Friday, August 8, 2014

Philippine Index Funds Part 2: Philequity and First Metro

Let's continue our review of index funds.  If you missed it you can check out Part 1.

This post features Philequity and First Metro.  First up is Philequity:

PSE Index Fund
Fund Type: Mutual Fund
Index Tracked: Philippine Stock Exchange Index
Minimum Initial Investment: P200000
Minimum Transaction: P50000
Redemption Fee:2% in the first year, 1.5% in the second year
Annual Fee:1.5%
Tracking Error:  No data

Steep investment requirements, high fees.  Not very attractive.

Next is First Metro.  This fund was actually covered in a previous post so I'll just put a summary below.

First Metro ETF
Fund Type: ETF
Index Tracked: Philippine Stock Exchange Index
Minimum Initial Investment: (Multiple of 10 shares) x NAVPU (P111.00 as of 8/8/2014)
Minimum Transaction: Same as above
Transaction Fees: Broker/trading platform dependent
Annual Fee:  < 2%
Tracking Error:  0.05%

That's it for this post.


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  2. Hi. What about PNB Enhanced Phil Index Reference Fund? No an index fund?

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