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JPMorgan Russian Securities plc
(GB0032164732)

JPMORGAN RUSSIAN SECURITIES PLC

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JPMorgan Russian Securities plc is the only investment trust providing pure exposure to the ongoing transformation of the Russian economy. The trust is managed by a dedicated team with first-hand knowledge of this complex market.

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Manager Commentary

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Board of Directors

  • Gill Nott

  • Alexander Easton

  • Robert Jeens

  • George Nianias

  • Tamara Sakovska

In their words (as of 31 Oct 2017)

The portfolio outperformed the benchmark during October. Stock selection contributed to relative returns while sector allocation detracted. In the consumer staples sector relative returns were driven by our lack of exposure to Magnit, Russia's largest retailer. The stock fell 24% (in GBP terms) on the back of lacklustre third quarter earnings, with net profit falling more than 50% year-on-year. Our exposure to MD Medical Group Holdings, a private healthcare provider for women and children, added to relative returns. During the period, the company reported better-than-expected third quarter numbers on the back of an increase in IVF cycles and patient treatments. Conversely, not owning Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), the largest mobile operator in Russia, weighed on relative returns as the stock continues to lead the Russian telecom market in 4G availability. We do not own this company due to corporate governance concerns.

Stock selection in the materials sector proved to be a drag on performance, led by our exposure to RUSAL, the world's second largest aluminum company, where two shareholders sold a 3% stake in the company

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