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Principal DALI Opportunities Fund (formerly known as CIMB Islamic DALI Equity Theme Fund)

Fund Performance

As at date : 31-01-2023
Year To Date Performance (%) 1Year (%) 3Year (%) 5year (%) Since Inception (%) NAV (MYR) Fund Size (million)
Principal DALI Opportunities Fund (formerly known as CIMB Islamic DALI Equity Theme Fund) 0.28% -5.45% -6.65% -18.81% 45.77% 0.2502 306.47
Benchmark 1.26% -4.26% -4.12% -18.90% 10.98%
Benchmark : FTSE Bursa Malaysia EMAS Shariah Index

Income Distribution History

Period Gross (Sen/ Unit) Annualised Yield (%)
Jul-2022 0.27 1.11
Jul-2021 0.73 2.65
Jul-2018 2.00 6.14
Oct-2017 1.05 3.29
Jul-2016 2.00 5.65
Jul-2015 1.75 4.67
Aug-2014 2.50 6.55
Aug-2013 2.50 91.56

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’ Scheme Investment (EPF-MIS) is suspended with effect from 1 April 2022 and will cease to accept new EPF sales. Existing fund holders may keep your monies in the fund, switch out or redeem.

Principal DALI Opportunities Fund is a Shariah-compliant equity issued by Principal Malaysia. 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 portfolio of investments that adhere to Shariah principles;
  • want a diversified portfolio with thematic investments opportunities;
  • can accept that investment returns may fluctuate significantly over the short-term and may even be negative; and/or
  • seek capital appreciation over medium to long-term.


Fund Details

Distribution Policy Class MYR : Given the Fund’s investment objective, the Fund is not expected to pay any distribution. Distribution, if any, will be incidental and will vary from period to period depending on market conditions and performance of the Fund.
Benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia EMAS Shariah Index for performance comparison purpose only. 
Initial Investment*

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

* 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 Investment MYR 200 or such other amount as Manager may decide from time to time.
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 Withdrawal 800 units or such other numbers of units as Manager may decide from time to time. 
Launch Date 28 February 2008

Fund Partner

  • CIMB Bank Berhad
  • Principal Distributors
  • Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad

Click here to know more about our fund partner(s). 

Fund Fees

Application Fees Up to 6.50% of the NAV per unit
Annual Fees Management Fee: Up to 1.50% per annum of the NAV of the Class in Malaysia/

Trustee Fee: Up to 0.05%* per annum on the NAV of the Fund (*including local custodian fee but excluding foreign sub-custodian fees and charges.) on the NAV of the Fund.
Switching Fees Since switching is treated as a withdrawal from one (1) fund and an investment into another fund, you will be charged a Switching Fee equal to the difference (if any) between the Application Fees of these two (2) funds. In addition, the Manager imposes a MYR 100 administrative fee for every switch made out of a Fund. However, this MYR 100 administrative fee is waived for the first four (4) switches out of a Fund in every calendar year. The Manager also has the discretion to waive the Switching Fee and/or administrative fees.
Transfer Fees A maximum of MYR 50 may be charged for each transfer.