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RBC Asian Equity Fund Series A

Asia Pacific Equity

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NAVPS
(04-17-2024)
$15.31
Change
-$0.14 (-0.90%)

As at March 31, 2024

As at December 31, 2023

As at February 29, 2024

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RBC Asian Equity Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (July 02, 2002): 3.57%

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 2.83% 9.00% 14.99% 9.00% 9.81% 2.99% -3.02% 7.82% 4.74% 3.36% 5.69% 6.70% 5.39% 6.78%
Benchmark 2.08% 6.80% 12.72% 6.80% 12.10% 5.82% 0.66% 8.48% 5.02% 3.83% 5.48% 7.14% 5.56% 7.33%
Category Average 2.20% 11.17% 11.17% 5.79% 5.37% 2.47% -3.79% 7.30% 4.27% 2.79% 5.11% 6.30% 4.77% 6.00%
Category Rank 11 / 42 4 / 42 5 / 42 4 / 42 11 / 42 32 / 42 36 / 42 24 / 40 25 / 40 12 / 28 11 / 28 12 / 28 13 / 26 12 / 25
Quartile Ranking 2 1 1 1 2 4 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 2

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund -1.24% -1.11% 1.44% 2.91% -3.18% -3.25% -2.17% 5.26% 2.44% -1.04% 7.11% 2.83%
Benchmark -0.34% -0.81% 0.60% 4.35% -1.73% -2.48% -1.82% 5.58% 1.82% -0.41% 5.05% 2.08%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

14.60% (November 2022)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-10.73% (January 2009)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 1.75% 18.86% -1.51% 24.45% -6.23% 15.07% 29.07% -0.92% -19.25% 5.04%
Benchmark 9.76% 18.45% 1.58% 22.81% -6.10% 13.37% 16.56% -0.07% -11.59% 9.55%
Category Average 5.83% 11.31% -0.76% 27.90% -10.72% 18.59% 27.03% -2.52% -16.64% 4.72%
Quartile Ranking 4 3 3 3 1 4 1 3 4 3
Category Rank 25/ 25 15/ 26 16/ 28 18/ 28 7/ 28 33/ 40 7/ 40 26/ 42 39/ 42 30/ 42

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

29.07% (2020)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-19.25% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
International Equity 96.72
Cash and Equivalents 1.82
Income Trust Units 1.44
Other 0.02

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Technology 28.73
Financial Services 15.26
Consumer Goods 13.44
Real Estate 7.73
Basic Materials 7.07
Other 27.77

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Asia 97.74
North America 1.01
Latin America 0.65
Europe 0.51
Other 0.09

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
RBC Asia Pacific ex-Japan Equity Fund Series O 67.51
RBC Japanese Equity Fund Series O 32.44
Bank of Montreal TD 4.950% Jan 02, 2024 0.13
Canadian Dollar -0.08

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)

RBC Asian Equity Fund Series A

Median

Other - Asia Pacific Equity

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 14.76% 14.12% 13.21%
Beta 1.12% 1.09% 1.04%
Alpha -0.04% -0.01% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.94% 0.91% 0.89%
Sharpe -0.31% 0.26% 0.46%
Sortino -0.53% 0.29% 0.53%
Treynor -0.04% 0.03% 0.06%
Tax Efficiency - 99.10% 99.11%
Volatility Volatility rating is 8 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 6 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 7 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 8 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 11.62% 14.76% 14.12% 13.21%
Beta 1.16% 1.12% 1.09% 1.04%
Alpha -0.04% -0.04% -0.01% -0.01%
Rsquared 0.92% 0.94% 0.91% 0.89%
Sharpe 0.45% -0.31% 0.26% 0.46%
Sortino 1.17% -0.53% 0.29% 0.53%
Treynor 0.05% -0.04% 0.03% 0.06%
Tax Efficiency 100.00% - 99.10% 99.11%

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 July 02, 2002
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $91

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
RBF170

Investment Objectives

> To provide long-term capital growth. The fund invests primarily in equity securities of companies located or having a principal business interest in Asian markets such as Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, India, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia, either directly or indirectly through investment in other mutual funds managed by RBC GAM or an affiliate of RBC GAM. We will not change

Investment Strategy

It is expected that the fund will invest up to 100% of its net assets in other mutual funds managed by RBC GAM or an affiliate of RBC GAM (each, an underlying fund).

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Sarah Riopelle 02-22-2021

Management and Organization

Fund Manager RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Advisor RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Custodian RBC Investor Services Trust (Canada)
Registrar RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Distributor Royal Mutual Funds Inc.
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 25
PAC Subsequent 25
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 10,000
SWP Min Withdrawal 100

Fees

MER 2.01%
Management Fee 1.75%
Load No Load
FE Max -
DSC Max -
Trailer Fee Max (FE) -
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) -
Trailer Fee Max (NL) 1.00%
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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