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BlackRock Japan Equity Tracker Class H - Accumulation (GBP)

Sell:159.80p Buy:168.20p Change: 2.40p (1.48%)
Prices as at 27 March 2017
Change: 2.40p (1.48%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 27 March 2017
Change: 2.40p (1.48%)
Prices as at 27 March 2017
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
* Please note that there can be occasions when the Selling price shown may be temporarily higher than the Buying price. This can sometimes happen when the stock market is closed but it can also happen at other times for a variety of reasons. However, when the stock market is open and you place a trade, the selling price available to you will never be higher than the buying price. Live prices will be available when you place a deal with us during market hours. Please check these and contact us if you are unable to deal online.

Charges and Savings

Initial charges
Initial charge: 5.00%
Initial saving from HL: 5.00%
HL dealing charge: Free
Net initial charge: 0.00%
Annual charges
Performance fee: No  
Ongoing charge (OCF/TER): 0.16% i
Ongoing saving from HL: 0.05% i
Net ongoing charge: 0.11%
There are other unit types of this fund available:
Inclusive - Class A - Accumulation (GBP) (Net ongoing charge 0.21%)

In some cases the ongoing savings are provided by our loyalty bonus. Loyalty bonuses are tax-free in an ISA or SIPP. However, they may be subject to tax in a Fund & Share Account which would, in effect, reduce their value and increase the net ongoing charge.

Other Information

Unit type: Unbundled
Kieran Doyle
Fund launch date: 15 July 2005
Sector: Japan
Fund size: £1,857 million
Number of holdings: 494
Fund type: Unit Trust
Accumulation/income: Accumulation
Dealing frequency: Daily
Valuation point: 12:00
Trustee: BNY Mellon Trust & Depositary (UK) Ltd
Minimum investment: £100.00
Charges deducted from: Income
Available in a regular savings plan: Yes
Minimum regular savings value: £25.00


24/03/12 to 24/03/13 24/03/13 to 24/03/14 24/03/14 to 24/03/15 24/03/15 to 24/03/16 24/03/16 to 24/03/17
Annual return n/a n/a 33.01% -4.85% 33.28%

Please remember past performance is not a guide to future returns. Where no data is shown, figures are not available. This information is provided to help you choose your own investments, remember they can fall as well as rise in value so you may not get back the original amount invested.

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Our view on this fund

Japan was one of the best performing markets in 2013, having been shaken up by its new government's policies. We believe BlackRock's tracker fund is an excellent way to invest in over 450 Japanese companies at low cost.

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Fund Objective

The aim of the Fund is to seek to achieve capital growth for investors by tracking closely the performance of the FTSE Japan Index by investing in companies in the Index. Investment will be made directly into constituent companies and via other transferable securities giving exposure to such companies. The Fund may also invest in permitted money market instruments, permitted deposits, and units in collective investment schemes. Derivatives and forward transactions may be used for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.

Income Details

Historic yield : 1.31%
Income paid: Bi-annually
Type of payment: Dividend
Ex-dividend date: 1 March 2017 1 September 2017
Payment date: 30 April 20174 31 October 20174

All yields are variable and not guaranteed. Information correct as at 31 December 2015.

Security Weight
Toyota Motor Corp. 4.57%
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial 2.62%
SoftBank Group 1.88%
Honda Motor Co. 1.64%
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 1.48%
KDDI Corp. 1.43%
Mizuho Financial Group 1.37%
Japan Tobacco 1.18%
Sony Corp. 1.14%
Fanuc 1.13%
Sector Weight
Automobiles & Parts 12.15%
Banks 8.38%
Industrial Engineering 7.11%
Electronic & Electrical Equipment 6.28%
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology 5.85%
Travel & Leisure 4.82%
Chemicals 4.82%
Support Services 4.36%
Mobile Telecommunications 4.29%
General Retailers 3.88%
Country Weight
Japan 97.74%
Cash and Equiv. 2.26%
Non-Classified 0.00%

Prices provided by Morningstar, correct as at 27 March 2017. Data provided by Funds Library, correct as at 28 February 2017.


You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account

Data received from the Fund Management Company administering this fund and provided to you for your information. Hargreaves Lansdown accepts no liability for the reliability or accuracy of the data provided by third parties.

4 If you elect to receive the income from a Vantage ISA or Vantage Fund & Share Account, we will collect any dividends for you and then pay them directly into your bank account within the first 10 working days of the following month.