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PMB INVESTMENT ANNOUNCES INCOME DISTRIBUTION FOR ASM SHARIAH INDEX FUND
PMB Investment Berhad (formerly known as ASM Investment Services Berhad) announced a 3.0 sen income distribution for ASM Shariah Index Fund (ASM SIF) for the year ended 15 March 2014. The income represents a yield of 6.2% based on the net asset value (NAV) per unit of the fund at the beginning of its financial year.
ASM SIF registered a total return of 13.7% for the financial year ended 15 March 2014 with its NAV per unit rising to RM0.5529 (cum-income distribution) as at 15 March 2014 from RM0.4862 (ex-income distribution) as at 15 March 2013.
After adjusting for the income distribution, the ex-income distribution NAV per unit for the fund was RM0.5229. All registered ASM SIF unit holders as at 15 March 2014 are entitled to the distribution in the form of cash.
ASM SIF is a passively managed Shariah-compliant equity fund that attempts to match closely its performance with the performance of the FBM Emas Shariah Index with equity exposure of between 80% and 99.5%.
PMB Investment Berhad is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pelaburan MARA Berhad, one of the pioneers in the nation’s unit trust management industry. PMB Investment Berhad is a full-fledged Shariah-compliant fund management company, currently manages 13 Shariah-compliant unit trust funds, apart from one closed-end fund and several other discretionary portfolios.
For more information, please contact :
Head of Marketing
PMB Investment Berhad (formerly known as ASM Investment Services Berhad)
No. 1A, Jalan Lumut
Tel : 03 - 4145 3966
Fax : 03 - 4145 3901
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