Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc. Announces Performance Data And Portfolio Composition

By PR Newswire,  July 30, 2014, 12:21:00 PM EDT


PHILADELPHIA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc.¹ (the "Fund") (NYSE:GCH), a closed-end equity fund, announced today its performance data and portfolio composition as of June 30, 2014. 

The Fund's total returns for various periods through June 30, 2014 are provided below.  (All figures are based on distributions reinvested at the dividend reinvestment price and are stated net-of-fees):    



Cumulative as of 06/30/14

Annualized as of 06/30/14



1 Month

3 Month

YTD

1 Year

3 Years

5 Years

10 Years

NAV

0.4

6.5

2.4

4.1

-1.3

2.7

10.5

Market Price

1.7

8.1

2.9

8.2

-1.5

2.0

10.4

MSCI Golden Dragon

3.2

7.7

4.1

17.8

4.0

9.3

10.4

On June 30, 2014, the Fund's net assets amounted to US$107.6 million and the Fund's NAV per share was $11.70.

As of June 30, 2014, the portfolio was invested as follows:

Portfolio Composition

Percent of

Net Assets

Financials

33.0

Industrials

16.8

Information Technology

13.0

Consumer Discretionary

12.4

Energy

7.9

Telecommunications

6.6

Consumer Staples

5.3

Materials

2.1

Utilities

1.0

Cash

2.0

The Fund's ten largest equity holdings as of June 30, 2014, representing 56.3% of net assets, were:

Stock

Percent of

Net Assets

HSBC Holdings

8.4

Taiwan Semiconductor

8.1

Jardine Strategic

7.9

AIA Group

7.9

MTR Corporation

5.0

Petrochina

4.2

Swire Properties

3.9

Swire Pacific

3.7

CNOOC

3.7

Hang Lung

3.5

Important Information

Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. has prepared this report based on information sources believed to be accurate and reliable.  However, the figures are unaudited and neither the Fund, Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited (the Investment Manager), nor any other person guarantees their accuracy.  Investors should seek their own professional advice and should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before acting on this information. Aberdeen is a U.S. registered service mark of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC.

Closed-end funds are traded on the secondary market through one of the stock exchanges. The Fund's investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor's shares may be worth more or less than the original cost. Shares of closed-end funds may trade above (a premium) or below (a discount) the net asset value (NAV) of the fund's portfolio. There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective.

Total return figures with distributions reinvested at the dividend reinvestment price are stated net-of-fees and represents past performance.  Past performance is not indicative of future results, current performance may be higher or lower.  Holdings are subject to change and are provided for informational purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy or sell the securities shown.  Inception date July 23, 1992.

If you wish to receive this information electronically, please contact: InvestorRelations@aberdeen-asset.com

¹ As of 12/02/2013, Fund name changed from The Greater China Fund, Inc.

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SOURCE Aberdeen Greater China Fund, Inc.



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