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Principal ASEAN Dynamic Fund - Class MYR

Fund Performance

As at date : 31-03-2024
Year To Date Performance (%) 1Year (%) 3Year (%) 5year (%) Since Inception (%) NAV (MYR) Fund Size (million)
Principal ASEAN Dynamic Fund - Class MYR 10.21% 10.71% 22.27% 47.55% 95.12% 0.9513 162.10
Benchmark 2.17% 9.02% 29.53% 53.89% 118.67%
Benchmark : The Fund has a target return of nine percent (9%) per annum.

Income Distribution History

Period Gross (Sen/ Unit) Annualised Yield (%)
Nov-2023 0.89 1.05
Nov-2022 1.27 1.47

Disclaimer : Annualised yield is calculated as the most recent monthly dividend distribution multiplied by the Fund’s dividend frequency and divided by the latest NAV.

Unit Split History

General Information

Note: This fund under EPF Members’ Investment Scheme (EPF-MIS) is suspended with effect from 10 April 2023 and will cease to accept sales or switch-in after 4 April 2023, cut off time at 4.00pm. Existing fund holders may keep your monies in the fund, switch out or redeem.

Principal ASEAN Dynamic Fund is an equity fund issued by Principal Malaysia. The Fund aims to achieve capital appreciation over the medium to long term by investing in the ASEAN region. The Fund is established with a multi-class structure and is allowed to establish new Class(es) from time to time. As the Fund is a Qualifying CIS under the ASEAN CIS Framework, there are Classes of the Fund that may be offered to investors in other countries that participate in the ASEAN CIS Framework. For investors in Malaysia, currently, only Class MYR is available for sale.

Fund is suitable for investors who : 
  • have a medium to long term investment horizon;
  • want a diversified portfolio of investment in ASEAN region;
  • seek capital appreciation over the medium to long term; and
  • can accept that investment returns may fluctuate over the investment period.

Fund Details

Distribution PolicyGiven the Fund’s investment objective, the Class of the Fund is not expected to pay any distribution. Distributions, if any, are at the discretion of the Manager and will vary from period to period depending on the availability of realized income for distribution and performance of the Fund.
Investment Time HorizonMedium to long term. 
Initial Investment*Minimum MYR 500* or such other amount as the Manager may from time to time decide.

*The minimum initial investment for EPF-MIS (where available) shall be MYR 1,000 (or such other amount as may be determined by EPF). Please note that there may be changes to the status of the eligibility of the Fund under the EPF-MIS from time to time. Please refer to our website at www.principal.com.my or www.kwsp.gov.my for updated information. 
Additional InvestmentMinimum MYR 200 or such other amount as the Manager may from time to time decide.
Cooling off period

For first time investor investing with us or any of our Distributors, you have six (6) Business Days after your initial investment (i.e. from the date the complete application is received and accepted by us or our Distributors) to reconsider its appropriateness and suitability for your investment needs. Within this period, you may withdraw your investment at the same NAV per unit when the units were purchased. We will refund the investment amount including the Application Fee (if any) to you in MYR within seven (7) Business Day or ten (10) days whichever is lesser, from the date we receive the complete documentations. Please note that the cooling-off right is only given to first time investor investing with us or any of our Distributors. However, Principal Malaysia’s staff and person(s) registered to deal in unit trust of Principal Malaysia or any Distributors are not entitled to the cooling-off right.

In addition, if you have invested via the EPF-MIS (where available), your cooling-off right is subject to EPF’s terms and conditions.

Minimum Withdrawal400 units or such other number of units as the Manager may decide from time to time.
Launch Date3 March 2015.

Fund Partner

  • CIMB Bank Berhad
  • CIMB Investment Berhad - Private Banking
  • iFast Capital Sdn Bhd
  • Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad
  • Philip Mutual Berhad
  • Principal Distributors
  • UOB Kayhian

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Fund Fees

Application FeesPrincipal Distributors: Up to 6.50% of the NAV per unit.
IUTAs: Up to 5.50% of the NAV per unit.
Annual FeesManagement Fee: Up to 1.80% per annum of the NAV of the Class in Malaysia. 

Trustee Fee: Up to 0.06% per annum (including local custodian fee but excluding foreign sub-custodian fee and charges) on the NAV of the Fund. 
Switching FeesYou may be charged a Switching Fee equal to the difference (if any) between the Application Fee of Class MYR and the Application Fee of the other Class or Principal Malaysia’s fund (or its class). Also, we may impose a MYR 100 administrative fee for every switch. 
Transfer FeesA maximum of MYR 50 may be charged for each transfer.