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PUBLIC SINGAPORE EQUITY FUND (PSGEF)
Fund Objective
To achieve capital growth over the medium to long-term period by investing in a portfolio of investments primarily in the Singapore market.
3-Year
Fund Volatility
12.0
very high
Lipper Analytics
11 Feb 2020
Launch Date
07 June 2011
Performance of PSGEF vs its Benchmark Index Over the Following Periods Ended 28/02/2020
PSGEF (%) Benchmark (%) PSGEF (%) Benchmark (%)
Total Return Annualised Return
4.01 -3.18 4.01 -3.18
2.93 -4.17 0.97 -1.41
19.10 2.97 3.55 0.59
- - - -
49.29 23.77 4.72 2.49
Performance of PSGEF and Benchmark Index (Since Fund Commencement* to 28/02/2020)
Benchmark: FTSE Singapore Straits Times Index (Prior 30 April 2016), MSCI Singapore Index (w.e.f. 30 April 2016)
* Commencement Date - 27 June 2011
  • For the 12 months ended 28 February 2020, Public Singapore Equity Fund (PSGEF or the Fund) registered a return of +4.01% and outperformed its benchmark’s return of -3.18% over the same period. Over the medium to longer-term period of 3 years and 5 years, the Fund generated respective returns of +2.93% and +19.10% which outperformed its benchmark’s respective returns of -4.17% and +2.97%.
  • From its commencement on 27 June 2011 (being the last day of the initial offer period) to 28 February 2020, the Fund registered a total return of +49.29% and outperformed its benchmark’s return of +23.77%.
  • Since its launch, the Fund has focused its investments on a diversified portfolio of blue chip stocks, index stocks and growth stocks listed primarily on the Singapore market which offer capital growth over the medium to long-term period. As at 28 February 2020, the Fund was invested in sectors such as Financial, Communications, Technology, Industrial and Consumer.
  • As at 28 February 2020, 90.93% of PSGEF’s net asset value (NAV) was invested in equities while 9.07% of the Fund’s NAV was invested in money market instruments. The Fund will maintain its strategy of identifying stocks with promising growth prospects and solid fundamentals listed primarily on the Singapore market.