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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.
-2.69 2.51 20.01 11.57 3.28
Market Price (%)   -2.63 2.54 20.02 11.55 3.29
Benchmark (%)   -2.17 2.92 20.40 11.68 3.62
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   -4.29 0.99 18.43 10.14 2.31
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   -1.54 1.31 15.66 8.92 2.14
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
-0.76 2.60 -0.76 -0.26 -2.69 7.71 148.96 - 79.20
Market Price (%)   -0.68 3.24 -0.68 -0.11 - - - - 79.41
Benchmark (%)   -0.90 2.57 -0.90 -0.20 -2.17 9.01 153.03 201.76 90.13
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%)   -0.76 2.60 -0.76 -1.12 -4.29 3.01 132.96 - 51.10
After Tax Post-Liq. (%)   -0.43 1.47 -0.43 -0.16 -1.54 3.99 106.99 - 46.51
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Return (%)   72.54 22.31 -17.90 30.00 0.96
Market Price (%)   67.38 24.20 -18.57 32.01 -0.17
Benchmark (%)   73.96 22.14 -17.92 30.96 1.70


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 18, 2013 Dec 30, 2013 Dec 20, 2013 $0.258928 $0.258928 - - -
Jun 27, 2013 Jul 5, 2013 Jul 1, 2013 $0.237394 $0.237394 - - -
Dec 18, 2012 Dec 27, 2012 Dec 20, 2012 $0.346267 $0.346267 - - -
Jun 21, 2012 Jun 28, 2012 Jun 25, 2012 $0.196064 $0.196064 - - -
Dec 20, 2011 Dec 29, 2011 Dec 22, 2011 $0.277163 $0.277163 - - -
Jun 22, 2011 Jun 28, 2011 Jun 24, 2011 $0.189014 $0.189014 - - -
Dec 21, 2010 Dec 30, 2010 Dec 23, 2010 $0.305826 $0.305826 - - -
Jun 23, 2010 Jun 29, 2010 Jun 25, 2010 $0.117447 $0.117447 - - -
Dec 22, 2009 Dec 31, 2009 Dec 24, 2009 $0.257022 $0.257022 - - -
Jun 23, 2009 Jun 29, 2009 Jun 25, 2009 $0.065060 $0.065060 - - -
Dec 23, 2008 Dec 31, 2008 Dec 26, 2008 $0.288264 $0.288264 - - -
Jun 25, 2008 Jun 30, 2008 Jun 27, 2008 $0.133283 $0.133283 - - -
Dec 20, 2007 Jan 2, 2008 Dec 24, 2007 $0.509426 $0.509426 - - -
Dec 20, 2006 Dec 29, 2006 Dec 22, 2006 $0.309081 $0.309081 - - -
Dec 23, 2005 Dec 30, 2005 Dec 28, 2005 $0.290471 $0.290471 - - -
Dec 23, 2004 Dec 30, 2004 Dec 28, 2004 $0.275800 $0.275839 - - -
Dec 22, 2003 Jan 2, 2004 Dec 24, 2003 $0.118800 $0.118758 - - -
Dec 23, 2002 Jan 2, 2003 Dec 26, 2002 $0.077900 $0.077852 - - -
Dec 24, 2001 Jan 4, 2002 Dec 27, 2001 $0.040000 $0.040000 - - -
Aug 24, 2001 Aug 31, 2001 Aug 28, 2001 $0.032000 $0.012900 - - -
Dec 20, 2000 Dec 29, 2000 Dec 22, 2000 $0.116000 $0.055400 - - -
Aug 24, 2000 Aug 31, 2000 Aug 28, 2000 $0.171900 $0.010300 - - -
Dec 21, 1999 Dec 30, 1999 Dec 23, 1999 $0.093400 $0.093400 - - -
Aug 25, 1999 Aug 31, 1999 Aug 27, 1999 $0.058900 $0.048300 - - -
Dec 22, 1998 Dec 30, 1998 Dec 24, 1998 $0.062800 $0.062800 - - -
Aug 25, 1998 Aug 31, 1998 Aug 27, 1998 $0.056800 $0.042200 - - -
Aug 25, 1997 Aug 29, 1997 Aug 27, 1997 $0.054000 $0.009800 - - -
Aug 26, 1996 Aug 30, 1996 Aug 28, 1996 $0.036000 $0.036000 - - -

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 14, 2014

0.56%
Greatest Discount  

Jan 29, 2014

-1.92%
Days ± 0.5% of NAV 46
Percent ± 0.5% of NAV 75.41%
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Number of Days At:

Premium   25
NAV   1
Discount   35

Premium/Discount Range

# of Days

≥ 0.5 up to 1.0

3

≥ 0.0 up to 0.5

23

≥ -0.5 up to 0.0

23

≥ -1.0 up to -0.5

7

≥ -1.5 up to -1.0

2

≥ -2.0 up to -1.5

3

Chart Description  

Why is there a difference between NAV and Closing Price?  

Possible Timing Discrepancies  

Holdings

as of 16-Apr-2014

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

SINGAPORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS LTD

11.70 Telecommunication Services Singapore $118,423,176 39,909,568 2.97 Singapore Exchange USD SGD 1.25
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UOB

UNITED OVERSEAS BANK LTD.

11.30 Financials Singapore $114,397,505 6,472,000 17.68 Singapore Exchange USD SGD 1.25
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DBS

DBS GROUP HOLDINGS LTD.

11.02 Financials Singapore $111,568,536 8,283,500 13.47 Singapore Exchange USD SGD 1.25
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OCBC

OVERSEA-CHINESE BANKING CORP. LTD.

9.75 Financials Singapore $98,697,625 12,801,000 7.71 Singapore Exchange USD SGD 1.25
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KEP

KEPPEL CORP. LTD.

5.33 Industrials Singapore $53,914,804 6,024,100 8.95 Singapore Exchange USD SGD 1.25
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MC0

GLOBAL LOGISTIC PROPERTIES LTD.

3.37 Financials Singapore $34,147,884 15,813,000 2.16 Singapore Exchange USD SGD 1.25
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G13

GENTING SINGAPORE PLC

3.22 Consumer Discretionary Singapore $32,594,488 30,873,400 1.06 Singapore Exchange USD SGD 1.25
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SPH

SINGAPORE PRESS HOLDINGS LTD.

3.20 Consumer Discretionary Singapore $32,369,167 9,847,000 3.29 Singapore Exchange USD SGD 1.25
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C31

CAPITALAND LTD.

3.17 Financials Singapore $32,046,013 12,801,000 2.50 Singapore Exchange USD SGD 1.25
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C07

JARDINE CYCLE & CARRIAGE LTD.

2.79 Consumer Discretionary Indonesia $28,257,826 753,000 37.53 Singapore Exchange USD SGD 1.25

as of 16-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 16-Apr-2014
  Singapore 93.4%
  China 3.52%
  Indonesia 2.79%
as of 16-Apr-2014

% of Market Value

Financials

51.46%

Industrials

20.62%

Telecommunication Services

12.69%

Consumer Discretionary

9.21%

Consumer Staples

5.74%

S-T Securities

0.17%

Allocations subject to change.

KEY FACTS

Net Assets $1,012,311,812
Inception Date Mar 12, 1996
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Equities
Benchmark Index MSCI Singapore Index

Shares Outstanding 75,300,000
Number of Holdings

as of 15-Apr-2014

31
CUSIP 464286673
Price  

as of 16-Apr-2014

13.51
20 Day Avg. Volume 479,897
Premium/Discount  

as of 16-Apr-2014

0.57%
Options Available Yes

FEES as of 8/31/2013
Management Fee 0.51%
Gross Expense Ratio 0.51%
Net Expense Ratio 0.51%

FEES as of 12/31/2013
Management Fee   0.48%
Gross Expense Ratio 0.48%
Net Expense Ratio 0.48%

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

P/E Ratio  

as of 31-Mar-2014

16.18
P/B Ratio  

as of 31-Mar-2014

2.14

Beta  

as of 31-Mar-2014

1.22
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of 31-Mar-2014

20.27%

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2014

3.81%
Distribution Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2014

3.94%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 31-Mar-2014

2.91%

% Stock 99.72%
% Bond 0.00%
% Cash   0.17%
% Other  

as of 15-Apr-2014

0.11%

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