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iShares MSCI Japan UCITS ETF USD Dist (GBP)

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Fund Provider IShares
Fund Summary The investment objective of this Fund is to provide investors with a total return, taking into account both capital and income returns, which reflects the return of the MSCI Japan Index. In order to achieve this investment objective the investment policy of this Fund is to invest in a portfolio of equity securities that so far as possible and practicable consists of the component securities of the MSCI Japan Index. This Fund may, in accordance with the requirements of the Central Bank, in very limited circumstances where direct investment in a constituent security of its Benchmark Index is not possible, invest in depository receipts to gain exposure to the relevant security. This Fund may invest in FDIs for direct investment purposes. For details regarding investment in FDIs please refer to the section headed ?Investment Techniques?. The Fund?s Investments, other than its Investments in open-ended collective investment undertakings, will normally be listed or traded on Regulated Markets in Japan, but may alternatively be listed or traded on other Regulated Markets set out in Schedule I. The Base Currency of iShares MSCI Japan is US Dollar ($).
SEDOL code B02KXH5
ISIN IE00B02KXH56
Fund code XIMSJ
Managers Not Disclosed
Manager Tenure 15 years
Morningstar Category Japan Large-Cap Equity
IMA Sector Global
Fund Size £1,150 million
Fund Type ETF / IT
Management Style Passive
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.59%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £10.55
Buy Price £10.56
Price Change -0.9855%
Price Date 20th May 2019
Yield 1.49%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 1st October 2004
Fund Status OPEN

3-year Mean Monthly Return: Currently unavailable

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance -1.26% +6.24% +31.17% -4.77% +25.11% -2.72% +13.61% +1.00% -5.59% +29.29%
Benchmark Performance
(Japan Large-Cap Equity)
-2.80% +9.40% +30.19% -3.23% +25.99%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Japan Large-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.11% -0.25% +0.36%
1 week 2.09% +2.21% -0.12%
1 month 0.26% -0.52% +0.77%
3 months 0.97% +0.47% +0.50%
6 months 0.33% -0.35% +0.68%
1 year -5.66% -7.95% +2.29%
3 years 38.35% +37.44% +0.91%
5 years 71.33% +73.00% -1.66%
10 years 107.16% +114.16% -7.01%
YTD 5.96% +5.24% +0.72%
Since inception 133.73% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Toyota Motor Corp JPN 4.19%
SoftBank Group Corp JPN 2.35%
Sony Corp JPN 1.93%
Keyence Corp JPN 1.81%
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc JPN 1.64%
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd JPN 1.61%
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc JPN 1.43%
KDDI Corp JPN 1.37%
Honda Motor Co Ltd JPN 1.28%
Kao Corp JPN 1.20%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
17th January 2019 0.0970 £13.4200
12th July 2018 0.1098 £14.3078
11th January 2018 0.0818 £15.8967
13th July 2017 0.0918 £13.4155
12th January 2017 0.0801 £12.7986
14th July 2016 0.0826 £11.8387