Aberdeen Japan Equity A Acc

Ranked 114 out of 139 in - Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Chern-Yeh Kwok

Chern-Yeh Kwok joined Aberdeen Asset Management in 2005, as a junior member of the Asian regional equity team in Singapore and became head of Japanese equities in November 2010. His responsibilities include research of Japanese stocks and the day to day running of dedicated Japanese equity portfolios. A Singapore national, Chern completed his tertiary education overseas, gaining a BA in Journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA. He then worked for three years as a reporter on the St Louis Post-Dispatch, a leading mid-West paper, financial and business stories. Subsequently he took an MSc in Finance at the London Business School. He returned to Singapore in 2004, initially working at MSCI Barra, the fund data group, as an equity research analyst, before starting his career at Aberdeen.

Objective

The objective of the Fund is to grow your capital by investing mostly in Japanese companies. This Fund may not be appropriate for investors who plan to withdraw their money within 5 years.

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Performance

Japan over : 31/03/2018 - 31/03/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 3.9%
2018 -16.2% -4.7% 3.8% 0.8% -16.0%
2017 11.8% 3.5% 1.9% -1.2% 7.3%
2016 22.7% 0.4% 12.1% 11.1% -1.9%
2015 15.4% 18.3% -6.0% -10.5% 16.0%
2014 7.3% -3.8% 5.9% 3.8% 1.5%
2013 14.9% 18.0% -0.3% 0.2% -2.6%
2012 11.6% 7.9% -0.4% -1.3% 5.2%
2011 -7.0% -6.6% 4.3% -0.6% -3.9%
2010 24.9% 14.9% -6.1% 1.1% 14.6%
2009 2.0% -12.0% 5.2% 12.8% -2.3%
2008 -5.1% -8.5% 1.5% -9.7% 13.3%
2007 -14.4% -0.4% -3.9% -6.1% -4.7%
2006 -9.8% 5.1% -11.9% -0.8% -1.9%
2005 25.5% -1.6% 1.3% 12.6% 11.7%
2004 12.0% 12.6% -0.7% -4.2% 4.6%
2003 9.5% -5.6% 6.1% 14.4% -4.4%
2002 -15.2% 3.7% -1.5% -12.5% -5.1%
2001 -24.3% -7.7% 6.5% -20.5% -3.2%
2000 -27.6% -2.2% -1.5% -8.4% -18.0%
1999 93.7% 18.9% 14.0% 21.5% 17.7%
1998 20.0% 4.5% -1.7% -8.1% 27.1%
1997 -7.5% -1.5% 17.0% -8.2% -12.6%
1996 -22.4% 2.0% -1.4% -9.1% -15.1%
1995 10.4% -8.1% -4.9% 17.9% 7.3%
1994 8.2% 13.3% 3.6% -3.9% -4.2%
1993 28.6% 19.3% 14.1% 9.6% -13.8%
1992 12.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

28/02/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Keyence Corp ORD 5.22%
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd ORD 4.83%
Shionogi & Co Ltd ORD 4.15%
KDDI Corp ORD 3.99%
Yamaha Corp ORD 3.92%
Seven & i Holdings Co Ltd ORD 3.50%
Sysmex Corp ORD 3.49%
Makita Corp ORD 3.33%
Chugai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd ORD 3.21%
Daikin Industries Ltd ORD 3.20%
28/02/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date11/08/1992
  • Share Class size16Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0004521620

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. regular additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management1.20%
  • Initial investment0.00%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).