Featured Fund

Fund Objective
To achieve capital growth over the medium to long-term period by investing in a portfolio of investments comprising small and medium-sized companies in terms of market capitalisation from diversified economic sectors.
Fund Volatility
Lipper Analytics
10 Aug 2023
Launch Date
22 July 2015
Performance of PSTEF vs its Benchmark Index Over the Following Periods Ended 30/08/2023
PSTEF (%) Benchmark (%) PSTEF (%) Benchmark (%)
Total Return Annualised Return
7.19 11.42 7.19 11.42
10.47 2.11 3.37 0.70
31.95 0.45 5.70 0.09
- - - -
61.96 18.40 6.17 2.12
*Source: Lipper, as at 30 Aug 2023
Performance of PSTEF and Benchmark Index (Since Fund Commencement* to 30/08/2023)
Benchmark: A composite of 70% FTSE Bursa Malaysia Mid 70 Index, 20% FTSE Bursa Malaysia Small Cap Index and 10% 3-Month Kuala Lumpur Interbank Offered Rate (KLIBOR)
* Commencement Date - 11 August 2015

  • Public Select Treasures Equity Fund (PSTEF or the Fund) invests in mid- and small-capitalisation equities primarily in the domestic market, and may invest up to 25% of its net asset value (NAV) in foreign markets to tap into broader investment opportunities overseas.
  • As at 30 August 2023, 93.7% of PSTEF’s NAV was invested in equities while 6.3% of its NAV was invested in money market instruments. The Fund focused on sectors such as industrial, financial, technology and consumer in the domestic and foreign markets.
  • From its commencement on 11 August 2015 to 30 August 2023, the Fund registered a total return of +61.96% to outperform its benchmark’s return of +18.40% over the same period. This outperformance was led by the Fund’s selected holdings of industrial and technology stocks which benefitted from the recovery in industrial production post the re-opening of global economies as well as the continued electronification of products and services.
  • For the 3-year and 5-year periods ended 30 August 2023, the Fund also registered respective returns of +10.47% and +31.95% to outperform its benchmark’s respective returns of +2.11% and +0.45%.
  • Going forward, the Fund will continue to focus its investments on sectors in the domestic and foreign markets such as technology and consumer which offer long-term growth prospects.

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