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Fahad Hassan of Albemarle Street Partners

Fahad Hassan, chief investment officer at Albemarle Street Partners, dives into Japanese equities

Investors in Japanese equities have been rocked by several high-profile corporate scandals in the last decade. The Olympus saga, Toshiba's irregular accounting and Takata's failure to report faulty airbags. While these scandals are not unique to Japan, they do raise questions about the risks versus reward equation for investors when it comes to Japanese equities.  Japan is turning over a new leaf Investors in Japan have long known about the complex multi-stakeholder relationships that companies manage. Japanese businesses have a long tradition of treating employees, suppliers, and loc...

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