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Key Risk

Key Risk

 The key risks associated with investment in the Fund/Sub-Fund(s) is summarised below. The Sub-Fund(s) invests predominantly in India and investments in India should be considered only as part of a diversified overall portfolio of assets. Potential subscribers must refer to the Prospectus for the detailed risks associated with investment in the Fund before investing.

  • Country risk: The Sub-Fund(s) shall be subject to the geographical, political, economic and social issues specific to India.
  • Currency risk: The Sub-Fund(s) is subject to fluctuation in exchange rate as the underlying assets are held in Indian Rupees while the base currency is US Dollar. Further certain share classes under the Sub-Fund(s) may be denominated in Euro/Pound Sterling and will be impacted by their currency fluctuations in US Dollar.
  • Volatility risk: The Indian stock markets are more volatile than the stock markets of the developed economies of Western Europe and North America.
  • Tax risk: Tax treatment of foreign investments in India may be varied by the Indian Government without notice.
  • Regulatory risk: The Sub-Fund(s) may be restricted from investing in certain sectors or companies, or be subject to investment limits
  • Liquidity risk: The Sub-Fund(s) may invest in companies where market liquidity is thin.
  • Performance risk: Past investment performance should not be viewed as a guide to, or indicator of, future performance and the value of investments and the income derived from them can go down as well as up.
  • Capital risk: All or some of the capital investment may be lost.