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Legal & General Japan Index Trust

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Fund facts

Fund size
£1,286.6m
Base currency
GBP
Launch date
13 Jun 1989
Domicile
UK
Share class launch

Statistics

Historical yield
1.6%

As at 31 Aug 2020

Fund aim

The objective of the Fund is to provide growth by tracking the capital performance of the FTSE Japan Index (the “Index”). This objective is after the deduction of charges and taxation.

Benchmark

FTSE Japan Index

  • What does it invest in? Invests in shares of large and medium sized companies in Japan, as measured by market capitalisation.
  • How does it invest? Passively managed, aiming to replicate the performance of the Index.

Further details

Costs

Price basis
Full swing
Initial charge
0.00%
Ongoing charges figure
0.53%
Bid / Offer spread
0.18%

Codes

ISIN
GB0002050879
SEDOL
0205087
Bloomberg
LEGJPIA
MEX
LGJITA

Dealing information

Valuation frequencyDaily, 12pm (UK time)
Dealing frequencyDaily
Settlement periodT+4

Performance

Source: Lipper

Performance (%)
Select period:
Change

    Performance summary (%)

    As at 31 Aug 2020

    CumulativeFundBenchmark
    1 month5.005.73
    6 months7.505.44
    Year to date-3.15-2.50
    3 years7.119.43
    5 years45.8054.98
    Since launch--
    AnnualisedFundBenchmark
    1 year0.370.66
    3 years2.313.05
    5 years7.829.15
    Since launch--

    As at 30 Jun 2020

    CumulativeFundBenchmark
    Quarterly13.4312.24
    Year to date-0.28-0.09
    3 years12.3515.33
    5 years47.1754.05
    Since launch--
    AnnualisedFundBenchmark
    1 year6.106.74
    3 years3.964.86
    5 years8.039.02
    Since launch--
    Rolling 12-month performance
    Calendar year performance
    Monthly performance
    Annualised performance

    Rolling 12-month performance to last quarter end (%)

    12 months to 30 June 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
    Fund5.5524.108.22-2.176.11
    Benchmark7.7523.979.34-1.206.76

    Calendar year performance (%)

    2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
    Fund15.0922.0513.24-9.0114.74
    Benchmark17.5822.6814.44-7.5814.84

    Monthly performance (%)

    Annualised performance (%)

    1 year3 years5 yearsSince launch
    Fund0.372.317.82-
    Benchmark0.663.059.15-

    Annualised performance (%)

    1 year3 years5 yearsSince launch
    Fund6.103.968.03-
    Benchmark6.744.869.02-

    Performance for the C Acc unit class in GBP, launched on 09 December 2013. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the C Inc unit class in GBP, launched on 09 December 2013. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the F Acc unit class in GBP, launched on 20 December 2012. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the F Inc unit class in GBP, launched on 20 December 2012. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the I Acc unit class in GBP, launched on 26 August 2005. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the I Inc unit class in GBP, launched on 26 August 2005. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the L Acc unit class in GBP, launched on 25 April 2019. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the R Acc unit class in GBP, launched on 31 October 2000. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the R Inc unit class in GBP, launched on 13 June 1989. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the unit class in GBP, launched on 12 June 2000. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis. Performance assumes that the average basic annual management charge our customers pay has been deducted. This is 0.90% for internal funds and up to 2.00% for external funds. Your charge and therefore your fund performance may be different from this.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the unit class in GBP, launched on 26 October 2018. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis. Performance assumes that the average basic annual management charge our customers pay has been deducted. This is 0.90% for internal funds and up to 2.00% for external funds. Your charge and therefore your fund performance may be different from this.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Portfolio

    As at 31 Aug 2020. All data source LGIM unless otherwise stated. Totals may not sum due to rounding. In order to minimise transaction costs, the Fund will not always own all the assets that constitute the index and on occasion it will own assets that are not in the index.

    Sector (%)

    Industrials23.6
    Consumer Goods23.3
    Health Care11.4
    Financials11.2
    Consumer Services10.0
    Technology6.7
    Telecommunications6.4
    Basic Materials5.4
    Utilities1.5
    Oil & Gas0.6

    Market capitalisation (%)

    Large80.8
    Mid19.2
    Top 10 holdings19.9
    Rest of portfolio80.1
    No. of holdings in fund506
    No. of holdings in index506

    Top 10 holdings (%)

    Toyota Motor Corp4.3
    Softbank Group Corp2.6
    Sony Corp2.5
    Keyence Corp1.9
    Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd1.5
    Nintendo1.5
    Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd1.5
    KDDI Corp1.4
    Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group1.4
    Daikin Industries Ltd1.3

    Country (%)

    Japan100.0

    Management Team

    The Index Fund Management team comprises 25 fund managers, supported by two analysts. Management oversight is provided by the Global Head of Index Funds. The team has average industry experience of 15 years, of which seven years has been at LGIM, and is focused on achieving the equally important objectives of close tracking and maximising returns.

    LGIMIndex Fund Management Team

    Literature

    Income

    Latest dividends

    The latest dividends are shown below. The historic level of income generated by this fund may go down as well up and will vary over time.

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    Dividend history

    Total dividends paid in each financial year of the fund.

    Prices

    Name
    C GBP Acc
    Bid price
    70.51p
    Offer price
    70.51p
    Absolute change
    0.0036
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    12:00 UK time
    Name
    C GBP Inc
    Bid price
    56.49p
    Offer price
    56.49p
    Absolute change
    0.0029
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    12:00 UK time
    Name
    F GBP Acc
    Bid price
    67.38p
    Offer price
    67.38p
    Absolute change
    0.0034
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    12:00 UK time
    Name
    F GBP Inc
    Bid price
    56.60p
    Offer price
    56.60p
    Absolute change
    0.0029
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    12:00 UK time
    Name
    I GBP Acc
    Bid price
    70.30p
    Offer price
    70.30p
    Absolute change
    0.0036
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    12:00 UK time
    Name
    I GBP Inc
    Bid price
    56.48p
    Offer price
    56.48p
    Absolute change
    0.0029
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    12:00 UK time
    Name
    L GBP Acc
    Bid price
    54.90p
    Offer price
    54.90p
    Absolute change
    0.0028
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    12:00 UK time
    Name
    R GBP Acc
    Bid price
    65.23p
    Offer price
    65.23p
    Absolute change
    0.0033
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    12:00 UK time
    Name
    R GBP Inc
    Bid price
    56.34p
    Offer price
    56.34p
    Absolute change
    0.0029
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    12:00 UK time

    Key risks

    The value of an investment and any income taken from it is not guaranteed and can go down as well as up, you may not get back the amount you originally invested.

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    The fund could lose money if any institution providing services such as acting as counterparty to derivatives or other instruments, becomes unwilling or unable to meet its obligations to the fund.

    Derivatives are highly sensitive to changes in the value of the asset on which they are based and can increase the size of losses and gains.

    The fund may have underlying investments that are valued in currencies that are different from sterling (British pounds). Exchange rate fluctuations will impact the value of your investment. Currency hedging techniques may be applied to reduce this impact but may not entirely eliminate it.

    Index disclaimer

    Source: London Stock Exchange Group plc and its group undertakings (collectively, the “LSE Group”). © LSE Group 2020. FTSE Russell is a trading name of certain of the LSE Group companies. “FTSE®” is a trade mark of the relevant LSE Group companies and is used by any other LSE Group company under license. All rights in the FTSE Russell indexes or data vest in the relevant LSE Group company which owns the index or the data. Neither LSE Group nor its licensors accept any liability for any errors or omissions in the indexes or data and no party may rely on any indexes or data contained in this communication. No further distribution of data from the LSE Group is permitted without the relevant LSE Group company’s express written consent. The LSE Group does not promote, sponsor or endorse the content of this communication.

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