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Aberdeen Global - Indian Equity A2 Acc USD

Ranked 300 out of 336 in - India over 12 months
All calculations are in INR unless stated

Managed by

Hugh Young

Asia expert Hugh Young has more than 20 years' experience in fund management and he aims to identify undervalued investment opportunities through detailed company analysis. Born in 1958, Young joined Aberdeen in 1985 after stints at MGM Assurance and Fidelity. In 1992, he set up the group's Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore, where he plays a key role in the investment team led by Peter Hames. He was subsequently promoted to head of emerging markets and now oversees the Asian, European, Middle Eastern, African and Latin American markets. Young, a Politics graduate from Exeter University, runs a wide range of funds for Aberdeen, including unit trusts, investment trusts and offshore portfolios.


The Fund's investment objective is long-term total return to be achieved by investing at least two-thirds of the Fund's assets in equities and equity-related securities of companies with their registered office and/ or, of companies which have the preponderance of their business activities and/or, of holding companies that have the preponderance of their assets in companies with their registered office in India.

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India over : 31/01/2016 - 31/01/2017
  • Rank 300/336 Total Return
  • Rank 96/336 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 265/336 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 0.5% -0.5% 8.3% 1.2% -7.9%
2015 0.5% 5.0% -1.5% -3.8% 1.0%
2014 37.0% 6.0% 11.3% 9.0% 6.5%
2013 12.5% 1.0% 1.4% 3.3% 6.4%
2012 24.3% 11.6% 1.5% 7.0% 2.5%
2011 -12.5% -5.4% 2.5% -7.4% -2.6%
2010 29.9% 4.3% 4.6% 14.5% 4.0%
2009 73.4% -1.6% 37.8% 24.2% 3.0%
2008 -42.2% -18.1% -7.0% -3.3% -21.6%
2007 29.8% -4.6% 11.9% 7.7% 12.9%
2006 25.3% 12.0% -14.5% 19.2% 9.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd ORD 8.83
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd ORD 7.51
Infosys Ltd ORD 6.79
Grasim Industries Ltd ORD 6.44
ITC Ltd ORD 4.87
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd ORD 4.20
Godrej Consumer Products Ltd ORD 3.81
Bosch Ltd ORD 3.78
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ORD 3.69
Hero MotoCorp Ltd ORD 3.68

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Czech Republic
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Guernsey
  8. Hong Kong
  9. Hungary
  10. Iceland
  11. Ireland
  12. Italy
  13. Jersey
  14. Luxembourg
  15. Malta
  16. Netherlands
  17. Peru
  18. Singapore
  19. Spain
  20. Sweden
  21. Switzerland
  22. Taiwan
  23. United Arab Emirates
  24. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date24/03/2006
  • Share Class size502Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0231490524

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,500
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.75%

Related News

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Indian equity insiders: two top managers reveal their tactics

EM veteran Hugh Young and Citywire AAA-rated Manish Bhatia on the pockets of outperformance in the Indian equity market.

Hugh Young: we can hardly find any value in India

The EM veteran believes ‘Modi mania’ will give way to a painful correction if early euphoria does not produce meaningful reforms.

Hugh Young: Indian prime minister has been hopeless

As India bears the brunt of the IMF's growth downgrades, Aberdeen's Euro Stars A-rated manager adds his voice to calls for economic reforms in the country.

Hugh Young on India: corruption looms larger than inflation

Veteran Asian stock-picker says cleaning up murky dealings in government could remove a major barrier to outside investment.

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).