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JPM Japan

Ranked 105 out of 133 in - Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Shoichi Mizusawa

Shoichi Mizusawa is a country specialist for Japan equities and head of the Japan team within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) equities team at J.P Morgan Asset Management. Based in Japan, he leads the Japan-dedicated equity portfolio management teams in Hong Kong and Tokyo. Shoichi joined the firm in 1997 as a marketing manager responsible for Japan pension funds. He transferred to the Japan Portfolio Group in 2000 and took up his current role in 2010. Prior to joining the firm, Shoichi spent four years with Postipankki as the Tokyo representative in capital markets. He began his career with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation in 1989. Shoichi obtained a B.A. in political science and economics from Waseda University and an M.B.A. from Simon Fraser University.

Miyako Urabe

Miyako Urabe is a vice president and country specialist for Japan equities and a member of the Japan team within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific Equities team at JP Morgan Asset Management based in Tokyo. Miyako joined the firm in 2013 from Credit Suisse Securities equity sales desk in Tokyo. She graduated from Keio University, Japan with a BA in Economics.

Nicholas Weindling

Nicholas Weindling is a country specialist for Japan equities and a member of the Japan Team within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities Team at JP Morgan based in Tokyo. Nicholas joined the Firm in 2006 from Baillie Gifford in Edinburgh, where he worked initially as a UK large cap analyst and latterly as a Japanese equities investment manager. Nicholas obtained a B.A.(Hons)in History from Cambridge University.


To provide capital growth over the long term by investing primarily in the shares of Japanese companies. Japanese companies are companies that are incorporated under the laws of, and have their registered office in, Japan, or that derive the predominant part of their economic activity from Japan, even if listed elsewhere. The Fund may have exposure to smaller companies.

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Japan over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017
  • Rank 105/133 Total Return
  • Rank 125/133 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 127/133 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 4.6% 4.0% 1.2%
2016 17.2% 4.0% 15.5% 2.3% -4.6%
2015 27.3% 22.0% -1.8% -7.3% 14.5%
2014 0.6% -9.3% 2.2% 2.8% 5.6%
2013 37.7% 21.1% 7.4% 8.2% -2.2%
2012 -7.6% -2.0% -3.6% -2.7% 0.5%
2011 -0.2% -3.9% 5.6% 3.5% -4.8%
2010 12.2% 16.0% -7.8% -5.9% 11.5%
2009 -6.8% -24.8% 14.3% 12.7% -3.8%
2008 -5.4% -5.0% -9.5% -10.1% 22.2%
2007 -12.4% -0.4% -3.7% -1.8% -7.0%
2006 -30.3% -5.0% -17.9% -6.5% -4.5%
2005 61.2% 3.9% 4.7% 16.4% 27.2%
2004 0.1% 11.6% -2.9% -8.0% 0.4%
2003 24.6% -8.7% 10.8% 20.7% 2.0%
2002 -19.9% 7.5% -4.6% -17.6% -5.2%
2001 -25.7% -2.0% 1.2% -25.0% -0.1%
2000 -50.2% -16.8% -13.6% -12.4% -20.8%
1999 310.6% 21.8% 36.6% 41.2% 74.7%
1998 16.1% 1.8% -1.9% -7.9% 26.2%
1997 -21.4% -7.6% 18.9% -10.8% -19.8%
1996 -21.6% 2.3% 1.9% -3.8% -21.8%
1995 6.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Jersey
  2. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/04/1970
  • Share Class size127Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0030879471

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment100


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment0

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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).