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Baillie Gifford Japanese Fund B Inc

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Fund Provider Baillie Gifford
Fund Summary The objective is to produce attractive capital growth over the long term through investment in Japan in any economic sector, but with the ability also to invest up to (but no more than) 10% in value of the Fund in each of the following: collective investment schemes and deposits.
SEDOL code 0601094
ISIN GB0006010945
Fund code BFJBI
Managers Matthew Brett, Sarah Whitley
Manager Tenure 11 years
Morningstar Category Japan Large-Cap Equity
IMA Sector Japan
Fund Size £3,053 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.63%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £15.10
Buy Price £15.10
Price Change +0.2656%
Price Date 16th July 2019
Yield 1.14%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 8th October 1984
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: 1.338%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance +0.41% +16.10% +34.67% +9.48% +16.38% +3.49% +37.67% -2.27% +14.10% +12.09%
Benchmark Performance
(Japan Large-Cap Equity)
+2.59% +5.72% +23.18% +13.15% +17.25%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Japan Large-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.13% -0.30% +0.43%
1 week -1.12% +1.48% -2.60%
1 month 3.36% +3.60% -0.24%
3 months 4.55% +3.70% +0.86%
6 months 12.26% +1.36% +10.90%
1 year 1.42% -6.36% +7.78%
3 years 51.78% +35.35% +16.43%
5 years 101.37% +64.49% +36.88%
10 years 270.11% +122.32% +147.80%
YTD 17.18% +7.01% +10.17%
Since inception Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
SoftBank Group Corp JPN 7.79%
Rakuten Inc JPN 4.64%
SBI Holdings Inc JPN 4.37%
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc JPN 4.04%
Inpex Corp JPN 3.67%
Kubota Corp JPN 3.34%
GMO internet Inc JPN 2.85%
MISUMI Group Inc JPN 2.74%
Toyota Motor Corp JPN 2.66%
Fanuc Corp JPN 2.65%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st May 2019 0.1686 £14.6400
1st May 2018 0.1265 £15.0800
2nd May 2017 0.1103 £12.5100
3rd May 2016 0.0797 £8.8540
1st May 2015 0.0635 £9.2780
1st May 2014 0.0577 £7.3680