The Fund's total returns for various periods through March 31, 2018 are provided below. (All figures are based on distributions reinvested at the dividend reinvestment price and are stated net-of-fees):
Cumulative as of 03/31/18 (%)
Annualized as of 03/31/18 (%)
The Fund's returns, which are denominated in U.S. dollars, are affected by the performance of the U.S. dollar against the Australian dollar.
On March 31, 2018, the Fund's net assets amounted to US$139.7 million and the Fund's NAV per share was US$6.14.
As of March 31, 2018, the portfolio was invested as follows:
Percent of Net Assets
Other Assets in Excess of Liabilities
The Fund's ten largest equity holdings as of March 31, 2018, representing 56.3% of total assets, were:
Percent of Total Assets
BHP Billiton PLC
Westpac Banking Corporation
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Rio Tinto PLC
Australia & New Zealand Banking Group
Woodside Petroleum Ltd.
Important Information Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. (the "Administrator") has prepared this report based on information sources believed to be accurate and reliable. However, the figures are unaudited and neither the Fund, the Administrator, Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited (the "Investment Manager)", Aberdeen Asset Management Limited (the "Investment Adviser"), 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. The Investment Manager, Investment Adviser and Administrator are each a subsidiary of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC ("Aberdeen 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 December 12, 1985.
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¹ There is no since inception figure for the S&P/ASX 200 Index because the inception date of the Index is April 3, 2000.