Affin Hwang AM Declares Income Distribution of RM203 mil for 24 Funds

KUALA LUMPUR – Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad (“Affin Hwang AM” or “the Company”) has declared a total of RM203.07 million distributions for 24 funds. The income distributions were distributed across the Company’s retail and wholesale funds.

The income distributions are shown in the table below:

No. Fund Income Distribution Registered as at
RETAIL SHARIAH-COMPLIANT FUND
1. Affin Hwang Aiiman Select Income Fund (“ASIF”) 1.5000 sen or RM0.015 per Unit 11 December 2017
2. Affin Hwang Aiiman Income Plus Fund (“AIPF”) 0.7700 sen or RM0.0077 per Unit 11 December 2017
RETAIL CONVENTIONAL FUND
3. Affin Hwang Bond Fund (“AHBF”) 1.5000 sen or RM0.015 per Unit 11 December 2017
  4. Affin Hwang Select Asia Pacific (ex Japan) REITs and Infrastructure Fund (“SAPRIF”) 2.0000 sen or RM0.020 per Unit 11 December 2017
5. Affin Hwang Select AUD Income Fund (AUD Class) (“SAUDIF”) 0.5000 cent or AUD0.005 per Unit 11 December 2017
Affin Hwang Select AUD Income Fund (MYR Class) (“SAUDIF”) 1.0000 sen or RM0.010 per Unit 11 December 2017
6. Affin Hwang Select Balanced Fund (“SBalF”) 2.0000 sen or RM0.020 per Unit 11 December 2017
7. Affin Hwang Select Bond Fund (MYR Class) (“SBoF”) 1.5000 sen or RM0.015 per Unit 11 December 2017
Affin Hwang Select Bond Fund (USD Class) (“SBoF”) 0.4000 cent or USD0.004 per Unit 11 December 2017
8. Affin Hwang Select Income Fund (“SIF”) 1.5000 sen or RM0.015 per Unit 11 December 2017
9. Affin Hwang Select Asia Pacific (ex Japan) Balanced Fund (“SAPBalF”) 1.0000 sen or RM0.010 per Unit 11 December 2017
10. Affin Hwang Select Dividend Fund (“SDF”) 2.0000 sen or RM0.020 per Unit 11 December 2017
11. Affin Hwang Select SGD Income Fund (MYR Class) (“SSGDIF”) 1.2500 sen or RM0.0125 per Unit 11 December 2017
Affin Hwang Select SGD Income Fund (SGD Class) (“SSGDIF”) 1.0000 cent or SGD0.0100 per Unit 11 December 2017
12. Affin Hwang Select Asia (ex Japan) Quantum Fund (“SAQF”) 5.0000 sen or RM0.0500 per Unit 11 December 2017
WHOLESALE CONVENTIONAL FUND
13. Affin Hwang World Series – Global Income Fund (AUD Hedged-class) (“WS-GIF”) 0.2500 cent or AUD0.0025 per Unit 11 December 2017
Affin Hwang World Series – Global Income Fund (GBP Hedged-class) (“WS-GIF”) 0.2500 cent or GBP0.0025 per Unit 11 December 2017
Affin Hwang World Series – Global Income Fund (RM Class) (“WS-GIF”) 0.2500 sen or RM0.0025 per Unit 11 December 2017
Affin Hwang World Series – Global Income Fund (SGD Hedged-class) (“WS-GIF”) 0.2500 cent or SGD0.0025 per Unit 11 December 2017
Affin Hwang World Series – Global Income Fund (USD Class) (“WS-GIF”) 0.2500 cent or USD0.0025 per Unit 11 December 2017
Affin Hwang World Series – Global Income Fund (RM Hedged-class) (“WS-GIF”) 0.2500 sen or RM0.0025 per Unit 11 December 2017
14. Affin Hwang Asia Bond Fund (“AHABF”) 1.5000 sen or RM0.015 per Unit 11 December 2017
15. Affin Hwang World Series – Dividend Value Fund (AUD Class) (“WS-DVF”) 0.5000 cent or AUD0.005 per Unit 11 December 2017
Affin Hwang World Series – Dividend Value Fund (RM Class) (“WS-DVF”) 0.5000 sen or RM0.005 per Unit 11 December 2017
Affin Hwang World Series – Dividend Value Fund (SGD Class) (“WS-DVF”) 0.5000 cent or SGD0.005 per Unit 11 December 2017
Affin Hwang World Series – Dividend Value Fund (USD Class) (“WS-DVF”) 0.5000 cent or USD0.005 per Unit 11 December 2017
16. Affin Hwang World Series – US Short Duration High Income Fund (AUD Hedged-class) (“USSDHIF”) 0.2500 cent or AUD0.0025 per Unit 11 December 2017
  Affin Hwang World Series – US Short Duration High Income Fund (GBP Hedged-class) (“USSDHIF”) 0.2500 cent or GBP0.0025 per Unit 11 December 2017
Affin Hwang World Series – US Short Duration High Income Fund (RM Class) (“USSDHIF”) 0.2500 sen or RM0.0025 per Unit 11 December 2017
Affin Hwang World Series – US Short Duration High Income Fund (SGD Hedged-class) (“USSDHIF”) 0.2500 cent or SGD0.0025 per Unit 11 December 2017
Affin Hwang World Series – US Short Duration High Income Fund (USD Class) (“USSDHIF”) 0.2500 cent or USD0.0025 per Unit 11 December 2017
Affin Hwang World Series – US Short Duration High Income Fund (RM Hedged-class) (“USSDHIF”) 0.2500 sen or RM0.0025 per Unit 11 December 2017
17. Affin Hwang Wholesale Equity Fund (“WEF”) 0.5000 sen or RM0.005 per Unit 11 December 2017
18. Affin Hwang Wholesale Income Fund (“WIF”) 0.6500 sen or RM0.0065 per Unit 11 December 2017
19. Affin Hwang Structured Income Fund 9 (StrIF 9”) 1.4003 sen or RM0.014003 per Unit 19 December 2017
20. Affin Hwang Flexi Fund 1 (“FF 1”) 5.0000 sen or RM0.0500 per Unit 19 December 2017
21. Affin Hwang Income Fund 1 (“IF 1”) 0.8500 sen or RM0.0085 per Unit 19 December 2017
22. Affin Hwang Wholesale Corporate Bond Fund (“WCBF”) 0.8675 sen or RM0.008675 per Unit 19 December 2017
23. Affin Hwang Wholesale Government Bond Fund (“WGBF”) 0.8265 sen or RM0.008265 per Unit 19 December 2017
24. Affin Hwang World Series – Asian Bond Fund (“WS-ABF”) 3.5000 sen or RM0.0350 per Unit 19 December 2017

Unit Holders for the funds mentioned above who are registered as at the respective dates are eligible to receive the income allotment.

Chan Ai Mei, Chief Marketing & Distribution Officer of Affin Hwang AM said, “True to our investment philosophy, we are delighted to continue upholding our commitment to deliver absolute return performance to our investors, irrespective of market conditions. With this latest round of income distribution, our total payout for 2017 amounted to RM402.10 million, which reaffirms our commitment to deliver outperformance, despite volatility seen in markets.”

On outlook for 2018, Ai Mei adds, “Against a backdrop of synchronised economic expansion, we expect a continuation of developments for 2018, with growth now seen broadening-out across countries and sectors, although gradual pullbacks in liquidity are expected due to monetary policy tightening. Investors should remain diversified across different sectors, geographies, currencies and asset-classes in building a resilient portfolio to weather these developments in 2018, where constant change and market flux will continue to envelop markets.”

– End of Press Release –

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