KraneShares MSCI All China Health Care Index UCITS ETF

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Investment Strategy:

KURE seeks to measure the performance of MSCI China All Shares Health Care 10/40 Index. The Index is a free float adjusted market capitalization weighted index designed to track the equity market performance of Chinese companies engaged in the health care sector. The securities in the Index include all types of publicly issued shares of Chinese issuers, which are listed in Mainland China, Hong Kong and the United States. Issuers eligible for inclusion must be classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) as engaged in the healthcare sector. The issuers included in the Underlying Index may include small-cap, mid-cap and large-cap companies.

China Health Care Sector Highlights:

  • China is one of the fastest growing major healthcare markets in the world with a ten-year compound annual growth rate of 13%, compared to just 3% in the United States and 2% in Japan1.
  • China is the second largest healthcare market globally with total healthcare expenditures reaching $1.02 trillion in 2019, an increase of roughly 87% over the last 5 years2.
  • There is still opportunity for considerable growth in China’s healthcare market with per capita health spending at just $441, compared to an average of over $5,400 for the world’s top eight healthcare markets3.
  • China’s aging population, rising incomes and increasing urbanization may provide a sustained catalyst for growth in China’s healthcare sector.

KURE features:

  • Exposure to Chinese companies listed in the Mainland, Hong Kong and United States that are involved in the healthcare industry. Specifically: patent and generic pharmaceuticals, hospital administration, biotechnology, medical equipment production, healthcare IT, and traditional Chinese medicine.
  • Exposure to companies that benefit from China’s growing middle class and aging population.
  • Access to leading Chinese pharmaceutical companies which have been recipients of favorable policy and market conditions for research and development and the invention of new medicines and devices.

1.) Major healthcare markets defined as top five global markets by the World Health Organization. Data from the World Health Organization as of 31/Dec/2017, last updated on 7/Apr/2020. Retrieved 31/Dec/2020.

2.) Statista, Health expenditure in China 2000-2019”, Published by Lai Lin Thomala, Dec 17, 2020, Retrieved 31/Dec/2020.

3.) Data from the World Health Organization, last updated on 7/Apr/2020. Retrieved 31/Dec/2020.


Data as of 24/Jan/2022
Exchange Ticker Currency Listing Date SEDOL ISIN
London Stock Exchange KURE LN USD 14/Jan/2021 BMZ4LD0 IE00BL6K0S82

Daily Performance

Data as of 24/Jan/2022
Net Asset Value$18.61 
Daily Change -0.94%

Performance History

Cumulative %
Data as of: 31/Dec/2021
Fund NAV Index
1 Month-6.32%
3 Month-12.76%
6 Month-28.50%
Since Inception-18.80%
Cumulative %
Data as of quarter end: 31/Dec/2021
Fund NAV Index
Since Inception-18.80%

The performance data quoted represents past performance. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost and current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Top 10 Holdings

Data as of 24/Jan/2022
Full Holdings .CSV
Rank Name % of Net Assets Ticker Identifier Shares Held Market Value($)
1 WUXI BIOLOGICS CAYMAN INC 8.40% 2269 KYG970081173 55,500 624,905
2 SHENZHEN MINDR-A 6.37% 300760 CNE100003G67 8,900 474,060
3 JIANGSU HENGRU-A 4.38% 600276 CNE0000014W7 47,680 325,776
4 WUXI APPTEC CO LTD-A 4.35% 603259 CNE1000031K4 18,320 323,557
5 BEIGENE LTD-ADR 3.83% BGNE US07725L1026 1,145 284,933
6 CSPC PHARMACEUTI 3.62% 1093 HK1093012172 220,000 269,613
7 ZHANGZHOU PIEN-A 3.51% 600436 CNE000001F21 4,400 261,256
8 AIER EYE HSPTL-A 3.03% 300015 CNE100000GR6 41,494 225,681
9 SINO BIOPHARMACEUTICAL 2.57% 1177 KYG8167W1380 251,000 191,204
10 CHONGQING ZHIF-A 2.55% 300122 CNE100000V20 11,400 189,915

Holdings are subject to change.