Prospects for Japanese Equities
Portfolio Manager Shuntaro Takeuchi discussed the drivers behind Japanese equity market performance year to date, the impact of a weakening yen on corporate profitability and how the Matthews Japan Fund is positioned for this environment.
The date of this recording was 14 June 2022.
EPS: Earnings Per Share (EPS) is the amount of annual profit (after tax and all other expenses) attributable to each share in a company. EPS is calculated by dividing profit by the average number of shares on issue.
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The views and opinions in this commentary were as of the report date, subject to change and may not reflect the writer's current views. They are not guarantees of performance or investment results and should not be taken as investment advice. Investment decisions reflect a variety of factors, and the managers reserve the right to change their views about individual stocks, sectors, and the markets at any time. As a result, the views expressed should not be relied upon as a forecast of the Fund's future investment intent. It should not be assumed that any investment will be profitable or will equal the performance of any securities or any sectors mentioned herein. The information does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any securities mentioned.
Investors should not invest in the Fund solely based on the information in the Audio Commentary alone. Please refer to the Prospectus for further details of the risk factors.
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