With strong GDP growth, a stable macroeconomic environment, increasing exports, and record levels of foreign direct investment, it is easy to see why Vietnam is considered among the world’s most exciting markets. Half of the population of 95 million is under age 35, and an expanding middle class has created a compelling domestic consumption story that has attracted the attention of companies from around the globe.
VOF gives investors access to a range of carefully selected investments in the listed and private companies that are participating in, benefitting from, and driving the sustainable growth Vietnam is experiencing today.
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January 2020: Coronavirus infects the market
The outbreak of the coronavirus came during the celebration of the Lunar New Year, and when the Vietnamese stock market re-opened for trading on 30 January, had an immediate and negative impact. During the last two days of the month, the VN Index fell 5.7% with stocks falling across the board, although some sectors – namely aviation and related services – were more affected than others. For the full month of January, the VN Index fell 2.7%. The fund’s NAV per share fell 3.2% (USD terms) for the month, slightly more than the decline of the VN-Index…