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PUBLIC ISLAMIC BOND FUND (PIBOND)
Fund Objective
To provide annual income to investors through investment in Islamic debt securities.
3-Year
Fund Volatility
3.1
very low
Lipper Analytics
10 Sep 2020
Launch Date
15 August 2001
Performance of PIBOND vs its Benchmark Index Over the Following Periods Ended 30/09/2020
PIBOND (%) Benchmark (%) PIBOND (%) Benchmark (%)
Total Return Annualised Return
5.47 3.04 5.47 3.04
20.17 10.35 6.31 3.33
33.26 17.64 5.90 3.30
67.00 37.22 5.26 3.21
193.62 85.43 5.81 3.29
*Source: Lipper, as at 30 Sep 2020
Performance of PIBOND and Benchmark Index (Since Fund Commencement* to 30/09/2020)
Benchmark: 12-month General Investment Account (GIA) Rates
* Commencement Date - 04 September 2001


  • For the 12 months ended 30 September 2020, Public Islamic Bond Fund (PI BOND or the Fund) registered a return of +5.47% and outperformed its benchmark’s return of +3.04% over the same period. Over the medium- to long-term period of 3 years, 5 years and 10 years, the Fund generated respective returns of +20.17%, +33.26% and +67.00% which outperformed its benchmark’s respective returns of +10.35%, +17.64% and +37.22%.
  • Since commencement on 4 September 2001 (being the last day of the initial offer period), PI BOND registered a total return of +193.62% and outperformed its benchmark’s return of +85.43%.
  • As at 30 September 2020, 94.7% of PI BOND’s Net Asset Value (NAV) was invested in a diversified portfolio of corporate sukuk and government debt securities, while the remaining 5.3% was invested in Islamic liquid assets.
  • PI BOND will maintain its strategy of investing in a diversified portfolio of sukuk which have strong credit fundamentals as well as government debt securities.


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