Important information

  • The Fund invests primarily in shares of companies organised under the laws of Japan.
  • Investors should note the concentration risk of investing in equities and equity related securities with exposure to Japan, currency exchange risk, equities risk, volatility risk, and general investment risk.
  • Financial derivative instruments (FDI) may be used for efficient portfolio management purposes or to hedge or reduce the overall risk of investments. Risks associated with FDI include counterparty/credit risk, liquidity risk, valuation risk, volatility risk and over-the-counter transaction risk. The leverage element/component of a FDI can result in a loss significantly greater than the amount invested in the FDI by the Fund. Exposure to FDI may lead to a high risk of significant loss by the Fund.
  • The value of the Fund can be volatile and could go down substantially.
  • Investors should not base their investment decision on this material alone.
  • Invesco Japanese Equity Core Fund


NAV (19/10/2018)

21.5800 USD

12 months
Low High
21.2000 22.2600

Why This Fund

  • The fund has a long track record (fund launch in April 2001) of investing in equities with the aim of achieving capital growth in Japan
  • The UK-based investment team has in-depth knowledge of Japanese equites
  • Currency-hedged shares are available for investors in an attempt to mitigate currency fluctuations against the Japanese yen.
  • Distribution shares are available for investors who want to receive potential cash income (if any).

Fund performance chart

Cumulative Performance

Last update date: 31/08/2018
  YTD 3M 6M 1Y 3Y 5Y Since Launch~
Share Class -6.25% -1.05% -8.00% 5.99% 18.52% 35.45% 120.59%
Index^ -1.85% -2.48% -4.47% 8.76% 31.52% 53.74% 70.07%

Calendar Year Performance*

Last update date: 31/12/2017
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Share Class 22.12% 4.08% 9.58% -9.24% 31.44%
Index^ 26.55% 3.46% 11.69% -3.33% 27.03%

Dividend Report+

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Aims to pay dividend on monthly/ quarterly/ semi-annual/ annual basis. Dividend is not guaranteed. For Fixed Distribution Shares, Gross Income Shares and Monthly Distribution-1 Shares, dividend may be paid out of the capital. Please refer to Note 1 and/ or Note 2 of the "Important Information".

Record Date (DD/MM/YY) Rate / Share (USD) Price on Record Date (USD) Annualized Dividend (%)
31/01/2018 0.0334 24.42 0.14
31/01/2017 0.0255 19.73 0.13
29/01/2016 0.0016 1.71 0.09
30/01/2015 0.0001 1.68 0.01
31/01/2012 0.0037 1.31 0.28
30/01/2009 0.0092 1.09 0.84

^ Reference Index: TOPIX

* The calendar year performance of a share class in its year of launch is calculated from its launch date to the last day of that year, which is not a full year return. The calendar year performance of Index in the share class’s year of launch is not available. For launch date, please click Fund Details.

+ Annualized dividend (%) = (Rate/Share X Frequency) ÷ Price on record date. Upon dividend distribution, the fund's net asset value may fall on the ex-dividend date. For Frequency, Monthly = 12; Quarterly = 4; Semi-Annually = 2; Annually =1. All distributions below USD 50 in value (or its equivalent) will be automatically applied in the purchase of further shares of the same class. Positive distribution yield does not imply a positive return.

~For share class's launch date, please refer to Fund Details section.

Fund Objective

Aims at achieving capital growth in Japan by investing mainly in shares of Japanese companies. These companies , organized under the laws of Japan, may include companies organized elsewhere which derive revenues from or have substantial interests in Japan.

Key Facts

Launch Date 08/10/2018
Fund Size USD 217.07mn (as of 31/08/2018)
Management Fee 1.50%
Minimum investment USD 1,500
Initial Charge (up to) 5.00%
Fund Manager Paul Chesson, Tony Roberts
Bloomberg Code IVJPAUD LX
ISIN Code LU1775973099
IVRS Code 206

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Important information

The investment performances are denominated in JPY. US/HK dollar-based investors are therefore exposed to fluctuations in exchange rates.Investment involves risks. Past performance is not indicative of future performance. Investors should read the relevant prospectus for details, including the risk factors and product features. This material has not been reviewed by the Securities and Futures Commission and is issued by Invesco Asset Management Asia Limited (景順投資管理亞洲有限公司). ©2018 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is provided for reference purposes only. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information. Asset allocation data is derived by Morningstar using full holdings data provided by Invesco. Morningstar Licensed Tools and Content powered by Interactive Data Managed Solutions.

All data (including fund and reference index performances) is sourced from Invesco unless otherwise stated.

Performance of the share class is calculated based on NAV to NAV, gross income re-invested in share class currency.