An update from manager Hisashi Arakawa

In this podcast we are joined by Hisashi Arakawa, manager of Aberdeen Japan Investment Trust. He discusses the latest annual results for the Trust, recent portfolio activity and the outlook for the Japanese market.

Recorded on 5 July 2021.

Discrete performance (%)

30/06/21 30/06/20 30/06/19 30/06/18 30/06/17
Share Price 9.5 17.2 (6.5) 8.7 21.8
NAV 9.1 19.7 (7.0) 7.7 21.4
Benchmark (Topix Index) 10.7 6.1 (2.1) 9.5 24.2

Total return; NAV to NAV, net income reinvested, GBP. Share price total return is on a mid-to-mid basis. Dividend calculations are to reinvest as at the ex-dividend date. NAV returns based on NAVs with debt valued at fair value. Source: Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited, Lipper and Morningstar.

Past performance is not a guide to future results.

Annual dividend per share (p) for financial years ending 31 March

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
Dividend per share (p) 15.00 15.00 5.40 5.20 6.00


A short update on Japan

In this podcast we are joined by Ben Morris, Senior Investment Specialist at abrdn. Here he provides a short update on Japan: an update on markets and why Japan still remains an important asset class, a look at how we invest in Japan and finally a brief outlook.

Recorded on Monday 26th October 2020.


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