• ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund ("PAIF") is an exchange traded bond fund which seeks to provide investment returns that corresponds closely to the total return of the Markit iBoxx ABF Pan-Asia Index ("Index"), before fees and expenses, and its return may deviate from that of the Index.
  • PAIF primarily invests in local currency government and quasi-government bonds in eight Asian markets, comprising of China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
  • Investment involves risks, including risks of exposure to bonds in both developed and emerging Asia markets. Investors may lose part or all of their investments.
  • PAIF is not "actively managed" and will not try to "beat" the market it tracks.
  • The Executives' Meeting of East Asia and Pacific Central Banks group (the "EMEAP") member central banks and monetary authorities are like any other investors in PAIF and each of them may dispose of their respective interest in the Units they hold. There are no guarantees that the EMEAP member central banks and monetary authorities will continue to be investors in PAIF.
  • The trading price of PAIF may differ from the underlying net asset value per share.
  • PAIF may not be suitable for all investors. Investors should not invest based on this marketing material only. Investors should read the PAIF's prospectus, including the risk factors, take into consideration of the product features, their own investment objectives, risk tolerance level etc and seek independent financial and professional advices as appropriate prior to making any investment.

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PAIF, the abbreviation of ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund (the Fund), is a collective investment fund domiciled in Singapore and listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (Stock Exchange). PAIF holds a portfolio of Asian government and quasi-government local currency bonds designed to provide investment results that closely correspond to, or track, the performance of the Markit iBoxx ABF Pan-Asia Index. With only a single transaction in PAIF, investors can gain cost-effective exposure to eight bond markets in Asia, namely China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.

Notes: PAIF is not guaranteed or endorsed by the governments of the eight investment markets. PAIF's units are traded on the stock exchange at market price, which may be different from the net asset value per unit of the fund, and the fund may be delisted from the stock exchange.

A unit trust is a form of collective investment vehicle structured as a trust where investors' contributions to the trust are pooled to enable those investors to participate in all the investments of the trust.

The Manager of PAIF is State Street Global Advisors Singapore Limited.

PAIF trades like any other shares listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Individual investors may place orders to buy or sell PAIF's units at market prices through their brokers during trading days. 

In addition, market professionals may create and redeem in cash through Authorized Participants.

Notes: PAIF's market price on stock exchange may be different from the net asset value per unit of PAIF, and PAIF may be delisted from the stock exchange.