Allan Gray Africa Equity Fund

Fund description

The Fund invests in a focused portfolio of companies with significant business interests in Africa, regardless of the location of the stock exchange listing. The Fund price is reported in US dollars but the underlying holdings are denominated in various currencies. Returns are likely to be volatile.

Fund objective and benchmark

The Fund aims to outperform African equity markets over the long term without taking on greater risk of loss. The Fund’s benchmark is the MSCI Emerging and Frontier Markets Africa Index (total returns).

Suitable for those investors who:

  • Seek exposure to African equities
  • Are comfortable with stock market and currency fluctuations
  • Are prepared to take on the risk of capital loss
  • Typically have an investment horizon of more than five years

 The Fund is not available to South African residents.

 

LATEST FUND PRICE

Date
NAV in Fund currency: US$
18-May-17
141.61
11-May-17
138.14
04-May-17
133.47

 

 

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