Japan equity funds suffer largest ever weekly outflows

Anna Fedorova
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Japanese equity funds have seen the largest even outflows in US dollar terms as investors rushed for safe-haven cash, latest data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch reveals.

In the week to 9 October investors pulled $1.7bn (£1.1bn) from Japanese equity funds, the largest ever weekly outflow in US dollar terms and the highest since December 2011 as a percentage of AUM. Japanese...

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