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The India Fund, Inc. Announces Portfolio Composition And Revised Performance

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The India Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE: IFN), a closed-end equity fund, announced today its portfolio composition and revised performance data as of September 30, 2013.

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The Fund's total returns for various periods through September 30, 2013 are provided below.  The performance information below is revised from the performance information set forth in the Fund's press release of November 1, 2013.  (All figures are based on distributions reinvested at the dividend reinvestment price and are stated net-of-fees): 


Cumulative as of

 09/30/13

Annualized as of 09/30/13


1

Month

3

Month

YTD

1

Year

3

Years

5

Years

10

Years

Since

Inception

NAV

9.9

-1.7

-7.2

-7.2

-9.8

4.5

13.5

8.3

Market

Price

10.0

-0.1

-8.4

-8.7

-11.8

1.9

13.9

7.1

MSCI India

9.2

-5.3

-12.8

-12.4

-11.0

3.5

12.9

5.9

On September 30, 2013, the Fund's net assets amounted to US$788.6 million and the Fund's NAV per share was $22.07.

As of September 30, 2013, the portfolio was invested as follows:

Portfolio Composition

Percent of

Net Assets

Financials

21.4

Consumer Staples

19.9

Information Technology

19.7

Materials

13.1

Consumer Discretionary

8.2

Health Care

7.3

Industrials

4.2

Utilities

3.9

Telecommunications

1.9

Cash

0.5

 

The Fund's ten largest equity holdings as of September 30, 2013, representing 63.5% of net assets, were:

Stock

Percent of

Net Assets

Housing Development Finance Corporation

9.4

Infosys Technologies

8.6

Tata Consultancy Services

8.5

ITC

8.1

ICICI Bank

7.6

Hero MotoCorp

4.7

Hindustan Unilever

4.4

HDFC Bank

4.4

Godrej Consumer Products

4.1

UltraTech Cement

3.7

 

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 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 February 23, 1994.

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

SOURCE The India Fund, Inc.



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