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31 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7QA
0800 718 788 (Dealing)
020 7658 6965 (Fax Number)
0800 718 777 (Main Number)

investorservices@schroders.com

Fund managers

* Andrew Rose01-Apr-2004 to Present
 
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Denis Clough»01-Jun-1985 to 31-Mar-2004


Investment objectives

The fund’s investment objective is to achieve capital appreciation through participation in the growth of the Japanese economy. Investment will be based primarily on Japan’s economic strengths, such as its manufacturing industry (in particular on those parts of it that are demonstrating an ability to exploit newly emerging technology) and on sectors benefiting from structural change in the economy. Investment will be in directly held transferable securities. The fund may also invest in collective investment schemes, warrants and money market instruments.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 8 / 47 11 / 45
Quartile 1 1

Fund ratings

GoldMstar OBSR
Analyst
(Qualitative)
FE Crown Rating: 3 FE Crown Rating
(Quantitative)

Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 8.69 11.82
Alpha 3.25 1.66
Beta 0.99 0.92
Sharpe 0.00 0.45
Info Ratio 1.50 0.28
R2 0.94 0.90
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. Japan»

FE Risk Scores

Instrument 1y(%) Growth FE Risk Score
Japan -3.5
127
Schroder Tokyo 0.0
121
Cash n/a
0
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performance chart
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    1y3y5y12m-24m24m-36m36m-48m48m-60m
ACC +0.0+26.5+47.4+29.2-2.1+6.7+9.2
  JAPAN   -3.5+22.5+36.7+36.0-6.6+3.6+7.6
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf SCHRODER TOKYO Z HEDGED ACC GBP ACC 59.99 (p) 60.21 (p) 31-Oct-2014 1.11 0.92% IDFX B8BJDX5
pdf SCHRODER TOKYO Z HEDGED INC GBP INC 59.74 (p) 59.95 (p) 31-Oct-2014 1.11 0.92% IDFY B8V8R74
pdf SCHRODER TOKYO L ACC ACC 52.61 (p) 52.80 (p) 31-Oct-2014 0.89 0.85% JOVT BDD2J73
pdf SCHRODER TOKYO L INC INC 52.57 (p) 52.76 (p) 31-Oct-2014 0.88 0.85% JOVU BDD2J84
pdf SCHRODER TOKYO Z ACC ACC 67.63 (p) 67.88 (p) 31-Oct-2014 1.15 0.92% NND5 B4SZR81
pdf SCHRODER TOKYO Z INC INC 65.84 (p) 66.08 (p) 31-Oct-2014 1.24 0.92% NND6 B58VQH8
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf SCHRODER TOKYO A HEDGED ACC GBP ACC 59.22 (p) 59.43 (p) 31-Oct-2014 0.09 1.67% IDFZ B91RJ05
pdf SCHRODER TOKYO A HEDGED INC GBP INC 59.26 (p) 59.48 (p) 31-Oct-2014 0.09 1.67% IDGA B7345C4
pdf SCHRODER TOKYO H ACC ACC 52.05 (p) 52.24 (p) 31-Oct-2014 1.06 0.67% K0ZF BGP6BR8
pdf SCHRODER TOKYO H INC INC 52.05 (p) 52.24 (p) 31-Oct-2014 1.06 0.67% K0ZG BGP6BS9
pdf SCHRODER TOKYO L HEDGED ACC GBP ACC 58.30 (p) 58.51 (p) 31-Oct-2014 0.58 0.85% KIBO
pdf SCHRODER TOKYO A INC INC 220.30 (p) 221.10 (p) 31-Oct-2014 0.09 1.67% UM17 0765053
pdf SCHRODER TOKYO A ACC ACC 227.60 (p) 228.40 (p) 31-Oct-2014 0.09 1.67% UM18 0765064

The Ongoing Charges Figure (OCF) shows the drag on performance caused by operational expenses associated with a fund.

Expenses which are represented by this figure include payments to the manager, the trustee the custodian and their representatives. The figure also includes registration, regulatory, audit and legal fees, and the costs of distribution.

Performance fees, transaction costs, interest on borrowing, costs associated with derivatives, entry and exit fees and soft commissions are not included in the OCF calculation, and should be factored in separately by the investor.

The OCF is calculated by taking the sum of these expenses incurred in the last 12 months and dividing this by the average net assets of that class for the last 12 months.

Total Expense Ratio (TER) is a formula designed to show the ongoing costs to the investor associated with a fund, including some charges which are not factored into the annual management fee. In addition the fund’s annual fee, charges such as trading fees, audit and legal fees, and operational expenses are included in the TER, which is worked out by dividing the total cost of the fund by its total assets to arrive at a percentage.

Unlike the Ongoing Charges Figure, the TER takes into account performance fees. It does not include transaction costs paid to the custodian.

Detailed fund information
Fund type flag UK Unit Trust
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ratios Fund size£1,418.2m / $2,271.1m (31-Oct-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: £ 50.0 Monthly Launch01-Mar-1989
Pricing times12:00 Daily Dealing frequencyDaily
Dealing timesMon-Fri 09:00 to 17:00
Minimum initial£ 1,000
Minimum additional£ 500
Initial charge0.00%
Annual management charge1.50%
Note to chargesn/a
Trustee / DepositaryJP Morgan Trustee and Depositary Company Ltd
RegistrarInternational Financial Data Services Limited
Multi-Managern/a
Indexn/a
Dividend policyMar 01 (Final)
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
Japan Equity Mixed Japan
Largest holdings, 30-Sep-2014
Holding (%) Rank Fund factsheet Equity factsheet
Toyota Motor 4.47 1 - -
Mitsui 3.34 2 - -
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 2.88 3 - -
Bridgestone 2.85 4 - -
SK Kaken 2.84 5 - -
KDDI 2.79 6 - -
East Japan Railway 2.71 7 - -
Hi-Lex 2.58 8 - -
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Holdings 2.39 9 - -
Nippon Telegraph & Telephone 2.32 10 - -
Total29.17 
Regional weightings, 30-Sep-2014
Region(%)Rank 
Japan96.611 96.61% Japan
Cash3.442 3.44% Cash
Derivatives-0.053 -0.05% Derivatives
Total100.00 
Sector weightings, 30-Sep-2014
Sector(%)Rank 
Industrials28.751 28.75% Industrials
Consumer Goods16.742 16.74% Consumer Goods
Financials14.673 14.67% Financials
Consumer Services12.954 12.95% Consumer Services
Basic Materials6.405 6.40% Basic Materials
Technology5.976 5.97% Technology
Telecommunications5.117 5.11% Telecommunications
Health Care3.798 3.79% Health Care
Cash3.449 3.44% Cash
Oil & Gas1.9610 1.96% Oil & Gas
Utilities0.2711 0.27% Utilities
Derivatives-0.0512 -0.05% Derivatives
Total100.00 

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated on a bid price to bid price basis (mid to mid for OEICs) with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Sterling unless otherwise specified.

 
 
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Japanese Equities, 96.61%
96.6100% ofJapanese Equities
Money Market, 3.44%
3.4400% ofMoney Market
Structured Products, -0.05%
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