Fidelity Japanese Trust : FJV focuses predominantly on medium-sized and smaller Japanese companies, many of which are under researched, with the aim of achieve long-term capital growth from an actively managed portfolio of securities. This creates an opportunity to find mis-priced stocks and vigorously assess their potential before making investment decisions. The managers say Japan has a well developed infrastructure and many innovative businesses that span a broad spectrum of industries from manufacturing to cutting-edge technology. It can also leverage its close proximity to China and other high-growth Asian countries. The manager’s proprietary research forms the cornerstone of the investment process and drives the trust manager’s bottom-up stock selection approach and sector allocation is a direct result of the manager’s bottom-up stock selection. The portfolio manager is based in Tokyo, Japan.
Fidelity Japanese Trust changed its name from Fidelity Japanese Values with effect from 24th May 2018. The ticker (FJV) remains unchanged.
We have written research on this company as part of a regular review of Fidelity’s closed end funds. You can read these here: May 2014, October 2015, May 2016, February 2017, July 2017, and March 2018
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