Aberdeen Singapore Fund, Inc. Announces Performance Data And Portfolio Composition

Jan 26, 2016, 09:00 ET from Aberdeen Singapore Fund, Inc.

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aberdeen Singapore Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE: SGF), a closed-end equity fund, announced today its performance data and portfolio composition as of December 31, 2015.

The Fund's total returns for various periods through December 31, 2015 are provided below.  (All figures are based on distributions reinvested at the dividend reinvestment price and are stated net-of-fees):


Cumulative as of 12/31/15

Annualized as of 12/31/15


1 Month

3 Month

YTD

1 Year

3 Years

5 Years

10
Years

Since
Inception

NAV

0.5

2.2

-17.1

-17.1

-6.3

-2.1

5.8

4.4

Market Price

1.2

2.2

-19.6

-19.6

-7.7

-4.5

5.6

3.5

MSCI  Singapore

0.7

4.3

-17.7

-17.7

-4.8

-1.5

6.9

5.8

On December 31, 2015, the Fund's net assets amounted to US$76.9 million and the Fund's NAV per share was US$10.01.

As of December 31, 2015, the portfolio was invested as follows:

Portfolio Composition

Percent of
Net Assets

Financials

52.5

Industrials

30.4

Telecommunications

4.6

Health Care

3.9

Consumer Discretionary

3.2

Information Technology

2.4

Energy

0.6

Materials

0.5

Cash

2.0

The Fund's ten largest equity holdings as of December 31, 2015, representing 60.8% of net assets, were:

Stock

Percent of

Net Assets

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation

10.7

DBS Group Holdings

7.8

United Overseas Bank

7.5

Jardine Matheson

7.4

Keppel Corporation

6.7

City Developments

5.6

Singapore Telecom

4.8

Singapore Technologies Engineering

4.3

Capitaland Ltd.

3.0

Raffles Medical Group

3.0

Important Information
Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. has prepared this report based on information sources believed to be accurate and reliable.  However, the figures are unaudited and neither the Fund, Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. (the Administrator), Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited (the Investment Manager), nor any other person guarantees their accuracy.  Investors should seek their own professional advice and should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before acting on this information. Aberdeen is a U.S. registered service mark of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC.

Closed-end funds are traded on the secondary market through one of the stock exchanges. The Fund's investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor's shares may be worth more or less than the original cost. Shares of closed-end funds may trade above (a premium) or below (a discount) the net asset value (NAV) of the fund's portfolio. There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective.

Total return figures with distributions reinvested at the dividend reinvestment price are stated net-of-fees and represents past performance.  Past performance is not indicative of future results, current performance may be higher or lower.  Holdings are subject to change and are provided for informational purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy or sell the securities shown.  Inception date July 31, 1990.

If you wish to receive this information electronically, please contact: InvestorRelations@aberdeen-asset.com

Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121106/NE07292LOGO

SOURCE Aberdeen Singapore Fund, Inc.