T Rowe Price Japan Fund
Subdued Inflation in Japan: A Case for More Stimulus?
Inflation in Japan, as measured by the consumer price index, rose just 0.2% in July from a year ago. The Bank of Japan has a target of 2% for inflation in Japan.
Growth in Japanese Housing Starts Slowed in July 2015
Japanese housing starts rose in July 2015, but their pace slowed compared to a month ago. Housing starts rose by 7.4% in July compared to a year ago.
A Portfolio Scan of the T. Rowe Price Japan Fund in 2015
The T. Rowe Price Japan Fund (PRJPX) is well diversified with 78 holdings as of December 2015. It was managing assets worth $330.08 million at the end of December.
The T. Rowe Price Japan Fund (PRJPX): Historical Overview
The T. Rowe Price Japan Fund seeks “long-term growth of capital through investment in … companies located, or with primary operations, in Japan.”
What Investors Should Know about the T. Rowe Price Japan Fund
As of the end of July 2015, the T. Rowe Price Japan Fund (PRJPX) had assets worth $330.43 million. Its expense ratio is 1.05%, and it doesn’t charge a 12b-1 fee.
A Stock-Level Analysis of Japan-Focused Mutual Funds: PRJPX
The T. Rowe Price Japan Fund’s (PRJPX) total returns for the past one year ended July 24, 2015, stood at 6.8%. Toyota has been the fund’s top holding in the period, forming 4.8% of the portfolio on average.