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abrdn Japanese Equity A Acc

abrdn Japanese Equity A Acc



Risk level:


FE fundinfo Rating:

1 of 5

IA Sector:

IA Japan

Income type:




27 February 2024

Last change:

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1 year change:

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5 year annualised return:


12 month yield:


At a glance

At a glance performance and information


Share Dealing Account Yes

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  • abrdn Japanese Equity A Acc
  • IA Japan
  • MSCI Japan

Discrete calendar year performance

Discrete calendar year performance
Investment 31/12/18 to 31/12/19 31/12/19 to 31/12/20 31/12/20 to 31/12/21 31/12/21 to 31/12/22 31/12/22 to 31/12/23
abrdn Japanese Equity A Acc 18.03% 23.46% -3.43% -19.05% 8.39%
IA Japan 17.22% 13.75% 1.76% -8.10% 11.63%
MSCI Japan 18.48% 8.76% 13.44% -4.49% 28.56%

Trailing returns


Trailing returns
Investment 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years* 5 years*
abrdn Japanese Equity A Acc 11.41% 13.68% 13.68% -0.20% 4.82%
IA Japan 9.83% 12.98% 14.89% 4.01% 7.17%
MSCI Japan 12.92% 20.84% 39.77% 15.38% 13.63%

Fund Objective: To generate growth over the long term (5 years or more) by investing in Japanese equities (company shares). Performance Target: To achieve the return of the MSCI Japan Index, plus 3% per annum over rolling three year periods (before charges). The Performance Target is the level of performance that the management team hopes to achieve for the fund. There is however no certainty or promise that they will achieve the Performance Target. The ACD believes this is an appropriate target for the fund based on the investment policy of the fund and the constituents of the index.

Manager name:

abrdn Fund Managers Limited

Manager start date:

01 August 2005

Investment style:


Region (geographical):


Manager Biography:

Chern joined Aberdeen in 2005, as a junior member of the Asian regional equity team in Singapore. In this role he trained in company analysis, making frequent trips within SE Asia and to India and China. He was made an investment manager in 2008 and promoted to his current post in November 2010. Overseeing a team of four in Tokyo, his responsibilities include research of Japanese stocks and the day to day running of dedicated Japanese equity portfolios. This team is part of the larger pan-regional team. A Singapore national, Chern completed his tertiary education overseas, gaining a BA in Journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA. He then worked for three years as a reporter on the St Louis Post-Dispatch, a leading mid-West paper, financial and business stories. Subsequently he took an MSc in Finance at the London Business School. He returned to Singapore in 2004, initially working at MSCI Barra, the fund data group, as an equity research analyst, before starting his career at Aberdeen.


MSCI Japan


IA Japan

FE fundinfo Rating:

1 of 5

Fees & charges

Fees and Charges

Fees and Charges
Charge Who receives this? What is it? Amount
Initial charge: The fund manager Charges applied by the fund management company for investing in their fund. Please note that Investment Managers may charge each time you buy new units or shares in a fund or trust. Where Investment Managers would have an entry charge, we will negotiate to have it waived so you will not be charged. 0.00%
Ongoing Charges: The fund manager The annual charge paid to a fund manager to cover the costs of running the fund. It is an estimate based on the actual amount charged in the previous year. 1.32%
Performance Fee: The fund manager A performance fee joins up the interest of the fund manager and their investors. A performance fee is taken when the fund beats pre-set conditions. 0%
Typical transaction cost: The fund manager The costs of dealing within a fund, which the Investment Manager must pay to continue managing the assets. This includes where the Manager decides to sell one stock and buy another. The costs will vary from one fund to another based on how often the Investment Manager trades and the costs applied when trading. 0.188%*
Dealing commission: iWeb The cost of buying or selling some or all of your investment. £5.00 (per online trade)

*This is an indication based on the market average. The fund’s actual transaction cost will be shown before you place a trade.

Account charges are not included


Asset Allocation

Fund size: 49,957,088.62 GBX

Chart date: February 27, 2024

Top 10 Holdings

Top 10 Holdings
Security Weight
Hitachi,ltd. 5.30%
Mitsubishi ufj financial group, inc. 5.10%
Sony group corporation 5.10%
Toyota motor corporation 4.00%
Tokio marine holdings, inc. 3.80%
Tokyo electron limited 3.80%
Keyence corporation 3.80%
Shin-etsu chemical co., ltd. 3.50%
Fuji electric co.,ltd. 2.90%
Hoya corp 2.90%


Sectors Weight
Industrials 21.49%
Information Technology 19.58%
Consumer Discretionary 14.85%
Financials 11.63%
Health Care 8.78%
Consumer Staples 8.65%
Materials 6.92%
Real Estate 4.58%
Communications 3.41%
Others 0.09%

World regions

World regions
Country Weight
Japan 99.91%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 0.27%
UK -0.18%

What is ESG?

ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance and is an approach for evaluating to what extent a company works towards social goals. For investors this can be used in order to understand how their funds and the assets they are made up of work towards these goals and use that information to help make sustainable investment choices.

ESG Metric


MSCI ESG Quality Score (0-10)


MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile (0-100)


MSCI ESG Quality Score - Global Percentile (0-100)


Fund Environmental Impact Involvement (%)


Fund Social Score Impact Involvement (%)


Fund Severe Governance Controversies Involvement (%)