Affin Hwang World Series – Japan Growth Fund
Announcement - List of non-business days for year 2021

Country Market Close: Japan
Fund: Affin Hwang World Series – Japan Growth Fund

  • 11 January 2021 (Monday) – Coming of Age Day
  • 11 February 2021 (Thursday) – National Day
  • 23 February 2021 (Tuesday) Emperor’s Birthday
  • 29 April 2021 (Thursday) – Showa Day
  • 03 May 2021 (Monday) – Constitution Day
  • 04 May 2021 (Tuesday) – Greenery Day
  • 05 May 2021 (Wednesday) – Children’s Day
  • 22 July 2021 (Thursday) – Marine Day
  • 23 July 2021 (Friday) – Sports Day
  • 09 August 2021 (Monday) – Mountain Day
  • 20 September 2021 (Monday) – Respect for Aged Day
  • 23 September 2021 (Thursday) – Autumnal Equinox
  • 03 November 2021 (Tuesday) – Culture Day
  • 23 November 2021 (Tuesday) – Workers’ Day
  • 31 December 2021 (Friday) – New Year’s Eve

Source: JPX, Japan Exchange Group, Inc. Updates as of 05 January 2021.

Please note that the country abovementioned will be closed during these dates. As such, all transactions for the Fund that are received on the dates stipulated above will be treated as a transaction for the following business day instead. 

Thank you.


  1. The non-business days listed above only include that of the country market abovementioned. Kindly note that the Fund is also subject to the public holidays in Malaysia.
  2. The non-business days may be subject to change and any changes will be communicated as soon as they occur.
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Managing Director
Teng Chee Wai is the founder of Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad (Affin Hwang AM). Over the past decade, he has built the Company to be the fastest growing and only independent investment management house in Malaysia’s top three, with an excess of RM47 billion in assets under management as at 31 December 2018.​

​In his capacity as Managing Director / Executive Director, Teng manages the overall business and strategic direction as well as the management of the investment team. His hands-on approach sees him actively involved in investments, product development and marketing. Teng’s critical leadership and regular participation in reviewing and assessing strategies and performance has been pivotal in allowing the Company to successfully navigate the economically turbulent decade.

Teng’s investment management experience spans more than 20 years, and his key area of expertise is in managing absolute return mandates for insurance assets and investment-linked funds in both Singapore and Malaysia. Prior to his current appointments, he was the Assistant General Manager (Investment) of Overseas Assurance Corporation (OAC) and was responsible for the investment function of the Group Overseas Assurance Corporation Ltd.​

​Teng began his career in the financial industry as an Investment Manager with NTUC Income, Singapore. He is a Bachelor of Science graduate from the National University of Singapore and has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Studies from City University in London.
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