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Matthews Japan Fund

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Fund Provider Matthews Asia
Fund Summary The Fund seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation
SEDOL code BWX5XY0
ISIN LU1220257486
Fund code MTJIA
Managers Taizo Ishida, Shuntaro Takeuchi
Manager Tenure 4 years
Morningstar Category Currently unavailable
IMA Sector Japan
Fund Size £425 million
Fund Type Offshore
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 1.5%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £14.71
Buy Price £14.71
Price Change -1.6711%
Price Date 20th May 2019
Yield 1.32%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 30th April 2015
Fund Status OPEN
Prior to joining Matthews in 2006, Taizo spent six years on the global and international teams at Wellington Management Company as a Vice President and Portfolio Manager. From 1997 to 2000, he was a Senior Securities Analyst and a member of the international investment team at USAA Investment Management Company. From 1990 to 1997, he was a Principal and Senior Research Analyst at Sanford Bernstein & Co. Taizo received a B.A. in Social Science from International Christian University and an M.A. in International Relations from The City College of New York. He is fluent in Japanese.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.945%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016
Fund Performance -7.76% +15.25% +21.24%
Benchmark Performance
-5.69% +16.97% +23.80%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -1.67% -0.59% -1.08%
1 week 2.37% +2.06% +0.31%
1 month 0.07% -1.34% +1.40%
3 months 3.01% -0.34% +3.35%
6 months 4.55% -1.20% +5.75%
1 year -9.25% -12.26% +3.01%
3 years 30.06% +37.30% -7.24%
5 years Currently unavailable +82.33% Currently unavailable
10 years Currently unavailable +136.69% Currently unavailable
YTD 10.77% +5.36% +5.41%
Since inception 47.10% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Tokio Marine Holdings Inc JPN 3.69%
Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp JPN 3.46%
Keyence Corp JPN 3.34%
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc JPN 3.12%
Terumo Corp JPN 3.03%
Nitori Holdings Co Ltd JPN 3.03%
KOSE Corp JPN 2.99%
ORIX Corp JPN 2.64%
SoftBank Group Corp JPN 2.64%
Kyowa Exeo Corp JPN 2.50%

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