AXA Rosenberg Japan Z

Invests in both exporters and companies servicing the domestic Japanese economy.

  • 167.10p Price (Inc)
  • - Price (Acc)
  • 0.00% Initial charge
  • 0.75% Annual management charge
  • 0.82% Ongoing charges
  • 1.70% Yield

Prices as at 10 December 2019

Fund summary

Sector Japan
Structure OEIC
Launched April, 1995
Size £60m
Yield 1.70%
Charging basis Income
Dividends paid Acc units only

Charges

Standard initial charge 0.00%
Initial charge via Bestinvest 0.00%
Additional bid/offer spread 0.00%
Annual management charge 0.75%
Ongoing charges figure 0.82%

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Investment process

The fund's objective is to achieve capital growth over the medium to long term. The portfolio will invest in companies servicing the domestic Japanese economy and also in companies that benefit from big export markets in the USA, Europe and the rest of the world.

Manager research

Average monthly relative returns

  • 14/15 0.14%
  • 15/16 -0.08%
  • 16/17 0.11%
  • 17/18 -0.12%
  • 18/19 -8.47%

Bestinvest MRI

  • 3 years -2.83%
  • 5 years -1.68%
  • Career -0.64%
  • 3 years 16.10%
  • 5 years 16.60%
  • Career 13.60%

Performance figures are based on the average of monthly percentage returns relative to the benchmark index.

AXA Rosenberg Japan

Tee joined Axa Rosenberg’s Japan office as Chief Investment Officer in 2003. Previously he was a senior executive in Research and Modeling at the Barr Rosenberg Research Center. He has been with the AXA Rosenberg Group since 1987, originally joining as a research associate and subsequently holding strategy engineering responsibilities during his tenure. He has a BS and an MS from Stanford University and an MBA and a PhD from University of California (1987).

Track record

Axa Rosenberg Japan has 17 years experience of managing mutual funds in this sector. Over this period the average monthly return relative to the benchmark index has been -0.64%. During the worst period of relative performance (from April 2005 - February 2019) there was a decline of 100% relative to the index. The worst absolute loss has been 39%.

Periods of worst performance

Absolute -39.00% (March 2006 - February 2009)
Relative -100.00% (April 2005 - February 2019)

About the MRI

Our unique indicator: the Bestinvest Manager Record Index (MRI) measures the likelihood that the fund manager is adding value through their decisions. It is based on their performance record over the course of their career, adjusted for the amount of risk taken. MRI is an important contributor to our fund rating system but it is also vital to take account of qualitative factors. It is also very important to select funds to form a cohesive portfolio with an appropriate overall risk level.

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Top 10 holdings

Data accurate as at 30 August 2019

3.2% Toyota Motor Corp
2.2% Kddi Corp
2% East Japan Railway Co
2% Honda Motor Co
1.9% Central Japan Railway Co
1.9% Mitsubishi Corp
1.9% Ntt Docomo Inc
1.8% Itochu Corp
1.8% Softbank Group Corp
1.7% Astellas Pharma Inc
Source: Trustnet

Sector breakdown

Others 30.00%
Communications 12.00%
Electronic & Electrical Equipment 12.00%
Retail 9.00%
Pharmaceuticals 9.00%
Real Estate 6.00%
Transport Equipment 6.00%
Chemicals 6.00%
Wholesale 6.00%
Construction 5.00%

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