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Capital Group Japan Equity Class Z - Income (GBP)

Sell:1,551.00p Buy:1,551.00p Change: 39.00p (2.45%)
Prices as at 26 November 2021
Sell:1,551.00p
Buy:1,551.00p
Change: 39.00p (2.45%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through a Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and Share Account
Prices as at 26 November 2021
Sell:1,551.00p
Buy:1,551.00p
Change: 39.00p (2.45%)
Prices as at 26 November 2021
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through a Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and 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 the Wealth Shortlist of funds our analysts believe have the potential to outperform their peers over the long term. This is not a recommendation to sell; however, if you are thinking of adding to your investments, we believe the Wealth Shortlist is a good place to start. View funds on the Wealth Shortlist »

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. Former Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, introduced policies designed to stimulate the economy and reignite interest in Japan's markets. Investor sentiment began to change but after 8 years at the helm, he announced his retirement and was replaced by Yoshihide Suga in September 2020. Suga's appointment initially offered the promise of fresh and progressive government policies and continued economic support. His tenure was dominated by the pandemic and he faced criticism over how he handled the virus. After one year in office, he stepped down as Prime Minister and has been replaced by fellow Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) member Fumio Kishida.

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

29/11/16 to 29/11/17 29/11/17 to 29/11/18 29/11/18 to 29/11/19 29/11/19 to 29/11/20 29/11/20 to 29/11/21
Annual return 19.70% -5.96% 9.92% 21.05% 3.95%

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

Manager Name: Dickon C. Corrado
Manager start date: 1 April 2020
Manager located in: Singapore

Dickon C. Corrado is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. As an equity investment analyst he covers industrials in Greater China. He has 20 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 17 years. Earlier in his career at Capital, he covered Japanese machinery, steel and trading companies; Chinese and Taiwanese construction and engineering, electrical equipment and machinery companies; Asian steel companies; and small- and mid-cap companies in China as a generalist. Prior to joining Capital, Dickon was at Merrill Lynch Japan. He holds an MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina, a master's degree in international economics from Fudan University in Shanghai, and a bachelor's degree in economics and engineering science from Vanderbilt University. Dickon is based in Singapore.

Manager Name: Akira Shiraishi
Manager start date: 1 April 2020
Manager located in: TBC

Akira Shiraishi is an equity investment analyst at Capital Group with research responsibility for Japanese small- and mid-cap companies as a generalist. He has 22 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 16 years. Earlier in his career at Capital, his coverage included Asian health care companies, Japanese real estate, J-REITs, construction, home building and building materials, imaging, semiconductor & semiconductor equipment companies; Korean small-caps and U.S. semiconductor equipment companies. Prior to joining Capital, Akira was a portfolio manager and research analyst covering Japanese equities at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Before that, he was an interest rates derivatives trader at UBS Securities. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Lake Forest College as a Grew Scholar, graduating magna cum laude. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Akira is based in Los Angeles

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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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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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You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through a Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund and Share Account