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The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.
as of
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
0.01 -4.69 6.86 - 9.52
Market Price (%)   0.81 -3.17 5.78 - 8.04
Benchmark (%)   1.13 -3.70 7.98 9.89 10.26
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   -0.41 -4.87 6.72 - 9.27
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   0.81 -3.17 5.78 - 8.04
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
-5.92 0.08 -5.92 -3.43 0.01 -13.43 39.35 - 136.98
Market Price (%)   -3.35 0.05 -3.35 -1.81 - - - - 108.22
Benchmark (%)   -5.75 0.14 -5.75 -3.09 1.13 -10.69 46.77 156.90 152.58
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   -5.92 0.08 -5.92 -3.50 -0.41 -13.90 38.46 - 131.98
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   -3.35 0.05 -3.35 -1.81 0.81 -9.21 32.42 - 108.22
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   52.41 2.13 -17.71 16.96 -1.20
Market Price (%)   47.07 3.43 -17.48 19.20 -2.23
Benchmark (%)   54.23 3.15 -17.03 18.31 -0.09


The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.
Distributions Schedule
Ex-Date Payable Date Record Date Total Distribution   Income ST Cap Gains LT Cap Gains Return on Capital
Dec 17, 2013 Dec 27, 2013 Dec 19, 2013 $0.174332 $0.174332 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 25, 2013 Jul 2, 2013 Jun 27, 2013 $0.839003 $0.839003 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 17, 2012 Dec 24, 2012 Dec 19, 2012 $0.086044 $0.086044 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 20, 2012 Jun 27, 2012 Jun 22, 2012 $0.850999 $0.850999 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 19, 2011 Dec 29, 2011 Dec 21, 2011 $0.079464 $0.079464 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 21, 2011 Jun 27, 2011 Jun 23, 2011 $0.685547 $0.685547 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 20, 2010 Dec 30, 2010 Dec 22, 2010 $0.169186 $0.169186 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 21, 2010 Jun 25, 2010 Jun 23, 2010 $0.458769 $0.458769 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 21, 2009 Dec 31, 2009 Dec 23, 2009 $0.222149 $0.222149 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 22, 2009 Jun 26, 2009 Jun 24, 2009 $0.326325 $0.326325 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Dec 22, 2008 Dec 31, 2008 Dec 24, 2008 $0.208025 $0.208025 $0.000000 $0.000000 $0.000000
Jun 23, 2008 Jun 27, 2008 Jun 25, 2008 $0.561526 $0.561526 - - -
Dec 24, 2007 Jan 4, 2008 Dec 27, 2007 $0.696745 $0.696745 - - -
Dec 21, 2006 Dec 28, 2006 Dec 26, 2006 $0.435021 $0.435021 - - $0.000000
Dec 23, 2005 Dec 30, 2005 Dec 28, 2005 $0.417454 $0.417454 - - -
Dec 23, 2004 Dec 30, 2004 Dec 28, 2004 - - - - -

Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.



The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.
Greatest Premium  

Feb 6, 2014

1.24%
Greatest Discount  

Feb 3, 2014

-3.69%
Days ± 0.5% of NAV 25
Percent ± 0.5% of NAV 40.98%
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Number of Days At:

Premium   25
NAV   0
Discount   36

Premium/Discount Range

# of Days

≥ 1.0 up to 1.5

4

≥ 0.5 up to 1.0

10

≥ 0.0 up to 0.5

11

≥ -0.5 up to 0.0

12

≥ -1.0 up to -0.5

14

≥ -1.5 up to -1.0

4

≥ -2.0 up to -1.5

4

≥ -3.0 up to -2.5

1

≥ -4.0 up to -3.5

1

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Why is there a difference between NAV and Closing Price?  

Possible Timing Discrepancies  

Holdings

as of 22-Apr-2014

Holding Weight (%) Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate
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939

CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK CORP.

9.08 Financials China $438,039,499 627,720,320 0.70 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.75
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700

TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD

8.72 Technology China $420,992,324 6,222,700 67.65 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.75
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941

CHINA MOBILE LTD.

7.76 Telecommunications China $374,266,150 40,383,500 9.27 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.75
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1398

INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL BANK OF CH

7.11 Financials China $343,226,325 554,356,995 0.62 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.75
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3988

BANK OF CHINA LTD.

6.22 Financials China $300,326,932 676,840,000 0.44 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.75
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857

PETROCHINA CO LTD H

4.29 Oil & Gas China $206,814,485 183,032,000 1.13 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.75
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883

CNOOC LTD.

4.18 Oil & Gas China $201,581,353 120,772,000 1.67 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.75
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1088

CHINA SHENHUA ENERGY CO. LTD.

4.13 Basic Materials China $199,272,716 71,029,500 2.81 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.75
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386

CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL CORP.

4.12 Oil & Gas China $198,893,356 212,976,600 0.93 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.75
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1288

AGRICULTURAL BANK OF CHINA LTD.

3.98 Financials China $192,047,586 449,812,000 0.43 Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing Ltd USD HKD 7.75

as of 22-Apr-2014

Ticker Name Weight (%) Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 22-Apr-2014
  China 99.98%
as of 22-Apr-2014

% of Market Value

Financials

55.90%

Telecommunications

14.09%

Oil & Gas

12.59%

Technology

8.72%

Basic Materials

4.13%

Consumer Goods

2.36%

Industrials

2.19%

S-T Securities

0.01%

Allocations subject to change.

KEY FACTS

Net Assets $4,825,199,190
Inception Date Oct 5, 2004
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Equities
Benchmark Index FTSE China 25 Index

Shares Outstanding 136,050,000
Number of Holdings

as of 22-Apr-2014

26
CUSIP 464287184
Price  

as of 22-Apr-2014

35.41
20 Day Avg. Volume 7,438,262
Premium/Discount  

as of 22-Apr-2014

-0.13%
Options Available Yes

FEES as of 7/31/2013
Management Fee 0.73%
Gross Expense Ratio 0.73%
Net Expense Ratio 0.73%

FEES as of 12/31/2013
Management Fee   0.74%
Gross Expense Ratio 0.74%
Net Expense Ratio 0.74%

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

P/E Ratio  

as of 31-Mar-2014

14.54
P/B Ratio  

as of 31-Mar-2014

2.32

Beta  

as of 31-Mar-2014

1.02
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of 31-Mar-2014

23.50%

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2014

2.84%
Distribution Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2014

0.87%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2014

3.14%

% Stock 99.98%
% Bond 0.00%
% Cash   0.01%
% Other  

as of 22-Apr-2014

0.01%

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