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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June 2019: President Trump targets Vietnam, while MSCI disappoints
With investors anticpating a positive outcome from the Trump-Xi meeting at the G20 gathering held in Japan at the end of the month, markets around the world increased in June with Emerging Markets (+5.7%) and S&P 500 (+6.9%) making significant gains, though the same can not be said for Vietnam where the VN Index declined by 0.6%. Meanwhile, the fund’s NAV per share reported a gain of 0.6% in USD terms.