Abe's non-approval rates have risen to match his approval rates, and further political uncertainty will present a large hurdle to progress, says Genzo Kimura, economist at SuMi Trust.
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ECB and BOJ set for further stimulus
Brings over $167m fund
Recovery from summer sell-off
Latest Lloyds Private Banking survey
Goldman Sachs' David Townshend believes slowing Asian economies and many depreciating currencies in the region bode negatively for the Japanese economy.
Tesco and Sainsbury's 'overvalued'
Industry Voice: Japan Q&A with leading fund selectors
Fed expected to hike next month
For manager Richard Aston
'Fear and greed' are two powerful drivers of stock markets, if the old Wall Street adage is to be believed. But how relevant is this saying in today's sophisticated financial world?
Expanded to offer sterling, Swiss franc and euro exposure
CEO thinks active management needs promoting
Tokio Marine Asset Management examines how the Chinese economy and Japanese corporates are moving on to their next phases of development and looks at ways to exploit disparities between market perception and reality.
Tokio Marine Asset Management analyses the structural reasons as to why corporate governance matters so much for Japanese corporates and looks beyond booming dividends and share buybacks for new investment ideas.
Seek to benefit from Asian growth
Kenichi Amaki, portfolio manager at Matthews Asia, argues investors focusing on Abenomics and GDP growth are missing the 'bigger picture' of Japan capitalising on demand from within Asia.
Baillie Gifford has appointed Praveen Kumar as manager of the Shin Nippon trust, replacing John MacDougall who moves to take up another role at the firm.
Abenomics is apparently not working: Japan is almost back in recession; Abe's third arrow of structural reform has missed. These are increasingly popular assessments but, in my opinion, are also a severe misdiagnosis, writes Neptune's George Boyd-Bowman.
While it is true Japan's domestic economy remains stagnant with negative real GDP growth for the second quarter 2015 figures, it is important to look beyond the headlines.
Neptune's George Boyd-Bowman, manager of the Global Income fund, assesses the impact of Abenomics on corporate Japan.
Japanese stocks well placed to outperform global markets