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Principal China-India-Indonesia Opportunities Fund EPF MIS

Fund Performance

As at date : 31-05-2022
Year To Date Performance (%) 1Year (%) 3Year (%) 5year (%) Since Inception (%) NAV (MYR) Fund Size (million)
Principal China-India-Indonesia Opportunities Fund -2.99% -7.75% 10.20% 22.38% 95.27% 0.4486 77.78
Benchmark 1.56% -3.07% 15.52% 18.81% 75.78%
Benchmark : An equally weighted custom composite index of MSCI China Index, MSCI India Index and MSCI Indonesia Index

Income Distribution History

Period Gross (Sen/ Unit) Annualised Yield (%)
Oct-2021 1.53 2.92
Oct-2020 1.09 2.43
Oct-2019 1.34 2.99

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

Fund is an equity fund issued by Principal Malaysia. The Fund aims to achieve medium to long-term capital appreciation by capitalizing on investments ideas in undervalued listed companies which are domiciled or have significant operations in China, India and Indonesia.

This is neither a capital protected nor capital guaranteed fund.

Fund is suitable for investors who: 
  • Have a medium to long-term investment horizon;
  • Want to portfolio that focus in China, India and Indonesia;
  • seek capital appreciation; and
  • can accept that returns may fluctuate over the investment period.

Fund Details

Distribution Policy Given its investment objective, the Fund is not expected to pay any distribution.
Investment Time Horizon Recommended at least three (3) years.
Initial Investment#

MYR 500 or such other amount as the Manager may from time to time decide.

#The minimum initial investment for EPF-MIS shall be MYR 1,000 or such other amount as determined by EPF. The list of Funds that is allowed under the EPF-MIS approved fund will be updated on the website at www.principal.com.my or www.kwsp.gov.my as and when EPF revises the list. Alternatively, you may contact our Customer Care Centre at (603) 7723 7260 for further information.

Additional Investment 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. the date the complete application is received and accepted by Principal Asset Management 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 ten (10) calendar days from the day we receive the complete documentations.  Please note that the cooling-off right is only given to first time investor  investing with Principal Asset Management or our Distributor. However, corporations/institutions, Principal Asset Management’s staff and person(s) registered to deal in unit trust of Principal Asset Management or any Approved Distributor are not entitled to the cooling-off right.

If the Fund is an EPF-MIS approved fund and you have invested via EPF-MIS, your cooling-off right is subject to EPF's terms and conditions.

Minimum Withdrawal 500 units or such other unit amount as the Manager may from time to time decide.
Launch Date 21 January 2010.

Fund Partner

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Fund Fees

Application Fees* Principal Distributors : Up to 6.50% of the NAV per unit.
IUTAs : Up to 5.50% of the NAV per unit.
*If the Fund is an EPF-MIS approved fund and you have invested via EPF-MIS, you may be charged an Application Fee of up to 3.00% of the NAV per unit, or such other rate as the EPF may determine.
Management Fees Up to 1.80% per annum of the NAV of the Fund.
Trustee Fee: Up to 0.08% per annum (includes local custodian fee but excludes foreign sub-custodian fees and charges (if any)) of the NAV of the Fund.
Switching Fees Switching is treated as a withdrawal from fund and an investment into another Principal Malaysia's fund. You may be charged a Switching Fee equal to the difference (if any) between the Application Fees of these two (2) funds when you switch from one (1) fund to another. In addition, we may imposes a MYR 100 administrative fee for every switch. You may negotiate to lower the Switching Fee and/or administrative fees with us or our Distributors. We also have the discretion to waive the Switching Fee and/or administrative fees.
Transfer Fees A maximum of MYR 50 may be charged for each transfer.