The Japanese equity market has seen net outflows in the past 12 months, with concerns over global growth and the trade war weighing on investor sentiment in the region.
Wider access for European investors
Experts fear 'tit-for-tat tariffs' could spark financial slump
Pockets of opportunity in Far East
Japanese stocks have more than doubled their returns since December 2012, on the back of Abenomics, but many investors are still not convinced of the sustainability of the rally.
Headwinds expected into Q2
Faced with ongoing uncertainty and volatility, global macroeconomic commentators are in two distinct camps: one that observes symptoms of recession and another that observes signs of a global recovery.
Which funds made the cut?
Capitalising on local companies
The Japanese sector driving market returns over the next ten years
Headwinds facing Made in China 2025 initiative
Japanese equities have been routinely shunned by global allocators for decades.
Last year was challenging for Japanese equities.
New era, but same success stories
Record high debt-to-GDP ratio no issue for bullish managers
Impact of political turmoil and Brexit
Which products will rise back?
Attractive dividend yields
Whipping industrial companies into shape over air pollution
Growth could be unimpeded by trade tensions
MSCI has recently increased the Chinese A-share market's inclusion factor from 5% to 20%.
The Japanese stockmarket offers opportunities for investing in growth companies that are benefiting from structural changes in business or consumption patterns, or from demographic patterns such as the ageing, declining population.
Will work alongside Chisako Hardie