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AXA Framlington Japan Fund Class Z - Accumulation (GBP)

Sell:278.50p Buy:278.50p Change: 1.20p (0.43%)
Prices as at 15 November 2019
Sell:278.50p
Buy:278.50p
Change: 1.20p (0.43%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 15 November 2019
Sell:278.50p
Buy:278.50p
Change: 1.20p (0.43%)
Prices as at 15 November 2019
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
The selling price currently displayed is higher than the buying price. This can occur temporarily for a variety of reasons; shortly before the market opens, after the market closes or because of extraordinary price volatility during the trading day.

Our view on this Fund

This fund does not feature on our Wealth 50 list of what we believe are the best funds in each sector. If a fund is not within our Wealth 50 this is not necessarily a recommendation to sell. However, if you are thinking of adding to your investments we believe Wealth 50 funds are superior alternatives. View funds on the Wealth 50 »

Our view on the sector

Japan is home to some of the best-known businesses on the planet. Toyota, Honda, Panasonic, and Nintendo to name a few. There are also lesser-known businesses with the potential to be the household names of tomorrow. But years of sluggish growth put people off investing in the country. This changed after Shinzo Abe was elected Prime Minister in 2012. He introduced a number of policies to stimulate economic growth and created more interest in Japan's markets. We think Japanese funds could diversify a global portfolio focused on long-term growth. There are a handful of fund managers we think have the potential to outperform the broader Japanese market over the long term, each with different approaches.

Performance Analysis

Performance analysis for this fund is not available.

Investment Philosophy

Investment philosophy for this fund is not available.

Process and Portfolio Construction

Process and portfolio construction for this fund are not available.

question mark Manager Track Record Based on HL Quantitative Research

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Fund Track Record

15/11/14 to 15/11/15 15/11/15 to 15/11/16 15/11/16 to 15/11/17 15/11/17 to 15/11/18 15/11/18 to 15/11/19
Annual return 15.69% 35.42% 19.84% -3.93% 10.60%

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.

Fund Management Group Comment

The company was formed in the 18th century, with the name AXA introduced in 1985. AXA bought the specialist investment manager Framlington in 2005. AXA´s fund management arm offers specialist investment expertise across a broad range of asset classes. Each team works closely with their own analysts, and the objective is to achieve high performance.

Information about the fund

Fund manager biography

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Manager Name: Chisako Hardie
Manager start date: 1 May 2010
Manager located in: Edinburgh

Chisako arrived at AXA Framlington after six years at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP), Edinburgh, where she ran the SWIP Japan Smaller Companies Fund. Prior to SWIP Chisako worked for Martin Currie and has over 15 years experience in the industry. Chisako has a BA is Sociology from Keio University, Tokyo and is a chartered member of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan.

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