Welcome to The Asia Pacific Fund, Inc.'s website. Our purpose is to provide you with general information and keep you updated on recent developments regarding the Fund.
Launched in May 1987, The Asia Pacific Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "APB." Its holdings consist of investments in equity securities of companies in the Asia Pacific region. Included in this website are the Fund's net asset value and daily closing prices, shareholder reports, press releases and monthly fact sheets. It also provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Fund. This site is updated on a regular basis. The Fund is managed by *Value Partners Hong Kong Limited (“Value Partners”).
* Value Partners started managing the Fund effective October 1st, 2013. Prior to this date, the portfolio was managed by another firm.
March 1st, 2014
As has been the case since 2009, monetary policy in Asia continues to focus on positive balance sheets and shy away from incumbencies of large, long term debt that has wreaked the world economy.
November 13th, 2013
With the U.S. Federal Reserve delaying changes to reduce its bond purchase programme, the low-rate environment is unlikely to change for some time.