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American Funds New Perspective Fund;A

Ranked 19 out of 32 in Global Large-Cap Growth over 12 months

All calculations are in USD unless stated

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital with future income as a secondary objective. The Fund seeks to take advantage of investment opportunities generated by changes in international trade patterns and economic and political relationships by investing in common stocks of companies located around the world.

sector performance

Global Large-Cap Growth
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Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 2.1% 2.3%
2017 28.9% 9.5% 6.8% 5.4% 4.6%
2016 1.9% -2.5% 0.8% 5.7% -1.9%
2015 5.3% 4.7% 0.8% -6.5% 6.8%
2014 3.2% 0.3% 3.1% -1.9% 1.7%
2013 26.8% 6.2% 1.6% 8.3% 8.5%
2012 20.8% 13.7% -4.2% 6.4% 4.1%
2011 -7.6% 4.1% 0.2% -16.7% 6.3%
2010 12.8% 2.4% -11.4% 14.1% 8.9%
2009 37.4% -7.2% 18.4% 18.6% 5.4%
2008 -37.8% -7.3% -1.8% -14.8% -19.8%
2007 16.0% 1.7% 8.5% 5.1% 0.0%
2006 19.9% 5.8% 0.4% 4.4% 8.1%
2005 11.3% -2.2% 0.2% 8.7% 4.5%
2004 14.3% 3.2% -0.3% -1.2% 12.3%
2003 36.8% -8.2% 20.0% 7.4% 15.7%
2002 -16.1% 2.1% -8.9% -18.3% 10.4%
2001 -8.3% -7.1% 4.4% -15.0% 11.3%
2000 -7.2% 6.7% -1.5% -7.3% -4.8%
1999 40.1% 6.0% 6.9% 1.2% 22.2%
1998 28.5% 15.4% 2.6% -10.2% 20.7%
1997 15.0% 2.9% 12.0% 5.0% -4.9%
1996 17.3% 4.9% 2.1% 1.9% 7.5%
1995 20.4% 4.2% 9.0% 4.6% 1.4%
1994 3.0% -1.7% -0.6% 5.6% -0.1%
1993 27.0% 4.3% 2.0% 9.2% 9.2%
1992 4.0% 0.4% 3.4% -1.6% 1.8%
1991 22.6% 10.6% -2.7% 7.8% 5.8%
1990 -2.1% -0.7% 7.4% -14.0% 6.8%
1989 25.9% 4.0% 4.8% 11.3% 3.8%
1988 10.4% 3.9% 2.9% -2.2% 5.5%
1987 13.5% 17.8% 6.7% 10.2% -18.0%
1986 27.2% 11.5% 2.7% 2.4% 8.4%
1985 34.3% 4.4% 5.0% 3.5% 18.3%
1984 0.0% 0.9% -8.2% 6.2% 1.6%
1983 23.5% 7.4% 9.7% 2.3% 2.6%
1982 22.3% -6.5% 2.0% 6.6% 20.3%
1981 2.8% 2.4% 1.3% -6.7% 6.2%
1980 25.5% -5.4% 10.9% 13.8% 5.1%
1979 26.8% 7.3% 2.2% 11.7% 3.6%
1978 23.3% 2.2% 12.2% 13.5% -5.2%
1977 1.7% -3.8% 4.8% -1.1% 2.0%
1976 16.1% 16.2% 2.1% -4.8% 2.8%
1975 41.6% 25.2% 18.4% -8.7% 4.6%
1974 -19.3% 0.0% -7.2% -19.2% 7.6%
1973 -4.6% 9.5% -0.7%

Returns Vs Risk

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in USD).

Registered For Sale In

  1. United States

Fund Info

  • Launch date13/03/1973
  • Share Class size44,058Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISINUS6480181097

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment250
  • Min. regular additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management0.38%
  • Initial investment0