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Capital Group Japan Equity Class Z - Accumulation (GBP)

Sell:1,260.00p Buy:1,260.00p Change: 8.00p (0.63%)
Prices as at 19 August 2019
Sell:1,260.00p
Buy:1,260.00p
Change: 8.00p (0.63%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 19 August 2019
Sell:1,260.00p
Buy:1,260.00p
Change: 8.00p (0.63%)
Prices as at 19 August 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.

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Fund Track Record

19/08/14 to 19/08/15 19/08/15 to 19/08/16 19/08/16 to 19/08/17 19/08/17 to 19/08/18 19/08/18 to 19/08/19
Annual return 11.41% 21.08% 17.31% 8.99% -1.32%

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.

Information about the fund

Fund manager biography

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Manager Name: Seung Kwak
Manager start date: 20 April 2006
Manager located in: Tokyo

Seung K. Kwak is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 28 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 10 years. Before joining Capital, he served as the Chief Investment Officer-Japan and the lead portfolio manager for Japan portfolios for Zurich Scudder Investments. He holds a master's degree in international relations from Yale University and a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Middlebury College. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Seung is based in Tokyo.

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Manager Name: Akira Horiguchi
Manager start date: 1 February 2008
Manager located in: Tokyo

Akira Horiguchi is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. As an equity investment analyst, he covers Japan as a SMID-cap generalist. Akira has 19 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 12 years. Prior to this, Akira was an investment manager of Japanese equities with Gartmore Investment Management Japan Ltd. Before that, he worked with MeesPierson Capital Management Japan Ltd. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Tokyo University. He is also a chartered member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan. Akira is based in Tokyo.

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