Principal Deposit Fund (Class AI)

Fund Performance

As at date : 31-07-2021
Year To Date Performance (%) 1Year (%) 3Year (%) 5year (%) Since Inception (%) NAV (MYR) Fund Size (million)
Principal Deposit Fund (Class AI) 0.97% 1.72% 8.23% 15.43% 58.34% 1.0000 3,149.52
Benchmark 0.29% 0.50% 3.42% 6.76% 35.81%
Benchmark : CIMB Bank Overnight Rate.

Income Distribution History

Period Gross (Sen/ Unit) Annualised Yield (%)
Jul-2021 0.14 1.68
Jun-2021 0.14 1.68
May-2021 0.13 1.56
Apr-2021 0.14 1.68
Mar-2021 0.14 1.68
Feb-2021 0.13 1.56
Jan-2021 0.15 1.80
Dec-2020 0.14 1.68
Nov-2020 0.14 1.68
Oct-2020 0.15 1.80
Sep-2020 0.15 1.80
Aug-2020 0.16 1.92
Jul-2020 0.16 1.92
Jun-2020 0.18 2.16
May-2020 0.21 2.52

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

Principal Deposit Fund is a money market fund issued by Principal Malaysia. The Fund aims to provide a low risk investment option that normally earns higher interest than traditional bank accounts. The Fund is established with a multi-class structure and is allowed to establish new Class(es) from time to time.

It is also suitable for investors who:

  • have either a short or medium-term investment horizon;
  • want a portfolio that invest in Deposits;
  • desire a stream of income; and/or
  • seek preservation of capital* and flexibility in investment.

* The Fund is neither a capital guaranteed fund nor a capital protected fund.

Fund Details

Distribution Policy

Monthly, depending on the level of income (if any) the Fund generates.

Investment Time Horizon

Recommended 1 year or more.

Initial Investment

Minimum RM10,000 or such other amount as the Manager may decide from time to time.

Additional Investment

RM1,000 or such other amount as the Manager may decide from time to time.

Cooling off period

You have six (6) Business Days after your initial investment (i.e. the date the application is received by Principal Asset Management) to reconsider its appropriateness for your needs. Within this period, you may withdraw your investment at the NAV per unit on the day the units were first purchased and have the Application Fee (if any) repaid. Please note that the cooling-off right is only given to an investor who is investing with Principal Asset Management or any Approved Distributors for the first time. However, corporations/institutions, Principal Asset Management’s staff and person(s) registered to deal in unit trust of Principal Asset Management or any Approved Distributors are not entitled to the cooling-off right.

However, investors who invest via the EPF Members Investment Scheme (where available) are subject to EPF’s terms and conditions.

Minimum Withdrawal

1,000 units or such other amount as the Manager may decide from time to time.

Launch Date

8 July 2004

Fund Partner

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Fund Fees

Application Fees


Annual Fees

Management Fee: Up to 0.30% per annum of the NAV of the Fund.
Trustee Fee: Up to 0.02% per annum of 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. Switching Fee will not be charged if the fund to be switched into has a lower Application Fee. In addition, the Manager imposes a RM100 administrative fee for every switch made out of a Fund. The Manager also has the discretion to waive the Switching Fee and/or administrative fees.