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Principal Deposit Fund (Class AR) EPF MIS

Fund Performance

As at date : 31-03-2024
Year To Date Performance (%) 1Year (%) 3Year (%) 5year (%) Since Inception (%) NAV (MYR) Fund Size (million)
Principal Deposit Fund (Class AR) 0.91% 3.63% 8.25% 13.93% 70.48% 1.0687 169.16
Benchmark 0.40% 1.58% 3.19% 5.34% 39.90%
Benchmark : CIMB Bank Overnight Rate

Income Distribution History

Period Gross (Sen/ Unit) Annualised Yield (%)
Mar-2024 0.00 0.00
Feb-2024 0.00 0.00
Jan-2024 0.00 0.00
Dec-2023 0.00 0.00
Nov-2023 0.00 0.00
Oct-2023 0.00 0.00
Sep-2023 0.00 0.00
Aug-2023 0.00 0.00
Jul-2023 0.00 0.00
Jun-2023 0.00 0.00
Sep-2022 0.00 0.00
Dec-2021 0.15 1.80
Nov-2021 0.14 1.68
Oct-2021 0.15 1.80
Sep-2021 0.15 1.80

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 generate regular income for investors through investments primarily in the money market. 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 stream of income will be automatically reinvested into additional units in the Fund at the NAV per unit on the distribution date.
** The Fund is neither a capital guaranteed fund nor a capital protected fund.

Fund Details

Distribution PolicyMonthly, depending on the level of income (if any) the Fund generates.
Initial InvestmentMinimum MYR10,000 or such other amount as the Manager may decide from time to time.
Additional InvestmentMYR1,000 or such other amount as the Manager may decide from time to time.
Cooling off periodFor first time investor investing with us, you have six (6) Business Days from the date the complete application is received and accepted by us or our Distributors. However, Principal Malaysia’s staff and person(s) registered with a body approved by the SC to deal in unit trust are not entitled to the cooling-off right.
Minimum Withdrawal1,000 units or such other number as the Manager may decide from time to time.


Switching will be conducted based on the value of your investment in the Class. The minimum amount for a switch is subject to:

  • for switching out of the Class:
  • the minimum withdrawal applicable to the Class;
  • the minimum balance required for the Class, unless you are withdrawing from the Class in entirety; and
  • the Withdrawal Fee of the Class (if any).
  • for switching into the Class:
  • the minimum initial investment amount or the minimum additional investment amount (as the case may be) applicable to the Class; and
  • the Switching Fee applicable for the proposed switch (if any).

You may negotiate to lower the amount for your switch with us or our Distributors.

Launch Date13 August 2021

Fund Partner

  • AmInvestment Bank Berhad
  • CIMB Bank Berhad
  • CIMB Investment Bank - Retail Equities
  • CIMB Private Banking
  • Principal Distributors
  • Hong Leong Bank Berhad
  • iFAST Capital Sdn Bhd
  • Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad
  • RHB Bank Berhad
  • UOB Kay Hian Securities (M) Sdn Bhd 

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

Fund Fees

*Application FeesNil
Annual FeesManagement 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 FeesSwitching is treated as a withdrawal from this Class and an investment into another Class or Principal Malaysia’s fund (or its class). As such, you may be charged a Switching Fee equal to the difference (if any) between the Application Fee of this Class and the Application Fee of the other Class or Principal Malaysia’s fund (or its class). Switching Fee will not be charged if the Class or Principal Malaysia’s fund (or its class) to be switched into has a lower Application Fee. In addition, we may impose a MYR100 administrative fee for each 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.
Trustee Fee

Up to 0.02% per annum (includes local custodian fee but excludes foreign sub-custodian fees and charges (if any)) of the NAV of the Fund.

*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.