The Greater China Fund, Inc. Announces Performance Data And Portfolio Composition

PHILADELPHIA, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater China Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE: GCH), a closed-end equity fund, announced today its performance data and portfolio composition as of February 28, 2013.

The Fund's total returns for various periods through February 28, 2013 are provided below.  (All figures are based on distributions reinvested at the dividend reinvestment price and are stated net-of-fees): 

Period

Annualized

NAV Total Return %

Annualized

Market Price Total Return %

5-years

-2.2

-0.2

3-years

0.8

2.8

1-year

3.9

10.6

On February 28, 2013, the Fund's net assets amounted to US$112.6 million and the Fund's NAV per share was $13.56.


As of February 28, 2013, the portfolio was invested as follows:

Portfolio Composition

Percent of 
Net Assets

Financials

26.5

Technology

24.5

Communications

9.1

Industrials

8.9

Consumer, Cyclical

8.8

Energy

7.6

Diversified

6.0

Other

5.5

Consumer, Non-Cyclical

3.1

The Fund's ten largest equity holdings as of February 28, 2013, representing 64.3% of net assets, were:

Stock

Percent of

Net Assets

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd.

16.5

HSBC Holdings Public Co., Ltd.

7.3

AIA Group Ltd.

6.9

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

6.3

Swire Properties Ltd.

5.2

Jardine Strategic Holdings Ltd.

5.1

Chinatrust Financial Holding Co., Ltd.

4.7

Asustek Computer Inc.

4.2

China Mobile Ltd.

4.2

CNOOC Ltd.

3.9

 

Important Information

This report has been prepared based on information sources believed to be accurate and reliable.  However, the figures are unaudited and neither the Fund, Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited (the Investment Manager), nor any other person guarantees their accuracy.  Investors should seek their own professional advice and should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before acting on this information. Aberdeen is a U.S. registered service mark of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC.

Closed-end funds are traded on the secondary market through one of the stock exchanges. The Fund's investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor's shares may be worth more or less than the original cost. Shares of closed-end funds may trade above (a premium) or below (a discount) the net asset value (NAV) of the fund's portfolio. There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

Total return figures with distributions reinvested at the dividend reinvestment price are stated net-of-fees and represents past performance.  Past performance is not indicative of future results, current performance may be higher or lower.  Holdings are subject to change and are provided for informational purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy or sell the securities shown.  Inception date July 21, 1992.

If you wish to receive this information electronically, please contact: InvestorRelations@aberdeen-asset.com

SOURCE The Greater China Fund, Inc.

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