An update from manager Hugh Young

In this podcast we are joined by Hugh Young, manager of Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus PLC. He gives an update on the Trust's performance over the last six months and considers which have been the most influential factors in Asian markets over the time period. He also discusses the market outlook for the next 12 months.

Recorded on 3 November 2021.

Discrete performance (%)

Share Price42.4(2.5)7.2(0.1)11.5
Diluted NAV34.6(1.6)5.41.610.0
MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan12.
MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan Small Cap33.56.6(0.6)3.28.7

Total return; NAV to NAV, net income reinvested, GBP. Share price total return is on a mid-to-mid basis. Dividend calculations are to reinvest as at the ex-dividend date. NAV returns based on NAVs with debt valued at fair value. Source: Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited and Morningstar. Past performance is not a guide to future results.

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