Japanese stocks are about as cheap on a price to 12-month forward EPS ratio as they have been in many years and are cheaper than many of their global peers.
Joining Shanghai and Hong Kong offices
The Japanese equity market will resume its ascent, buoyed by favourable political conditions, strong and evolving corporate reforms and continued monetary easing by the Bank of Japan (BoJ).
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'It is not about active or passive'
Unloved for a generation, Japan's equity markets are coming back into favour - and for good reason.
The consumer markets of China, India and Indonesia have grown at year-on-year rates of 5.9% to 9.5%.
Left in April
Beijing taking on Silicon Valley for tech supremacy
Joined with Chinese asset manager Ping An
Improving prospects in Japan
Shinzo Abe's landslide victory in last year's presidential election leaves him in an unprecedented position of power and likely to become the longest-serving Japanese premier ever.
Market neutral fund
Successful entries prompt weighting increase
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Chinese internet companies seen stellar earnings expansion
Some Asian markets up
Joining up over £13.8bn of assets
How important are shareholders to a business? Normally, very important.
Joined from Amundi in June
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Managers warn of consequences from fall in lira
Following Shinzo Abe's re-election as Prime Minister in 2012 and the infamous 'three arrow' stimulus package, the Japanese equity market was a star performer among the world's stock markets in 2013.
Finding opportunities in less well-known markets
Everyone likes low prices, but if I said to you the level of Japanese consumer prices are now at the same level as way back in October 1998, then correctly you would conclude something is not quite right.
The US administration appears to be targeting export-oriented entities out of China.