At close Sep 18, 2014
The NAV information is provided by the Fund's accounting agent. The price is as reported by the exchange on which the Fund trades. This information is unaudited and neither Aberdeen Asset Management PLC, its wholly owned subsidiaries, the Funds, nor any other person guarantees their accuracy.
The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities of Israeli companies.
For more detailed information on the specific risks associated with this fund, please view the Important Risk Considerations tab.
It is the policy of the Fund to invest its assets in Israeli equity securities. For these purposes, “Israeli securities” includes common and preferred stock, warrants, options and debt securities organized under the laws of Israel.
The information contained above provides only a brief summary description of the Fund's investment objective and investment policies.
Listen to Aberdeen's Susan McDonald give a Q4 2013 update on the Aberdeen Israel Fund, Inc. and a 2014 outlook for the region.
Members of Aberdeen's Global Emerging Markets Equity team speak about Israeli equities and why they believe the country has such good investment prospects. They speak about the specific sectors where they are finding opportunities, the potential economic effects of recent oil and natural gas discoveries in the region and why they believe Aberdeen's investment process is conducive to finding investment opportunities within Israel.Click to read disclaimer
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Pursuant to valuation policies adopted by the Board of Directors of the Fund, the Fund values foreign equity securities that primarily trade in certain markets that close ahead of the Fund’s daily 4:00 pm Eastern net asset value (“NAV”) calculation time at their fair values using prices provided by third-party independent pricing services. The fair value of each such security generally is calculated by applying a valuation factor provided by the independent pricing service to the last sales price for that security, or, if, the pricing service is unable to provide a fair value for a security, at the price at the close of the exchange on which it is principally traded, subject to adjustment by the Fund’s Pricing Committee. These daily fair valuations seek to reflect information available after the local market close that may affect the value of the foreign equity securities held by the Fund. As a result, this official NAV calculation reflects adjustments that may cause it to vary from a calculation based solely on closing prices. In contrast, the “Unadjusted NAV” of the Fund (shown above) is for informational purposes only and is computed using the closing prices on the relevant exchange. It does not reflect any daily fair valuation adjustments of the Fund’s foreign securities. The Unadjusted NAV does not represent the official NAV of the Fund, nor is the Unadjusted NAV used for Fund accounting or performance purposes. Investors should not rely upon the Unadjusted NAV when making their investment decisions.