Principal FTSE ASEAN 40

General Information

Investment Objective

The investment objective of the Principal FTSE ASEAN 40 is to provide investment results that, before expenses, closely correspond to the performance of the FTSE/ASEAN 40 Index.

Fund Details

How to invest To invest in the Principal FTSE ASEAN 40, simply place an order to buy or sell units during the trading day through a broker or any of the share trading services offered by Singapore banks on the SGX-ST. It is similar to purchasing or selling shares listed on the SGX-ST. All transactions are conducted on willing buyer willing seller basis. 
Fees and charges  Fees and charges payable by investors for trading units in the Principal FTSE ASEAN 40 on the SGX-ST are summarised as follows:
Subscription/ Redemption fee : Nil
Brokerage fee* : Market rates. Investors will bear brokerage fee charged by their stockbrokers.
Clearing fee* : Currently the clearing fee for trading units on the SGX-ST is 0.05 percent of the transaction value, subject to a maximum of S$200 per transaction.

*Subject to goods and service tax ("GST") of 7% (effective 1 July 2007).

Participants

Parties involved in the Principal FTSE ASEAN 40 are:

Manager Principal Asset Management (S) Pte. Ltd.
Trustee DBS Trustee Limited
Custodian State Street Bank and Trust Company
Participating Dealers
  1. Citigroup Global Markets Singapore Securities Pte Ltd
  2. Flow Traders Asia Pte Lt
  3. DBS Vickers Securities (Singapore) Pte Lt
  4. Societe Generale, Singapore Branch
  5. Goldman Sachs Futures Pte Ltd
Designated Market Maker Phillip Securities Pte Ltd.

Key Data

Tracked Index FTSE/ASEAN 40
Listing Date 21 September 2006
Exchange Listing Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX-ST)
Trading Board Lot 100 units
Trading Currencies Primary currency: US dollars (US$); and
Secondary currency: Singapore dollars (S$)
Distribution of Income Annually (if any)
Partial Cash and Partial In-kind Only Creation/Redemption
(Only Participating Dealers)
Minimum 50,000 units (or multiples thereof)
Reuters Code Primary currency counter (US$): CFTS.SI
Secondary currency counter (S$): CFTS-D.SI
Bloomberg Code Primary currency counter (US$): ASEAN SP 
Secondary currency counter (S$): ASEANS SP
ISIN Code SG1T81931787
SGX-ST Counter Name (Stock Code) Primary currency counter (US$): CIMBASEAN40 100US$ (M62)
Secondary currency counter (S$): CIMBASEAN40 100S$D (QS0)