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Asia Pac ex-Japan Equity

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Fundata ESG GradeD Click for more information on Fundata’s ESG Grade

Fundata ESG Grade D

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2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

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NAVPS
(04-11-2024)
$38.09
Change
$0.28 (0.75%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at December 31, 2023

As at February 29, 2024

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Fidelity Far East Fund Series B

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (September 30, 1991): 7.73%

Fund Returns
Row Heading Return Annualized Return
1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 2 Yr 3 Yr 4 Yr 5 Yr 6 Yr 7 Yr 8 Yr 9 Yr 10 Yr
Fund 2.62% -6.56% -0.64% 4.32% 4.28% 2.34% -11.79% -0.53% -1.31% -1.80% 2.21% 3.68% 2.42% 4.60%
Benchmark 1.90% 4.03% 9.86% 4.03% 6.49% 2.29% -1.71% 8.06% 3.90% 3.17% 4.94% 6.79% 5.01% 6.61%
Category Average 2.70% 8.72% 8.72% 4.13% 2.48% -0.18% -6.76% 3.99% 1.31% 0.38% 3.12% 4.69% 2.59% 4.18%
Category Rank 22 / 46 24 / 46 23 / 46 24 / 46 13 / 46 13 / 46 34 / 45 35 / 45 36 / 45 36 / 45 28 / 45 30 / 45 29 / 43 26 / 43
Quartile Ranking 2 3 2 3 2 2 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund -4.41% -0.91% 1.26% 5.59% -3.35% -2.69% -0.64% 5.82% -0.19% -6.56% 8.80% 2.62%
Benchmark -0.94% -1.92% 0.33% 5.18% -2.96% -2.58% -1.75% 5.44% 1.94% -3.41% 5.69% 1.90%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

35.99% (October 1998)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-26.91% (October 1997)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 7.86% 16.69% -5.89% 39.07% -9.11% 17.60% 24.98% -13.55% -27.29% 7.65%
Benchmark 12.74% 10.10% 2.64% 27.39% -6.44% 13.21% 20.28% -0.34% -12.29% 6.19%
Category Average 6.94% 4.77% -2.50% 31.58% -10.09% 15.67% 21.94% -6.40% -16.58% 2.60%
Quartile Ranking 3 1 4 1 3 1 2 4 4 1
Category Rank 24/ 39 8/ 43 34/ 45 8/ 45 23/ 45 11/ 45 15/ 45 35/ 45 36/ 46 7/ 46

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

39.07% (2017)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-27.29% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 93.85
US Equity 5.13
Cash and Equivalents 1.02
Foreign Corporate Bonds 0.01
Other -0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 51.46
Consumer Services 14.58
Healthcare 10.82
Financial Services 10.02
Consumer Goods 3.97
Other 9.15

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Asia 82.60
Europe 6.43
North America 6.34
Other 4.63

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactrg Co Ltd -
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd -
Pinduoduo Inc - ADR -
Tencent Holdings Ltd -
MakeMyTrip Ltd -
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd -
SK Hynix Inc -
Sea Ltd - ADR Cl A -
Zomato Ltd -
Byd Co Ltd Cl H -

Equity Style

Market capitalization is large. Equity style is growth.

Fixed Income Style

Fixed income style data not available
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Fidelity Far East Fund Series B

Median

Other - Asia Pac ex-Japan Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 22.57% 19.82% 16.98%
Beta 1.37% 1.18% 1.09%
Alpha -0.09% -0.05% -0.02%
Rsquared 0.77% 0.76% 0.78%
Sharpe -0.56% -0.07% 0.27%
Sortino -0.84% -0.19% 0.26%
Treynor -0.09% -0.01% 0.04%
Tax Efficiency - - 70.47%
Volatility Volatility rating is 10 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 10 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 10 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 10 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 15.87% 22.57% 19.82% 16.98%
Beta 1.25% 1.37% 1.18% 1.09%
Alpha -0.03% -0.09% -0.05% -0.02%
Rsquared 0.86% 0.77% 0.76% 0.78%
Sharpe 0.04% -0.56% -0.07% 0.27%
Sortino 0.24% -0.84% -0.19% 0.26%
Treynor 0.00% -0.09% -0.01% 0.04%
Tax Efficiency 100.00% - - 70.47%

Fundata ESG Metrics

Fundata ESG Score

The E, S, and G scores are averaged for each security in the portfolio, to arrive at an ESG score for each security. We take the portfolio weighted average of the ESG scores for each fund and rank them against their peers to arrive at the Fundata ESG Score from 0-100.

Fundata E Score

Three scores under the Environment bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Environment Score for each fund from 0-100: (1) Pollution Prevention, (2) Environmental Transparency, (3) Resource Efficiency.

Fundata S Score

Six scores under the Social bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Social Score for each fund from 0-100. (1) Compensation and Satisfaction, (2) Diversity and Rights, (3) Education and Work Conditions, (4) Community and Charity, (5) Human Rights, (6) Sustainability Integration.

Fundata G Score

Three scores under the governance bucket are averaged to yield the Fundata Governance Score for each fund from 0-100: (1) Board Effectiveness, (2) Management Ethics, (3) Disclosure and Accountability.

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Fund Details

Start Date September 30, 1991
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $144

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
FID227

Investment Objectives

The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth. It invests primarily in equity securities of companies located or operating in countries in Southeast Asia. These countries include Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, the People’s Republic of China, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. The Fund doesn’t invest in Japan.

Investment Strategy

To meet the Fund’s objectives, the portfolio management team: When buying and selling equity securities, may consider factors about a company, including: > Financial condition. > Industry position. > Economic and market conditions. > Growth potential. > Earnings estimates. > Quality of management. May, by situation, consider ESG criteria when evaluating investment opportunities. The Fund may also: Invest in companies of any size. Invest in China A-Shares. Invest in VIEs.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Bruce MacDonald 03-22-2017
Fidelity Management & Research Company LLC 02-06-2023

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Fidelity Investments Canada ULC
Advisor Fidelity Investments Canada ULC
Custodian CIBC Mellon Trust Company
Registrar Fidelity Investments Canada ULC
Distributor Fidelity Investments Canada ULC
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 500
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 5,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 50

Fees

MER 2.23%
Management Fee 1.85%
Load Front Fee Only
FE Max 1.00%
DSC Max -
LL Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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