Historical data, such as is used for calculating this indicator, may not be a reliable indication of the future risk profile of this fund. There is no guarantee that the risk indicator will remain unchanged, it may shift over time. The lowest category of risk does not mean that the investment is riskfree. This fund is in this specific risk category, because of the behaviour of the product during the measuring period. The overall market risk, taking into account past performances and future potential evolution of the markets, associated with stocks and/or financial instruments used to reach the investment objective is considered high.
These financial instruments are impacted by various factors. These include, but are not limited to, the development of the financial market, the economic development of issuers of these financial instruments who are themselves affected by the general world economic situation and the economic and political conditions in each country. The Sub-Fund’s liquidity risk is set to high.
Liquidity risks may arise when a specific underlying investment is difficult to sell. Moreover, currency fluctuation may impact highly the Sub-Fund’s performance. Investments in a specific geographic area are more concentrated than investments in various geographic areas. No guarantee is provided as to the recovery of the initial investment. The fund may invest in China A-shares through Stock Connect, a system facilitating equity investment to the Chinese market. Investments through this system are subject to specific risks, including but not limited to, quota limitations, trading restrictions, recalling of eligible stocks, clearing and settlement risk and regulatory risk. Investors are advised to familiarise themselves with the risks of this system as outlined in the prospectus.