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Capital Group Japan Equity Fund (LUX) Zd GBP Inc

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Fund Provider Capital International
Fund Summary The fund seeks to achieve long-term growth of capital by investing normally in companies domiciled and/or having their principal place of business in Japan.
SEDOL code B7YLBW6
ISIN LU0817827172
Fund code CIJEI
Managers Akira Horiguchi, Seung Kwak
Manager Tenure 11 years
Morningstar Category Japan Large-Cap Equity
IMA Sector Japan
Fund Size £121 million
Fund Type Offshore
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.9%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £11.96
Buy Price £11.96
Price Change -0.0835%
Price Date 17th July 2019
Yield 1.86%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 20th April 2006
Fund Status OPEN
Akira Horiguchi is a senior vice president of Capital International K.K. with responsibilities for Japanese small capitalization companies. Prior to joining Capital International in 2000, he spent three years as an investment manager in Japanese equities with Gartmore Investment Management Japan Ltd., and before that, two years with MeesPierson Capital Management Japan Ltd. Mr. Horiguchi earned a BA in economics from Tokyo University. He is a chartered member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan and is based in Tokyo.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.938%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund Performance -1.88% +10.50% +26.70% +4.47% +17.37% -0.32%
Benchmark Performance
(Japan Large-Cap Equity)
-0.84% +8.77% +25.84% +5.58% +19.12%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Japan Large-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.08% -0.30% +0.22%
1 week 0.93% +1.48% -0.56%
1 month 3.37% +3.60% -0.23%
3 months 4.27% +3.70% +0.57%
6 months 12.51% +1.36% +11.15%
1 year -0.20% -6.36% +6.16%
3 years 35.29% +35.35% -0.06%
5 years 73.14% +64.49% +8.65%
10 years 179.91% +122.32% +57.59%
YTD 13.11% +7.01% +6.10%
Since inception 86.28% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
SoftBank Group Corp JPN 4.88%
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd JPN 4.58%
Shionogi & Co Ltd JPN 4.35%
Fast Retailing Co Ltd JPN 4.29%
Keyence Corp JPN 4.00%
SMC Corp JPN 3.10%
Nitori Holdings Co Ltd JPN 2.71%
Recruit Holdings Co Ltd JPN 2.47%
Nidec Corp JPN 2.40%
Unicharm Corp JPN 2.40%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
4th January 2019 0.0769 £10.6800
4th January 2018 0.0692 £12.3600
4th January 2017 0.0764 £10.3800
4th January 2016 0.0564 £8.1700
2nd January 2015 0.0444 £7.4000
2nd January 2014 0.0079 £7.5200