Japanese markets have jumped almost 5% in the first three weeks of the year - almost unheard of for the region - in anticipation of a reversal of the decade and half long slump into deflation.
The Nikkei 225 has soared 4.98% higher to 10,913 points, while the Topix has had its longest weekly winning streak since 1986, rising 1.4%. Meanwhile, the yen fell below 90 to the dollar for the first...
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Multiple VCTs now less attractive
Last year's EU-influenced Budget brought the most significant changes to the VCT sector in over half a decade. Scott Longley asks industry specialists how the changes will affect them.
Hidden costs bite