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 bonds 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. Expected credit risk, the risk of failure of the issuers of underlying investments is high. The Sub-Fund’s liquidity risk is set to medium. Liquidity risks may arise when a specific underlying investment is difficult to sell.
Moreover, currency fluctuation may impact highly the Sub-Fund’s performance. No guarantee is provided as to the recovery of the initial investment. Investment in this fund involves an extensive use of derivative instruments which might result in an increase of the importance of losses and gains, which in turn could result in greater fluctuations in the value of the fund. Investments through Bond Connect are subject to specific risks, including but not limited to, trading restrictions, currency risk and regulatory risk. Investors are advised to familiarize themselves with the risks of this market as outlined in the prospectus. Hedging share classes, a method to try to manage specific currency risk, may lead to additional credit risk and to residual market risk depending on the effectiveness of the hedging performed.