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Principal FTSE ASEAN 40 Malaysia ETF

Fund Performance

As at date : 30-11-2023
Year To Date Performance (%) 1Year (%) 3Year (%) 5year (%) Since Inception (%) NAV (MYR) Fund Size (million)
Principal FTSE ASEAN 40 Malaysia ETF 3.58% 1.26% 15.40% 3.39% 73.88% 1.5863 2.14
Benchmark 1.15% -0.12% 20.07% 4.47% 65.07%
Benchmark : FTSE ASEAN 40 Index

Income Distribution History

Period Gross (Sen/ Unit) Annualised Yield (%)
Jun-2023 6.70 4.18
Jun-2022 5.94 3.66
Jun-2021 6.18 3.86
Jun-2020 5.87 3.63

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

Investment Objective

The Fund aims to provide investment results that, before expenses, closely correspond to the performance of the Underlying Index, regardless of its performance.

The Fund is a feeder Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) whereby substantially all the assets of the Fund will be invested into the units of the Principal FTSE ASEAN 40 listed on the Singapore Exchange (“Singapore Fund”).

The Underlying Index is FTSE/ASEAN 40 Index or such replacement index as may be determined by the Singapore Fund Manager and/or the Manager.

An Introduction to the Underlying Index

The FTSE/ASEAN 40 Index consists of the largest 40 companies by full market value listed on the stock exchanges of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand that qualify for inclusion in the FTSE/ASEAN Index.


Note: The index provider of the Underlying Index is not related to the Manager.

Key Data

Category of Fund Feeder Exchange-Traded Fund/Equity
Type of Fund Index Tracking
Underlying Index FTSE/ASEAN 40 Index
Exchange Listing Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad
Initial Approved Fund Size 500 million units
Trading Board Lot Size 100 units
Trading Currency Ringgit Malaysia (RM)
Distribution of Income Annually, if any (subject to the discretion of the Manager)
Listing Date 9 July 2010
Stock Code 0822EA
Stock Short Name CIMBA40
ISIN Code MYL0822EA006
Reuters Code CIAM.KL
Bloomberg Fund Ticker CIMBA40 MK
Bloomberg Index Ticker ASEAN40 Index
Management Fee Nil
Trustee Fee Up to 0.08% (1), subject to a minimum of RM12,000 per annum.  
Other Fee Please refer to Prospectus for fees and charges to a Participating Dealer

(1) Calculated based on the NAV of the Fund, accrued daily.

Income Distribution

EX-date 8 Jun 2021
Entitlement date 9 Jun 2021
Entitlement time 05:00:00 PM
Entitlement subject Income Distribution
Entitlement description Final Tax Exempt Income Distribution RM0.0618 per unit.
Financial Year End 30 Jun 2021
Share transfer book & register of members will be -
Registrar's name,address, telephone no

Bursa Malaysia Depository Sdn Bhd

10th Floor, Exchange Square,

Bukit Kewangan,

50200 Kuala Lumpur.

Tel: 03-2034 7551   Fax: 03-2026 3712

Payment date 22 Jun 2021
a.Securities transferred into the Depositor's Securities Account before 4:00 pm in respect of transfers 9 Jun 2021
b.Securities deposited into the Depositor's Securities Account before 12:30 pm in respect of securities exempted from mandatory deposit 9 Jun 2021

c. Securities bought on the Exchange on a cum entitlement basis according to the Rules of the Exchange.

Number of new shares/securities issued (units) (If applicable)  
Entitlement indicator Currency
Currency Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
Entitlement in Currency 0.0618



Manager Principal Asset Manager
Adviser CIMB Investment Bank Berhad
Investment Adviser Principal Asset Management (S) Pte Ltd
Trustee Deutsche Trustees Malaysia Berhad
Participating Dealer
  • CIMB Bank Berhad
    Karu Ramesh Kumar / Khairul Azhar Isa / Ahmad Zairi Halip
    CIMB Bank Berhad
    11th Floor, Commerce Square
    Jalan Semantan, Damansara Heights
    50490 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: (603) 2732 2158 / (603) 2084 9602 / (603) 2084 9959
    Fax: (603) 2096 2202 / (603) 2093 6098
    Email: cimbib.sbl@cimb.com


  • RHB Investment Bank Berhad
    Chan Man Shin / Mohd Syafieq Mohd Saufe
    RHB Investment Bank Berhad
    Derivatives & Structured Products
    Corporate & Investment Banking Services
    21st Floor, Plaza OSK, Jln Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: (603) 2333 8428
    Fax: (603) 2163 4836
    Email: chan.man.shin@rhbgroup.com / mohdsyafieq.saufe@rhbgroup.com
Authorised Depository Agent A list of authorised depository agent can be found in Bursa Securities’ website at www.bursamalaysia.com.