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Fund Price: $13.44 (as at January 17, 2018)  1-day chg: $.1143 0.86%  YTD: 3.97%

Returns as at December 31, 2017

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 0.28% 1.42% 0.80%
3 Months 6.99% 7.01% 7.70%
6 Months 11.28% 11.72% 12.05%
1 Year 26.21% 28.57% 28.70%
2 Year Avg 17.99% 17.20% 17.76%
3 Year Avg 9.56% 9.53% 12.41%
4 Year Avg - 7.90% 11.62%
5 Year Avg - 6.37% 10.04%
10 Year Avg - 1.36% 4.49%
15 Year Avg - 8.99% 10.96%
20 Year Avg - 4.78% 7.38%
Since Inception 8.50% - -
 
2017 26.21% 28.57% 28.70%
2016 10.30% 7.34% 7.74%
2015 -5.53% -3.83% 2.42%
 
3 year risk 12.45 13.37 12.96
3 year beta 0.94 0.87 1.00

*MSCI Emerging Markets Free ($ Cdn)

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the MSCI Emerging Markets Free ($ Cdn).

Risk Measures as at December 31, 2017

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Feb 17): 31.10 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Feb 16): -21.77 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Volatility meter (Based on 3 year standard deviation from GlobeInvestor.com)
Low VOLATILITY METER: 12 High

Fund Objectives

To provide long-term total returns consisting of dividend income and capital growth. The Fund may achieve its investment objective by investing either directly in securities of issuers or indirectly through one or more underlying funds. The Fund currently invests substantially all of its assets in the RBC Emerging Markets Dividend Fund but may invest in a substantially similar underlying fund or in securities, in the future.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: RBC Life Insurance Company
Managed by: RBC Global Asset Management Inc.
Fund Type: Seg
Inception Date: November 2014
Asset Class: Emerging Markets Equity
Quartile Rank: 3 (3YR ending December 31, 2017)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.95%
Management Fee: 2.20%
Load Type: No Load
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
-
Subsequent:
-
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
-
Subsequent RRSP:
-
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation September 30, 2017

Equity Sector Weightings September 30, 2017

Fund Geography September 30, 2017

Top Holdings as at September 30, 2017

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at January 17, 2018
1 Year Performance (%)
- Samsung Electronics Co. Electrical & Electronic South Korea Stock 5.03   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- China Construction Bank Corp Ord - - Stock 3.8   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
TSM-N Taiwan Semiconductor Electrical & Electronic Taiwan Stock 3.53   45.61 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Industrial And Commercial Bank of China - United States Stock 2.6   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Sk Hynix Inc Ord - United States Stock 2.15   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- LG Chemicals Ltd Other South Korea Stock 1.73   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
- Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Electrical & Electronic Taiwan Stock 1.69   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Portfolio Manager(s)

Jane Lesslie

RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Start Date: November, 2014

Fund Return: 10.64%

Also manages:RBC Emerging Mkts Bond A, RBC Emerging Mkts Bond F USD, RBC Emerging Mkts Bond O (USD)

View fund manager performance report