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Company Overview of iShares Asia Trust - iShares FTSE A50 China Index ETF

Company Overview

iShares Asia Trust - iShares FTSE A50 China Index ETF is an exchange traded fund launched and managed by BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited. It invests in the public equity markets of China. The fund uses derivative instruments such as CAAPs to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It invests in stocks of large-cap companies. The fund seeks to track the performance of its portfolio against FTSE A50 China Index, by using synthetic representative sampling methodology. The fund was formerly known as iShares Asia Trust - iShares FTSE/Xinhua A50 China Index ETF. iShares Asia Trust - iShares FTSE A50 China Index ETF was formed on December 13, 2003 and is do...

16th Floor

Cheung Kong Center

2 Queen’s Road Central

Hong Kong,  

Hong Kong

Founded in 2003

Key Executives for iShares Asia Trust - iShares FTSE A50 China Index ETF

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iShares Asia Trust - iShares FTSE A50 China Index ETF Key Developments

iShares Asia Trust - iShares FTSE A50 China Index ETF Declares Final Annual Dividend, Payable on December 27, 2013

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited, as manager of iShares Asia Trust, announced that the final distribution of the annual dividend payment of HKD 0.26 per unit of iShares Asia Trust - iShares FTSE A50 China Index ETF. The ex-dividend date is December 16, 2013 and the record date is December 17, 2013. The payable date of the distribution will be December 27, 2013.

iShares Asia Trust - iShares FTSE A50 China Index ETF Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2013

iShares Asia Trust - iShares FTSE A50 China Index ETF reported unaudited earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2013. For the period, total loss was HKD 7,662,766,206 against total income of HKD 2,531,041,710 a year ago. Operating loss was HKD 8,627,639,799 against operating profit of HKD 1,728,355,835 a year ago. Loss before taxation was HKD 8,627,639,799 against profit before taxation of HKD 1,728,199,678 a year ago. Total comprehensive loss was HKD 8,727,966,462 against total comprehensive income of HKD 1,649,646,250 a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was HKD 718,163,860 against net cash generated from operating activities of HKD 125,013,504 a year ago. Net asset value per unit as at June 30, 2013 was HKD 8.82.

iShares Asia Trust - iShares FTSE A50 China Index ETF Reports Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2012

iShares Asia Trust - iShares FTSE A50 China Index ETF reported earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2012. For the year, the fund reported total net income of HKD 7,844,437,190 compared to total net income negative of HKD 6,900,976,493, operating profit of HKD 6,197,455,654 compared to operating loss of HKD 7,974,218,035, profit before taxation of HKD 6,197,278,949 compared to loss before taxation of HKD 7,974,218,035, total comprehensive income of HKD 6,073,496,372 compared to total comprehensive loss of HKD 8,067,091,492 and net cash used in operating activities of HKD 3,307,097,557 compared to net cash generated from operating activities of HKD 459,357,312 for the last year.

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