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Standard Life Inv Japanese Equity Growth

Ranked 70 out of 74 in - Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Objective

Fund aims to provide capital appreciation. It is intended that income will not be a prime consideration. The policy of the Fund is to invest mostly in equities and equity type investments of companies listed on a Japanese stock exchange or which, in the opinion of the ACD, carry on a substantial part of their operations in Japan. “Equity type investments” will include convertible stocks, stock exchange listed warrants, Depositary Receipts and other such investments which entitle the holder to subscribe for or convert into the equity of the company and/or where the share price performance is, in the opinion of the ACD, influenced significantly by the stock market performance of the company’s ordinary shares.

Performance

Japan over : 30/11/2013 - 30/11/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -10.4% 3.7% 3.7%
2013 34.2% 22.3% 2.5% 7.5% -0.4%
2012 4.1% 7.3% -3.2% -3.0% 3.3%
2011 -9.3% -8.5% 4.5% -1.1% -4.2%
2010 16.4% 14.5% -9.1% 0.7% 11.0%
2009 -2.2% -10.4% 2.2% 8.8% -1.9%
2008 -14.2% -8.5% 1.2% -14.5% 8.4%
2007 -11.2% -0.1% -2.1% -3.7% -5.6%
2006 -14.9% 3.2% -13.0% -3.3% -2.0%
2005 51.0% -2.0% 3.7% 23.7% 20.2%
2004 4.2% 10.3% 1.2% -12.4% 6.6%
2003 15.7% -5.7% 2.7% 19.3% 0.1%
2002 -21.0% 4.2% -5.5% -10.5% -10.4%
2001 -30.2% -2.5% -5.4% -21.2% -4.0%
2000 -30.3% -0.4% -6.7% -8.1% -18.4%
1999 107.1% 14.8% 12.9% 16.8% 36.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/09/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc ORD 6.46
Mazda Motor Corp ORD 4.48
Mitsui Fudosan Co Ltd ORD 3.38
Seven & i Holdings Co Ltd ORD 3.32
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd ORD 3.06
Fanuc Corp ORD 3.04
Daikin Industries Ltd ORD 3.00
Nidec Corp ORD 2.99
Denso Corp ORD 2.86
Fujifilm Holdings Corp ORD 2.83
30/09/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date16/11/1998
  • Share Class size207Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0004483656

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment4

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