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Value China ETF, Value China A-Share ETF, Value Japan ETF, Value Korea ETF and Value Taiwan ETF

  • Value China ETF, Value China A-Share ETF, Value Japan ETF, Value Korea ETF and Value Taiwan ETF (collectively the “Funds”) are index-tracking funds listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“SEHK”) which aim to provide investment results that closely correspond to the performance of the FTSE Value-Stocks China Index, FTSE Value-Stocks China A-Share Index, FTSE Value-Stocks Japan Index, FTSE Value-Stocks Korea Index and FTSE Value-Stocks Taiwan Index respectively.
  • Value China ETF, Value China A-Share ETF, Value Korea ETF and Value Taiwan ETF are subject to emerging market risks. Generally, investments in emerging markets are subject to a greater risk of loss than investments in a developed market due to greater political, economic, taxation and regulatory uncertainty and risks linked to volatility and market liquidity etc.
  • Each of the Funds is also subject to concentration risk as a result of investing only in a single geographical region. Adverse developments in such regions may affect the value of the underlying securities in which the Funds invest.
  • An affiliated company of the Manager and Sub-Manager of the Funds assists with the compilation of the Index and accordingly potential conflicts of interests may arise.
  • Prices on the SEHK are based on secondary market trading factors and may deviate significantly from the net asset value of the Funds.
  • You should not make investment decision on the basis of this website alone. Please read the prospectus for details and risk factors.
  • The Fund/ the investment manager may at its discretion pay dividend out of gross income while charging/ paying all or part of the Fund’s fees and expenses to/ out of the capital of the Fund, resulting in an increase in distributable income for the payment of dividends by the Fund and therefore, the Fund may effectively pay dividend out of capital.
  • Payment of dividends out of capital amounts to a return or withdrawal of part of an investor’s original investment or from any capital gains attributable to that original investment.
  • Any distributions involving payment of dividends out of the fund’s capital or payment of dividends effectively out of the fund’s capital (as the case may be) may result in an immediate reduction of the net asset value per share/unit.

Value Gold ETF

  • Value Gold ETF (the “Fund”) is a fund listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“SEHK”), which aims to provide investment results that closely correspond to the morning (London time) fixing price of gold per troy ounce in US dollars, published by the London Bullion Market Association.
  • The Fund has dual counter traded Units which are traded and settled in both RMB and HKD. The SEHK’s dual counter model in Hong Kong is relatively new and relatively untested nature of the dual counter for exchange traded fund may bring additional risks for investing in the Fund. Investors without RMB accounts may buy and sell HKD traded Units only.
  • Prices on the SEHK are based on secondary market trading factors and may deviate significantly from the net asset value of the Fund.
  • The Fund is a “physical ETF”, meaning that it holds actual gold. As a commodity ETF, it is more susceptible to risks associated with global economic, market or political occurrences than more diversified mutual funds or unit trusts. The value of the Fund can be extremely volatile and could go down substantially within a short period of time. It is possible that the entire value of your investment could be lost.
  • As the Fund is a “physical ETF”, the safekeeping and custody of gold and quality of gold held by the Fund are key considerations which investors must consider.
  • RMB is not a freely convertible currency as it is subject to foreign exchange control policies of the PRC government. Any PRC government’s policies on exchange control and repatriation restrictions are subject to change and may reduce the liquidity of the Fund. Further, any devaluation of the RMB could adversely affect the value of investors’ investments in the Fund. Investors whose base currency is not the RMB may be adversely affected by changes in the exchange rates of the RMB. If investors wish or intend to convert the redemption proceeds paid by the Fund or sale proceeds into a different currency, they are subject to the relevant foreign exchange risk and may incur loss from such conversion as well as associated fees and charges.
  • You should not make investment decisions on the basis of this website alone. Please read the prospectus for details and risk factors.

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Investment involves risk. The price of units may go down as well as up and past performance is not indicative of future results. Investors should read the prospectus for details and risk factors in particular those associated with investment in emerging markets and the arrangement in the event that the Fund is delisted. The Fund’s prospectus is available and may be obtained from website. Investors should also note that the Fund is different from typical investment funds, in particular, units in the Fund may only be created or redeemed directly by a participating dealer in large unit sizes. Website has not been reviewed by the Securities and Futures Commission. Issuer: Sensible Asset Management Hong Kong Limited.


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  • What are ETFs?

    Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are funds that track indices. When investors buy shares of an ETF, they are buying shares of a portfolio that seeks to replicate the performance of its underlying index. ETFs offer investors a basket of assets just like mutual funds but they trade like stocks on a stock exchange. The combined features of mutual funds of stocks make ETFs a diversified, transparent, low-cost and liquid investment tool that can serve various investment purposes:

    • active trading
    • buy and hold investing
    • core-satelite investing
    • diversification
    • hedging
  • What are the benefits of using ETFs?


    Cost efficiency

    ETFs enjoy lower cost than mutual funds because their nature of tracking an index incurs fewer administrative costs and management costs. Comparing an ETF and an actively managed fund that both invest in the same asset class and market, the cost of investing in the ETF is generally lower.

    Diversification

    ETFs are highly diversified investment vehicles that are made up of a broad portfolio of individual securities. They offer investors access to a wide range of asset classes or markets, including those that may not be easily available to individual investors because of high entry or regulatory requirement.

    Flexibility

    ETFs trade like stocks in stock market. Investors can buy or sell ETF shares at any time during a trading day and ETFs are priced continuously during trading hours. In addition, investors can purchase ETF shares on margin or short sell ETF shares.

    Low manager risk

    ETFs virtually eliminate the exposure to manager risks as they are passive funds that track market or rule-based index.

    Transparency

    ETFs are highly transparent as they often disclose underlying holdings of their portfolios on a daily basis. In most cases, such information is available on public, free websites.

  • How to buy and sell ETFs?

    ETF transactions take place in both primary and secondary markets. In most cases, institutional investors create and redeem ETF creation units at net asset value in primary market while individual or retail investors trade ETF shares at market price in secondary market.

    (i) Primary market

    ETF shares are created in primary market before secondary trading commences on stock exchanges. In general, only certain parties can take part in primary market activities and they include ETF sponsors (fund managers such as Value Partners), participating dealers (“PD”) (institutional investors that are authorized to create and redeem ETF creation units) and market makers (which provide liquidity).

    In the creation mechanism, a PD will apply to the ETF sponsor to create a creation unit, which is typically 50,000 ETF shares or more. After completing the direct purchase from the ETF sponsor, the PD will have an inventory of ETF shares that can be sold in the secondary market. The redemption process works in reverse.

    (ii) Secondary market

    After ETF shares are created by PDs in the primary market, they can then be sold to individual investors in the secondary market, i.e. the stock exchange. Individual investors can buy and sell ETF shares at market price during trading hours of a stock exchange.

  • How are ETFs priced?

    To understand the pricing mechanism of ETFs, it is essential to different between market price of an ETF share and net asset value (“NAV”) per share. Market price is the trading price of an ETF share in the secondary market (i.e. the stock exchange). This is a real-time price determined by trading activity on the stock exchange. For instance, the closing market price of an ETF is the price at which ETF shares were last traded during trading hours. Among the various factors influencing an ETF’s market price, the major ones include price movement of the underlying securities, exchange rate movements and investors’ demand for the ETF.

    Meanwhile, NAV per share is the weighted-average price of an ETF’s underlying securities, deducting fees and expenses of an ETF and then divided by the outstanding number of ETF shares. NAV per share is typically calculated and published after market closes on a daily basis.

    Market price of an ETF is usually similar to its net asset value (NAV) per share. If market price is higher than NAV per share, the ETF is trading at a premium. On the contrary, the ETF is trading at a discount. Premium or discount arises when an ETF’s underlying assets trade at different hours than the stock exchange (e.g. commodities). If the underlying assets trade infrequently, such as bonds, this could also lead to the gap between market price and NAV per value.

  • What is ETF liquidity?

    ETFs are generally perceived as more liquid than mutual funds. However, liquidity of ETFs varies because it is composed of different sources including on-screen liquidity, hidden liquidity and underlying liquidity.

    On-screen liquidity

    This is the most visible source of ETF liquidity as it refers to the trading activity of an ETF in the secondary market. In general, on-screen liquidity is mainly determined by the volume of shares traded. Most investors look at the 30-day or 60-day average daily trading volume to estimate such liquidity while some may evaluate the bid/ask spread. Yet, low trading volume doesn’t necessarily mean low liquidity as the secondary markets do not reflect all sources of potential liquidity.

    Hidden liquidity

    In addition to trading volume in the secondary market, the creation and redemption of ETF units by market makers in the primary market will also move ETF liquidity. Market makers, for example, could boost ETF liquidity by selling its ETF inventory shares on hand. As activities in the primary market are generally hidden from the public, this type of liquidity is called “hidden liquidity”.

    Underlying liquidity

    Another source of ETF liquidity comes from the underlying securities of ETFs. If the underlying securities held by an ETF are more liquid, the ETF is likely to be more liquid.

  • How are ETFs compared with mutual funds?

    ETF Hong Kong Retail Fund
    Pricing Continuous intra-day pricing on secondary market One quote per valuation day after market close
    Liquidity Depend on trading volume and underlying securities Depend on dealing frequency and terms
    Transparency Daily holding disclosure Full holding disclosure only mandatory in annual report
    Fee Relatively low Varies
    Short-selling Yes No
    Limit order Yes No

Investment involves risk. The price of units may go down as well as up and past performance is not indicative of future results. Investors should read the prospectus for details and risk factors in particular those associated with investment in emerging markets and the arrangement in the event that the Fund is delisted. The Fund’s prospectus is available and may be obtained from website. Investors should also note that the Fund is different from typical investment funds, in particular, units in the Fund may only be created or redeemed directly by a participating dealer in large unit sizes. Website has not been reviewed by the Securities and Futures Commission. Issuer: Sensible Asset Management Hong Kong Limited.

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