Comgest's Kaye: Should you bet on Japan's tortoise or America's hare?

Going long will pay off for investors

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Richard Kaye of Comgest

In recent years Japan's Nikkei 500 index, the less famous sibling to the Nikkei 225, not only hit a record high but consistently outperformed the S&P 500.

Indeed, many Japanese stocks have been quietly outperforming US and other global counterparts for years, and with political tensions and Covid-19 convulsing the globe, Japan seems like a rare island of...

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