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Matthews Asia Fds-Japan A Acc USD

Ranked 155 out of 285 in - Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in JPY unless stated

Managed by

Kenichi Amaki

Kenichi Amaki is a portfolio manager at Matthews Asia. He manages the firm’s Japan strategy and co-manages the Asia Small Companies and China Small Companies strategies. Prior to joining the firm in 2008 as a research analyst, he was an investment officer for a family trust based in Monaco, researching investment opportunities primarily in Japan. From 2001 to 2004, he worked on the International Pension Fund team at Nomura Asset Management in Tokyo, Japan. Kenichi received a B.A. in Law from Keio University in Japan and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and is fluent in Japanese.


The Sub-Funds investment objective is to achieve long-term capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, the Sub-Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing, directly or indirectly, at least 80% of its total net assets, in publicly traded common stocks, preferred stocks and convertible securities of companies located in Japan. On an ancillary basis, the Sub-Fund may invest in other permitted assets on a worldwide basis.

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Japan over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018
  • Rank 155/285 Total Return
  • Rank 10/285 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 46/285 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
154 Pictet-Japanese Equity Selection-I JPY JPY


155 Matthews Asia Fds-Japan A Acc USD JPY


156 Commonwealth Japan Fund JPY


157 Orbis Japan Equity USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Loss
44 Nikko AM Japan Dividend Equity SGD Hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



45 Metzler Focus Japan JPY


46 Matthews Asia Fds-Japan A Acc USD JPY


47 JPM Japan Select Equity A Acc JPY JPY


48 Structura Amundi Smart Japan Equities - IJ (C) JPY


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -2.6% 0.1% 2.5%
2017 28.1% 1.2% 8.4% 7.5% 8.6%
2016 -3.4% -5.8% -5.2% 1.4% 6.6%
2015 -13.2% 12.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
USD Cash 3.82%
Keyence Corp ORD 2.65%
Nitori Holdings Co Ltd ORD 2.65%
Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd ORD 2.63%
Suzuki Motor Corp ORD 2.59%
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc ORD 2.56%
Nidec Corp ORD 2.43%
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd ORD 2.39%
Tokio Marine Holdings Inc ORD 2.38%
Start Today Co Ltd ORD 2.33%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Finland
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Luxembourg
  5. Singapore
  6. Spain
  7. Sweden
  8. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/04/2015
  • Share Class size09Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU1220257304

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment1.25%

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