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BGF Japan Flexible Equity A2 JPY

Ranked 25 out of 35 in - Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Oisin Crawley

Oisin Crawley, CFA, director, is a portfolio manager, research analyst and head of research within the Asian Equities team in the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. He is responsible for coordinating team research and ideas output, managing regional equity strategies and assists in setting regional equity investment strategies. Oisin also provides research coverage for Australian equities. Before joining BlackRock in 2014, he was a partner at TT International in London, and then Hong Kong, with responsibility for Asia-Pacific within ACWI, along with the development and management of regional equity funds. Oisin started his career at Morgan Stanley in 1999 as a European equity analyst. He earned a BA with honours in Oriental Studies (Japanese) from Cambridge University in 1999.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities of companies domiciled in or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in, Japan. The Fund normally invests in securities that, in the opinion of the Investment Adviser, exhibit either growth or value investment characteristics, placing an emphasis as the market outlook warrants.

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Performance

Japan over : 31/07/2017 - 31/07/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -2.3% -1.8%
2017 27.9% 6.8% 5.3% 5.0% 8.4%
2016 -0.1% -7.1% 1.5% 7.7% -1.6%
2015 7.3% 6.3% 2.3% -10.7% 10.4%
2014 -7.6% -6.4% 5.4% -3.6% -2.9%
2013 32.5% 14.4% 5.7% 8.1% 1.3%
2012 9.0% 11.9% -7.3% 0.4% 4.7%
2011 -19.3% -6.7% 0.9% -10.2% -4.4%
2010 15.7% 8.2% -10.4% 3.9% 14.9%
2009 4.3% -15.5% 22.1% 3.3% -2.2%
2008 -31.7% -7.5% 3.2% -21.4% -9.0%
2007 -7.0% 4.2% 0.5% -2.5% -8.9%
2006 2.2% 8.2% -3.7% -1.7% -0.3%
2005 -1.6% 19.0% 6.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Brunei Darussalam
  4. Chile
  5. Denmark
  6. Finland
  7. France
  8. Germany
  9. Gibraltar
  10. Greece
  11. Hong Kong
  12. Hungary
  13. Iceland
  14. Ireland
  15. Italy
  16. Jersey
  17. Korea
  18. Luxembourg
  19. Macau
  20. Malta
  21. Mauritius
  22. Netherlands
  23. Norway
  24. Poland
  25. Portugal
  26. Singapore
  27. Spain
  28. Sweden
  29. Switzerland
  30. Taiwan
  31. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date28/02/2005
  • Share Class size7,095Mn
  • Base currencyJPY
  • ISIN LU0249410860

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment469,050
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5.00%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).