Country's economy moved back into deflation last month.
Corporates have already been through 'fire and brimstone'
Jason Hsu, co-founder of Research Affiliates, explores how investors can determine the most important performance and risk factors when putting together a portfolio, and ensure they have the most significance
Kirill Pyshkin, fund manager at Mirabaud Asset Management, says the recent underperformance of global high dividend stocks is unusual, so should investors be taking advantage of the buying opportunity?
Nick Price, portfolio manager of the Fidelity Japanese Values trust, explores the key changes being made by Japanese corporates.
Equity market contagion is a familiar but often irrational phenomenon, which can be driven more by ill-defined fears than by sober analysis.
Who topped the chart?
Renewed fears over China's slowdown have hit Japanese equity markets just as the country's reform programme comes under pressure, Hardeep Tawakley reports.
Can they hold strong through future volatility?
Japan's index sees biggest daily rise since 2008
Kenichi Amaki, portfolio manager at Matthews Asia, describes three groups in the Japanese equity market that he believes can offer the best growth opportunities
Legg Mason manager says second stage of recovery reached
New reforms by PM not favoured by all
Scott McGlashan, manager of the £685m JOHCM Japan fund, questions why cyclical stocks have stood on the edge of the dance floor while 'dull' bond proxies are strutting their stuff.
Are Japanese stocks in bubble territory?
Improving corporate governance adds to appeal
Gold suffered largest drop in sentiment
Strategists, asset allocators and fund managers reveal their best ideas for the months ahead as the second half of the year begins in earnest.
Pictet Asset Management has upgraded its European exposure to a full overweight, following the resolution of a Greek bailout deal and positive expectations for future earnings.
The IA Japan sector is home to the most consistent fund performers over the past three years, according to the latest research by F&C's multi-manager team.
The board of the Fidelity Japanese Values trust has appointed Nicholas Price, who currently runs a number of the group's Japanese funds, as its new manager.
Man Group saw $2.6bn of net outflows during the first half of the year, largely driven by redemptions from the group's long-only portfolios including GLG's Japan CoreAlpha strategy, but performance fees helped profits jump 89%.