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.franklintempletonindia.com

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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