Fact sheet: RLP BlackRockAql JpEqId A Pn

Fund information
Fund name
RLP BlackRock Aquila Japanese Equity Index A Pn
Fund manager company
Royal London
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • BlackRocksince 30/03/2011
  • Barclays Global Investorssince 21/01/2008
Underlying fund
BlackRock Aq Lf Jpn EqId Pn
Fund objective
The fund aims to track its benchmark.
Benchmark
  • FTSE Japan
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
19.1%
1 Year rank in sector
151/189
Sector
PN Japan
Yield
-
Fund size
£0m (£0m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
119
Bid price
164
Offer price
172.6
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-5.6%5.8%20.1%19.1%38.7%78.5%
Sector-4.3%6.6%21.3%20.6%42.1%85.2%
Rank within sector150 / 195122 / 192135 / 192151 / 189140 / 180122 / 168
Quartile4th3rd3rd4th4th3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund19.3%14.6%1.9%22.2%5.5%
Sector20.5%15.7%1.5%26.2%4%
Rank within sector135 / 189128 / 18790 / 180131 / 17749 / 168
Quartile3rd3rd2nd3rd2nd
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
-1.55
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
1.07
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
0.6
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
14.03
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
2.78
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
-0.27
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.97
Price movement
52 week high173.7
52 week low115.7
Current bid price164
Current offer price172.6
Current mid price-
Region
1Japan100%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1Japanese Equities100%
Individual holdings
1TOYOTA MOTOR CORP4.8%
2MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GROUP2.1%
3KDDI CORP1.8%
4SOFTBANK GROUP CORP1.7%
5HONDA MOTOR CO1.6%
6JAPAN TOBACCO INC1.5%
7MIZUHO FINANCIAL GROUP1.3%
8SONY CORP1.3%
9SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC1.3%
Management
Fund manager group
Scottish Life
Fund manager company
Royal London
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to track its benchmark.
Benchmark
  • FTSE Japan
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
BlackRock30/03/2011BlackRock Capital Management was founded in 1988. It has offices in US, UK, HK, Singapore, Sydney & Tokyo. It has multi sector expertise and depth of resources.
Barclays Global Investors21/01/2008Barclays Global Investors (BGI) took over the day-to-day management of the AXA UK Tracker Fund on 19 March 1999. BGI was acquired by BlackRock in June 2009.BlackRock is a truly global enterprise that combines world-wide reach with localized service. They manage assets for clients in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. Headquartered in New York, the firm employs more than 8,500 professionals and maintains offices in 24 countries around the world. Their client base includes corporate, public, union and industry pension plans; insurance companies; third-party mutual funds; endowments; foundations; charities; corporations; official institutions; banks; and individuals worldwide.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
RLP BlackRock Aquila Japanese Equity Index A Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price164
Offer price172.6
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated02/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBJN7
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