Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a decisive victory in the Upper House polls last month. His ruling coalition now holds a 'super majority' control of both houses of parliament (ie, holds de-facto more than two-thirds of all parliamentary seats), writes Jesper...
Increases ETF purchase programme
Which funds topped the chart?
As the yen continues to strengthen, Invesco Perpetual's head of Japanese equities Paul Chesson asks if it is nearing the endgame for Japan or if the central bank could make yet another move to strengthen the country’s stalled economy.
GLG long only FUM dives 22% in H2
Small overweight retained in Japan
Also buying protection and raising cash
To be bought by Japan's SoftBank Group
Index 'substantially' below all-time peak
Top position in two funds and trust
Neptune’s Chris Taylor analyses the outlook for Japanese equities as the country’s central bank looks to provide additional stimulus this month in a bid to help stem the yen’s strong run.
World trade growth has slowed since 2008
Diversifying client base in UK
Global makets 'riddled' with uncertainty
Trades on rplan.co.uk platform up 175% in days after vote
Tokio Marine Asset Management, as a locally-based bottom-up stock selector, offers a different perspective on the widely held market perceptions of Japan and presents an alternative view which some investors outside of Japan may not have been aware of...
Japan is out of favour, especially with foreign investors, and the market has sold down amid rising global macroeconomic concerns and volatility in returns. In particular, investors have shunned stocks where earnings are perceived to be cyclical or volatile...
Improving corporate governance
Baillie Gifford's Whitley: It baffles me why people still use the pre-computer age, price-weighted Nikkei index in Japan
Head of Baillie Gifford's Japan equity team
To replace Guy Henriques
Helped by new Abenomic reforms
Currently yielding 2.5%
Easy to become 'despondent' over Japan
Manager of Japan Income fund