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Posted on 17 Jul 2020

(ETF Discussion) SGX: NikkoAM-STC Asia REIT (SGX: CFA)?

Discuss anything about this ETF and if you would buy or sell this ETF. Do take note that the answers given by our members are just your opinions, so please do your own due diligence before making an investment.


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Lim Qin Da

Lim Qin Da

Level 10. Master

Updated on 23 Jul 2020

NikkoAM-STC Asia REIT ETF is the world’s first Asia ex-Japan REIT ETF, and it tracks the FTSE EPRA Nareit Asia ex Japan Net Total Return REIT Index. Most of the REITs in the ETF are concentrated in Singapore and Hong Kong.

The investment objective of the Fund is to replicate as closely as possible, before expenses, the performance of the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Asia ex Japan Net Total Return REIT Index), or upon the Manager giving three (3) months’ prior written notice to the Trustee and the Holders, such other index that gives, in the opinion of the Manager, the same or substantially similar exposure as the Index.

Information accurate as of 21 July 2020.

Fund Details

Inception Date

  • 29 March 2017

Base Currency

  • SGD

Fund Size

  • SGD 251.32 million (As of July 2020)

Total Expense Ratio

  • 0.60%

Distribution Frequency

  • Quarterly

3-Year Annualised Tracking Error

  • 0.26%


Fund Holdings

The following table shows the top 10 constituents of NikkoAM-StraitsTrading Asia Ex Japan REIT ETF:

Sector Allocation

In terms of REIT industry allocation, retail REITs take up around 34.1% of the ETF, followed by industrial REITs, and office REITs.


The NikkoAM-STC Asia REIT ETF is suitable for

  • Investors looking to gain exposure to Asia’s high-growth property sectors in a single trade

  • Investors who want to invest in REITs with lower capital investment and experience greater liquidity

  • Investors who don’t have time or resources to perform individual stock picking or company research

References were made to NikkoAM-StraitsTrading Asia Ex Japan REIT ETF Fact Sheet. Click here to read more!​​​





Level 7. Genius

Posted on 22 Jul 2020

Did up some charts on this fund for anyone interested to answer some of the following key questions:

  • How has the NAV been trending since inception?

  • How has the fund been performing quarter on quarter since inception?

  • How has the dividend been trending since inception?

  • How has the fund size been growing?

  • What are your probabilities to make/lose money?

  • What are your average (+) and (-) returns?

  • Is your fund outperforming or underperforming the benchmark? (For Actively Managed Funds)

Link: https://dl.orangedox.com/fund-analysis-pdfs

File Name: NIKKOAM ST A E JP REITETF-SG (AXJREIT SP Equity)_updated_220720


2 more comments

Maximilian Günther

23 Jul 2020

Hey there! It would be great if you'd be willing to send me the spreadsheet. I can drop you an email.


24 Jul 2020

Sure, saw your email. Sent.


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