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M&G Japan

Ranked 19 out of 297 in - Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in JPY

Managed by

Dean Cashman

Dean Cashman has over 25 years of investment experience and has been managing Japanese equities for over 20 years. He is a portfolio manager and team leader of Japanese equities at Eastspring Investments where he focuses on value strategies. He joined Eastspring in Hong Kong in 2004 and was relocated to Singapore in 2007. Cashman graduated from Queensland University with a BA in economics.

Objective

The Fund invests in a wide range of securities of Japanese issuers, covering most aspects of the economy. Its sole objective is long term capital growth. Income is not a consideration when investments are selected.

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Performance

Japan over : 31/05/2014 - 31/05/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 13.7%
2014 12.0% -5.7% 5.2% 6.8% 5.6%
2013 59.1% 24.1% 10.4% 6.6% 9.0%
2012 21.3% 20.0% -10.6% -6.1% 20.3%
2011 -18.2% -5.8% 0.1% -9.8% -3.8%
2010 7.9% 14.2% -15.1% -2.8% 14.5%
2009 16.8% -5.7% 28.6% -2.1% -1.7%
2008 -39.6% -18.6% 8.2% -11.5% -22.5%
2007 -19.7% -2.0% 0.3% -11.8% -7.3%
2006 1.9% 6.2% -6.5% 1.0% 1.5%
2005 40.8% 1.3% -1.2% 20.6% 16.6%
2004 7.6% 11.5% -0.2% -6.0% 2.9%
2003 24.0% -6.9% 13.1% 13.6% 3.6%
2002 -18.4% 5.6% -5.6% -11.0% -8.0%
2001 -22.4% -1.3% 0.5% -24.2% 3.3%
2000 -31.5% -2.3% -6.8% -9.8% -16.6%
1999 64.6% 17.8% 14.0% 6.7% 15.0%
1998 -1.2% 11.4% -1.6% -13.9% 4.6%
1997 -28.0% -5.1% 12.5% -17.5% -18.3%
1996 -5.8% 1.6% 6.9% -6.1% -7.6%
1995 8.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

28/02/2015

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc ORD 6.75
Honda Motor Co Ltd ORD 5.20
Ricoh Co Ltd ORD 4.90
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc ORD 4.81
Asahi Glass Co Ltd ORD 4.47
Sony Corp ORD 4.31
T&D Holdings Inc ORD 4.22
Nikon Corp ORD 3.91
Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd ORD 3.73
Teijin Ltd ORD 3.49
28/02/2015

Registered For Sale In

  1. Belgium
  2. Luxembourg
  3. Switzerland
  4. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date06/04/1971
  • Share Class size220Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0030938368

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. additional investment10

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment4

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