Logo ASW2020The widely-queued-for fund from Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad will stopped transaction from 26th Aug to 1st September 2008 for the calculation of their newly declared 7 sen dividend.

Also, upon calling up the helpdesk at ASNB, the staff confirmed that there’ll be no new units open for subscription this time around.

All unitholders for ASW2020 might want to check your new account balance soon!

KUALA LUMPUR – Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB), a wholly owned subsidiary of PNB, today announced an income distibution of 7.00 sen per unit for Amanah Saham Wawasan 2020 (ASW 2020) for the financial year ended 31 August, 2008.

PNB Chairman, Tun Dato??Seri Ahmad Sarji Abdul Hamid said, the income distribution will involve a total payment of RM498.52 million, an increase of 42.02% compared to RM351.02 million last year.

??t will benefit 789,472 unit holders which currently hold 7.76 billion units of ASW 2020,?? he said during a press conference here, today.

Source: www.asnb.com.my

And here are some stats for the ASW2020’s annual returns in the past few years:

ASW2020 return for 2001 – 7.25%
ASW2020 return for 2002 – 7.25%
ASW2020 return for 2003 – 6.60%
ASW2020 return for 2004 – 7.00%
ASW2020 return for 2005 – 7.10%
ASW2020 return for 2006 – 6.80%
ASW2020 return for 2007 – 7.10%
ASW2020 return for 2008 – 7.00%