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Baillie Gifford Japan Trust PLC

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Fund Provider Baillie Gifford & Co Limited.
Fund Summary The Trust aims to pursue long-term capital growth principally through investment in medium to smaller sized Japanese companies, which are believed to have above average prospects for growth.
SEDOL code 0048583
ISIN GB0000485838
Fund code BGFDL
Managers Matthew Brett, Praveen Kumar
Manager Tenure 2 years
Morningstar Category Japan Large-Cap Equity
Fund Size Currently unavailable
Fund Type ETF / IT
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 0.73%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £9.0710
Buy Price £9.1192
Price Date 23rd September 2020
Yield Currently unavailable
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 7th December 2015
Fund Status OPEN
Matthew graduated BA (Hons) in Natural Sciences (Psychology) from the University of Cambridge in 2003 and holds a PhD in Psychology from Bristol University. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2003 and is an Investment Manager in the Japanese Equity Team. Matthew is a co-manager of the Japanese All cap strategy and is a CFA Charterholder.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.577%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund Performance -1.82% -5.36% +26.14% +39.61% +6.24% +26.64% +11.20% +65.40% -0.83% +19.15%
Benchmark Performance
(Japan Large-Cap Equity)
+5.94% -2.98% +9.39% +23.46% +7.37%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Japan Large-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.56% +5.27% -4.70%
1 week -1.66% +5.90% -7.56%
1 month 9.19% +3.90% +5.29%
3 months 13.07% +26.23% -13.16%
6 months 52.05% +5.98% +46.06%
1 year 8.21% +6.37% +1.84%
3 years 8.74% +11.44% -2.70%
5 years 17.21% +8.61% +8.60%
10 years 18.50% +7.43% +11.07%
YTD 8.66% +1.70% +6.96%
Since inception 10.57% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
SoftBank Group Corp JPN 6.95%
GMO internet Inc JPN 3.94%
Rakuten Inc JPN 3.67%
SBI Holdings Inc JPN 2.96%
Sysmex Corp JPN 2.55%
CyberAgent Inc JPN 2.49%
Kubota Corp JPN 2.45%
COLOPL Inc JPN 2.42%
mixi Inc JPN 2.35%
MISUMI Group Inc JPN 2.31%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
14th November 2019 0.0350 £8.0200
29th November 2018 0.0060 £7.9000