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‘Strong and stable’ Japan finally breaks deflationary cycle

‘Strong and stable’ Japan finally breaks deflationary cycle

Sarah Whitley, Baillie Gifford’s top-performing Japan fund manager, points to evidence that ‘Abenomics’ is starting to solve the country's persistent deflation problem.

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All calculations in GBP, unless stated
over :
 Average Manager Total Return : 29.2% (31 May 2016 - 31 May 2017)
Total Return
1 of 102

44.8%

2 of 102

42.3%

3 of 102

40.4%

3 of 102

40.4%

3 of 102

40.4%

6 of 102

40.3%

7 of 102

39.7%

8 of 102

39.2%

8 of 102

39.2%

10 of 102

37.7%

11 of 102

36.6%

11 of 102

36.6%

13 of 102

35.1%

14 of 102

34.6%

14 of 102

34.6%

16 of 102

34.3%

17 of 102

33.8%

18 of 102

33.8%

19 of 102

33.7%

19 of 102

33.7%

21 of 102

33.7%

21 of 102

33.7%

23 of 102

33.7%

24 of 102

33.5%

25 of 102

33.3%

26 of 102

33.2%

27 of 102

33.0%

28 of 102

32.7%

29 of 102

32.7%

29 of 102

32.7%

31 of 102

32.5%

32 of 102

32.3%

33 of 102

32.0%

33 of 102

32.0%

35 of 102

31.7%

35 of 102

31.7%

37 of 102

31.4%

38 of 102

31.2%

39 of 102

30.8%

40 of 102

30.8%

40 of 102

30.8%

40 of 102

30.8%

43 of 102

30.8%

44 of 102

30.5%

45 of 102

30.3%

46 of 102

30.2%

47 of 102

30.0%

47 of 102

30.0%

49 of 102

29.3%

50 of 102

29.2%

51 of 102

28.8%

52 of 102

28.7%

52 of 102

28.7%

54 of 102

28.6%

55 of 102

28.5%

56 of 102

28.4%

57 of 102

28.4%

58 of 102

28.1%

58 of 102

28.1%

60 of 102

28.1%

61 of 102

28.0%

62 of 102

27.5%

63 of 102

27.4%

64 of 102

27.3%

64 of 102

27.3%

64 of 102

27.3%

67 of 102

26.9%

68 of 102

26.8%

69 of 102

26.5%

70 of 102

26.5%

71 of 102

25.8%

71 of 102

25.8%

71 of 102

25.8%

74 of 102

25.8%

74 of 102

25.8%

76 of 102

25.7%

77 of 102

25.3%

77 of 102

25.3%

79 of 102

25.0%

79 of 102

25.0%

79 of 102

25.0%

79 of 102

25.0%

83 of 102

24.9%

84 of 102

24.4%

85 of 102

24.2%

86 of 102

23.8%

87 of 102

23.4%

88 of 102

23.3%

89 of 102

20.0%

89 of 102

20.0%

89 of 102

20.0%

92 of 102

18.4%

93 of 102

18.3%

93 of 102

18.3%

93 of 102

18.3%

96 of 102

15.4%

97 of 102

14.7%

98 of 102

13.2%

99 of 102

13.1%

100 of 102

11.3%

101 of 102

9.2%

102 of 102

3.9%

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