Japan managers help maintain number of consistently top quartile performing funds

Columbia Threadneedle Fund Watch

James Baxter-Derrington
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Japan managers have once again buoyed the number of funds consistently delivering top quartile performance, with the sector noted as “something of an outlier”.

According to Columbia Threadneedle Investments' latest Multi-Manager Fund Watch survey, 12.3% of funds in the IA Japan sector achieved rolling 12-month top quartile performance, comprising a fifth of the total funds that managed this performance in Q4 2023. Japan's actions speak louder than words While the IA Global Emerging Markets and Global Equity sectors had a higher number of funds achieve this metric, they both had considerably smaller proportions of total funds manage the task - just 9% and 2.8%, respectively. No funds within the IA £ Corporate, IA UK Equity Income or IA Nor...

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