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Thursday 17 April, 2003

Fleming Japanese Inv

PurchaseofOwnSecurities-Amend

Fleming Japanese Inv Trust PLC
17 April 2003

The following replaces the 'Purchase of Own Securities' announcement released on
17th April 2003 at 15:09 hrs under RNS No. 1828K



To date 1,360,000 shares have been bought back instead of 1,780,000 as
previously stated and the remaining shares in issue total 186,451,919 not
186,031,919.



All other details remain unchanged.  The full amended text appears below.





                          STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT


                   THE FLEMING JAPANESE INVESTMENT TRUST PLC

                 REPURCHASE OF ORDINARY SHARES FOR CANCELLATION





The Fleming Japanese Investment Trust plc announces that on 15th April 2003 in
the market they purchased for 250,000 ordinary shares at 119.0p per share
representing 0.13% of the ordinary shares in issue.



The current repurchase authority for 28,153,007 shares was approved by
shareholders on 19th December 2002.  To date 1,360,000 shares have been
repurchased under this authority.



The remaining shares in issue following this repurchase total 186,451,919.







17th April 2003



For further information, please contact:



Jonathan Latter (Company Secretary)

J.P. Morgan Fleming Asset Management (UK) Limited, 020 7742 3408



Gavin Tooke

Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein - Stockbrokers to the Company, 020 7475 6685






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