JPMorgan Japanese Investment Trust plc (the Trust) is a United Kingdom-based investment trust. The Trust's objective is to provide shareholders with capital growth from a portfolio of investments in Japanese companies by long-term outperformance of the Trust's benchmark index, the Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section Index (TOPIX) expressed in sterling terms. The Trust invests in various sectors, including electric appliances, services, retail trade, information and communications, machinery, transportation equipment, glass and ceramic products, rubber products, wholesale trade, foods, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, metal products, non-ferrous metals, other financing business, insurance, banks, security and commodity futures, real estate and construction. JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Limited manages the Trust's portfolio. JPMorgan Funds Limited is the Trust's alternative investment fund manager.