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PUBLIC SELECT MIXED ASSET CONSERVATIVE FUND (PSMACF)
Fund Objective
To provide income and achieve capital growth over the medium to long-term period primarily through a portfolio allocation across fixed income securities and equities.
3-Year
Fund Volatility
6.6
low
Lipper Analytics
10 Apr 2022
Launch Date
16 October 2014
Performance of PSMACF vs its Benchmark Index Over the Following Periods Ended 29/04/2022
PSMACF (%) Benchmark (%) PSMACF (%) Benchmark (%)
Total Return Annualised Return
-0.25 1.36 -0.25 1.36
20.00 4.50 6.27 1.48
24.11 6.82 4.41 1.33
- - - -
47.89 11.90 5.37 1.51
*Source: Lipper, as at 29 Apr 2022
Performance of PSMACF and Benchmark Index (Since Fund Commencement* to 29/04/2022)
Benchmark: A composite of 35% FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI and 65% 3-month Kuala Lumpur Interbank Offered Rates (KLIBOR)
* Commencement Date - 05 November 2014
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  • Public Select Mixed Asset Conservative Fund (PSMACF or the Fund) is a mixed asset fund that seeks to provide income and achieve capital growth over the medium to long-term period through a diversified portfolio allocation across fixed income securities and equities. Up to 25% of the Fund ’s net asset value (NAV) may be invested in the foreign markets to further diversify the Fund ’s investment opportunities.
  • As at 31 March 2022, 57.9% of PSMACF ’s NAV was invested in fixed income securities while 30.7% and 11.4% of NAV was invested in equities and money market instruments respectively. The Fund ’s equity portfolio focused on sectors such as Financial, Technology, Basic Materials and Communications in the Malaysia and U.S. markets.
  • From its commencement on 5 November 2014 up to 31 March 2022, the Fund registered a total return of +49.34% to outperform its benchmark ’s return of +11.46%. This outperformance was driven by strength in its selected holdings of Technology and Communications stocks on the back of the increased adoption of e-commerce and digital solutions.
  • For the 3-year and 5-year periods ended 31 March 2022, the Fund also registered respective returns of +22.36% and +26.64% to outperform its benchmark ’s respective returns of +4.28% and +7.18%.
  • Going forward, the Fund will look to pursue investment opportunities such as those found within the Technology sector which is underpinned by the rising adoption of 5G, artificial intelligence and autonomous driving. The Fund may also look to invest in the Consumer and tourism-related sectors to capitalise on the recovery in business activities and the rebound in consumer spending amid the easing of lockdown restrictions and the re-opening of international borders globally.


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