Fact sheet: BlackRock GIF Japan Eq Idx

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GIF Japan Equity Index A2 USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager
Kieran Doyle
since 23/10/2012
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve a return on your investment, through a combination of capital growth and income on the Fund’s assets, which reflects the return of the MSCI Japan Index, the Fund’s benchmark index. The Fund aims to invest as far as possible and practicable in the equity securities that make up the benchmark index.
Benchmark
MSCI Japan
Investment style
Passive/Tracking
Investment method
Physical - Full,Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

10.73 %

1 Year rank in sector

90/106

Sector

FO Equity - Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 172.7 m

FE Risk score

122

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan
    100%
  • Industrials
    20.45%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    20.23%
  • Financials
    12.77%
  • Information Technology
    12.34%
  • Consumer Staples
    7.78%
  • Japanese Equities
    100%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.9 %6.38 %12.15 %17.79 %0 %
Sector0.56 %5.53 %20.7 %35.57 %109.14 %
Rank within sector22 / 11033 / 10990 / 10682 / 91 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund11.16 %2.01 %7.86 %-3.22 %23.93 %
Sector8.87 %4.48 %11.76 %4.15 %43.22 %
Rank within sector26 / 10949 / 10081 / 9373 / 8769 / 82
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Risk statistics

Alpha-2.84
Beta0.85
Sharpe0.15
Volatility12.5
Tracking error6.43
Information ratio-0.67
R-Squared0.76

Price movement

52 week high158.48
52 week low136.21
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price155.81

Holdings by region

  • 100% Japan

Holdings by sector

  • 20.45% Industrials
  • 20.23% Consumer Discretionary
  • 12.77% Financials
  • 12.34% Information Technology
  • 7.78% Consumer Staples
  • 7.27% Health Care
  • 6.68% Materials
  • 5.54% Telecommunications
  • 4.2% Real Estate
  • 1.88% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 100% Japanese Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.52% TOYOTA MOTOR CORP
  • 2.33% MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GROUP
  • 2.05% SOFTBANK GROUP CORP
  • 1.59% SONY CORP
  • 1.56% SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC
  • 1.49% KDDI CORP
  • 1.48% HONDA MOTOR CO
  • 1.37% KEYENCE CORP
  • 1.31% MIZUHO FINANCIAL GROUP
  • 1.21% FANUC CORP