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Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund Inc.

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Morgan Stanley Asia Pacific Fund Inc is a closed-end management investment company. The fund's investment objective is to seek long-term capital appreciation through investments in equity securities, debt securities and other structured investments.

Market Cap: 263 Million

Primary Exchange: New York Stock Exchange

Website: http://www.morganstanley.com

Shares Outstanding: 13.4 Million

Float: 0

Dividend: 0.15103 (0.77%)

Beta: 0.966413

Sector: Financial Services

Industry: Asset Management

Short Interest (Jan 12, 2018): 4.58 Thousand

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Longest drawdown: 1102 trading days

From: 2013-05-21 To: 2017-10-04

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Morgan Stanley closed-end funds declare year-end dividends

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 09:44:26:000

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund (NYSE: APF ) - $0.155059 ($0.152270 LTCG). Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund (NYSE: MSD ) - $0.13 (Qtr). Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund (NYSE: EDD ) - $0.15 (Qtr.). Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund (NYSE: MSF ) - $0.14893… read more...

Morgan Stanley closed-end funds declare year-end dividends

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 09:44:26:000

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund (NYSE: APF ) - $0.155059 ($0.152270 LTCG). Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund (NYSE: MSD ) - $0.13 (Qtr). Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund (NYSE: EDD ) - $0.15 (Qtr.). Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund (NYSE: MSF ) - $0.14893… read more...

Morgan Stanley closed-end funds declare year-end dividends

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 09:44:26:000

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund (NYSE: APF ) - $0.155059 ($0.152270 LTCG). Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund (NYSE: MSD ) - $0.13 (Qtr). Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund (NYSE: EDD ) - $0.15 (Qtr.). Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund (NYSE: MSF ) - $0.14893… read more...

Certain Morgan Stanley Closed-End Funds Declare Year-End Dividends

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-11 16:30:00:000

Each of the Morgan Stanley closed-end funds listed below (the Funds) today declared the following dividends. *The amount of net investment income to be paid by the Funds is determined in accordance with federal income tax regulations. A portion of the Morgan Stanley Emerg… read more...

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. Announces Reorganization into Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. - Emerging Markets Portfolio

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-06 08:30:00:000

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. (NYSE: APF) (the Fund) announced that, after considering the recommendation of the Funds investment adviser, Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc., the Board of Directors of the Fund determined that it would be in the best in… read more...

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. Announces Reorganization into Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. - Emerging Markets Portfolio

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-06 08:30:00:000

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. (NYSE: APF) (the Fund) announced that, after considering the recommendation of the Funds investment adviser, Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc., the Board of Directors of the Fund determined that it would be in the best in… read more...

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. Announces Reorganization into Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. - Emerging Markets Portfolio

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-06 08:30:00:000

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. (NYSE: APF) (the Fund) announced that, after considering the recommendation of the Funds investment adviser, Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc., the Board of Directors of the Fund determined that it would be in the best in… read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

This Is Your Time Machine: Stock Markets In The Second Half Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 14:14:53:000

History is no prologue, but for stock markets, past performance often gives us clues about the future. Weve written before about the January barometer, the notion that stock market performance in January foreshadows market performance for the full year. So if stock … read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

International Economic Week In Review For July 16-20

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 07:56:30:000

Earlier this month, the IMF released its revised World Economic Outlook . While the release is moderately dated, I want to look at it in today's column because it contains a number of salient points. Growth projections have been revised down for the euro area, Japan, and the United Kingdo… read more...

By The Numbers: Growth Leaders With Rising Earnings Expectations

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-09 09:57:23:000

Growth investing is a widely popular strategy, and for valid reasons. At the end of the day a stock is simply a share in an ownership of a business, and businesses with superior growth rates tend to generate more value for investors over time. The following paragraphs will be introducing a q… read more...

By The Numbers: Growth Leaders With Rising Earnings Expectations

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-09 09:57:23:000

Growth investing is a widely popular strategy, and for valid reasons. At the end of the day a stock is simply a share in an ownership of a business, and businesses with superior growth rates tend to generate more value for investors over time. The following paragraphs will be introducing a q… read more...

By The Numbers: Growth Leaders With Rising Earnings Expectations

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-09 09:57:23:000

Growth investing is a widely popular strategy, and for valid reasons. At the end of the day a stock is simply a share in an ownership of a business, and businesses with superior growth rates tend to generate more value for investors over time. The following paragraphs will be introducing a q… read more...

The Chemist's CEF Report - June 2018: CEFs Recovering

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 16:56:01:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's CEF Report (September 2016), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . This edition uses data taken from the close of June 4, 2018. Previous editions of the Report can be searched using the keyword "cefrep". Method… read more...

The Chemist's CEF Report - June 2018: CEFs Recovering

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 16:56:01:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's CEF Report (September 2016), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . This edition uses data taken from the close of June 4, 2018. Previous editions of the Report can be searched using the keyword "cefrep". Method… read more...

The Chemist's CEF Report - June 2018: CEFs Recovering

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 16:56:01:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's CEF Report (September 2016), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . This edition uses data taken from the close of June 4, 2018. Previous editions of the Report can be searched using the keyword "cefrep". Method… read more...

Morgan Stanley closed-end funds declares mid-year dividends

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 17:44:44:000

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund (NYSE: APF ) - $0.024303. Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund (NYSE: MSD ) - $0.14 (Qtr). Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund (NYSE: EDD ) - $0.15 (Qtr.). Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund (NYSE: IIF ) - $0.023784 [$0.031587 (Sho… read more...

Morgan Stanley closed-end funds declares mid-year dividends

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 17:44:44:000

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund (NYSE: APF ) - $0.024303. Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund (NYSE: MSD ) - $0.14 (Qtr). Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund (NYSE: EDD ) - $0.15 (Qtr.). Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund (NYSE: IIF ) - $0.023784 [$0.031587 (Sho… read more...

Morgan Stanley closed-end funds declares mid-year dividends

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 17:44:44:000

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund (NYSE: APF ) - $0.024303. Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund (NYSE: MSD ) - $0.14 (Qtr). Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund (NYSE: EDD ) - $0.15 (Qtr.). Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund (NYSE: IIF ) - $0.023784 [$0.031587 (Sho… read more...

Certain Morgan Stanley Closed-End Funds Declare Mid-Year Dividends

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-19 17:34:00:000

Each of the Morgan Stanley closed-end funds listed below (the Funds) today declared the following dividends. *The amount of net investment income to be paid by the Funds is determined in accordance with federal income tax regulations. It is possible that all or a portion … read more...

Certain Morgan Stanley Closed-End Funds Declare Mid-Year Dividends

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-19 17:34:00:000

Each of the Morgan Stanley closed-end funds listed below (the Funds) today declared the following dividends. *The amount of net investment income to be paid by the Funds is determined in accordance with federal income tax regulations. It is possible that all or a portion … read more...

Certain Morgan Stanley Closed-End Funds Declare Mid-Year Dividends

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-19 17:34:00:000

Each of the Morgan Stanley closed-end funds listed below (the Funds) today declared the following dividends. *The amount of net investment income to be paid by the Funds is determined in accordance with federal income tax regulations. It is possible that all or a portion … read more...

Morgan Stanley Investment Management Announces Portfolio Management Changes for Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc.

via: Business Wire at 2018-04-03 16:30:00:000

Morgan Stanley Investment Management announced today portfolio management changes for Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. (NYSE: APF) (the Fund). The Fund is managed by the Emerging Markets Equity team of Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc. (the Adviser&#x201… read more...

Morgan Stanley Investment Management Announces Portfolio Management Changes for Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc.

via: Business Wire at 2018-04-03 16:30:00:000

Morgan Stanley Investment Management announced today portfolio management changes for Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. (NYSE: APF) (the Fund). The Fund is managed by the Emerging Markets Equity team of Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc. (the Adviser&#x201… read more...

February: Contrarian Closed-End Funds Opportunities Abound

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-03 23:15:56:000

The strength of January disappeared in February despite little negative macroeconomic news, leading many analysts to conclude that profit-taking (and to a certain extend deleveraging) was driving the sudden fall in the S&P 500 ( SPY ). And while the shot-up in the VIX drove a fascinating, … read more...

February: Contrarian Closed-End Funds Opportunities Abound

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-03 23:15:56:000

The strength of January disappeared in February despite little negative macroeconomic news, leading many analysts to conclude that profit-taking (and to a certain extend deleveraging) was driving the sudden fall in the S&P 500 ( SPY ). And while the shot-up in the VIX drove a fascinating, … read more...

Overseas Asset Management OAM Asian Recovery Fund Chairman's Statement

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-27 06:34:15:000

Originally posted on Read more … read more...

Overseas Asset Management OAM Asian Recovery Fund Chairman's Statement

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-27 06:34:15:000

Originally posted on Read more … read more...

January: Closed-End Funds Underperform A Strong Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 12:38:06:000

The year has started extremely strong for stocks, so that even after the correction at the end of January, the S&P 500 ended up 5.7% YTD by the start of February. Index funds for junk bonds ( JNK ) and municipal bonds ( MUB ) did not fare as well, being flat and down 1.2% respectively: W… read more...

January: Closed-End Funds Underperform A Strong Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 12:38:06:000

The year has started extremely strong for stocks, so that even after the correction at the end of January, the S&P 500 ended up 5.7% YTD by the start of February. Index funds for junk bonds ( JNK ) and municipal bonds ( MUB ) did not fare as well, being flat and down 1.2% respectively: W… read more...

International Stocks Turn A Corner, But What Do The Fundamentals Tell Us?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-12-28 07:19:05:000

By Clas Olsson CIO, International and Global Growth Equities. Posted on Insights: Invesco US Blog . As we look ahead to 2018, it's important to first recognize how significant 2017 has been for international markets. This is the eighth year of a global bull market, but prior to 2017, … read more...

Muni Funds, PGP And An Underpriced China Fund: CEF Weekly Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-12-26 13:18:12:000

The CEF Insider indices have seen a bit of a recovery in demand for equity funds, while bond funds take a bit of a pause: Muni bond funds are selling off in large part because of the passed tax bill, although this makes no sense at all. Muni bonds sold off previously because of fears that … read more...

Morgan Stanley closed-end funds declare year-end dividends

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-12-13 12:32:10:000

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund (NYSE: APF ) - $0.151031. Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund (NYSE: MSD ) - $0.14 (Qtr). Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund (NYSE: EDD ) - $0.15 (Qtr.). Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund (NYSE: MSF ) - $0.032150. Morgan Stanl… read more...

Certain Morgan Stanley Closed-End Funds Declare Year-End Dividends

via: Business Wire at 2017-12-12 16:30:00:000

Each of the Morgan Stanley closed-end funds listed below (the Funds) today declared the following dividends. *The amount of net investment income to be paid by the Funds is determined in accordance with federal income tax regulations. A portion of the Morgan Stanley Emerg… read more...

The Weak Dollar And Foreign Closed-End Funds: CEF Weekly Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-11-27 12:44:37:000

Last week I wrote that the return of the greenback is not quite upon us. I was right: The CEF Insider Foreign Sub-index has not fully priced the dollars redoubled decline, resulting in a wonderful buying opportunity for this class of funds: Yet, in… read more...

The Chemist's CEF Report - October 2017: CEFs Continuing To Break To New Highs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-11-12 22:09:39:000

Author's note: This article was released to members of the Cambridge Income Laboratory one month ago. For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's CEF Report (September 2016), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . The Chemist's CEF Report is a bi-mon… read more...

How Asia Has Become The World's Manufacturing Hub

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-10-27 18:35:00:000

How does one learn math? We start by learning how to count, then simple calculation, then we are able to solve calculus equations and other mathematical problems. Learning economic development is no different. Roads and ports (infrastructure), central banks (institutions) and education (huma… read more...

Obvious Market Inefficiencies Remain Opportunities: CEF Weekly Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-07-17 08:21:41:000

Looking at recent history for closed-end funds (CEFS), we see a divergence in which CEFs begin to underperform the broader market on a short time horizon after months of beating the S&P 500. This is not a cause for concern, however; rather, it appears that CEF investors are letting the res… read more...

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc., Morgan Stanley China A Share Fund, Inc., Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc., The Thai Fund, Inc. and The Turkish Investment Fund, Inc. Announce Portfolio Management Changes

via: Business Wire at 2017-01-30 16:30:00:000

Morgan Stanley Investment Management announced today portfolio management changes for Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. (NYSE: APF), Morgan Stanley China A Share Fund, Inc. (NYSE: CAF), Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. (NYSE: MSF), The Thai Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TTF) and The Turki… read more...

Certain Morgan Stanley Closed-End Funds Declare Year-End Dividends

via: Business Wire at 2016-12-13 17:00:00:000

Each of the Morgan Stanley closed-end funds listed below (the Funds) today declared the following dividends. For more information call: 1-800-231-2608. *The amount of net investment income to be paid by the Funds is determined in accordance with federal income tax r… read more...

Ex-Date Payment Date Record Date Declared Date Amount Flag Dividend Type Qualified Indicated
2017-12-21 2017-12-29 2017-12-22 2017-12-12 0.151031 FI Dividend income
2016-12-21 2017-01-13 2016-12-23 2016-12-13 0.145726 Dividend income
2015-12-16 2016-01-15 2015-12-18 2015-12-08 0.144057 Dividend income
2015-07-15 2015-07-15 SU Dividend income
2015-01-15 2015-01-15 SU Dividend income
2014-12-17 2015-01-15 2014-12-19 2014-12-09 1.16253 Long term capital gain
2014-06-26 2014-07-15 2014-06-30 2014-06-20 0.054138 Dividend income
2013-12-18 2014-01-03 2013-12-20 2013-12-10 0.220611 Dividend income
Ex-Date Declared Date Record Date Payment Date Ratio To Factor For Factor
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