JAPAN

Funds management

Amundi has detailed its current asset allocation in fixed income, including its weighting to Japan after the Bank of Japan made its first interest rate hike since 2016....

Funds management

The asset manager has moved overweight duration for the first time in three years as it believes the rate hiking cycle has concluded, as well as moving overweight UK and ...

People & Products

Asset consulting firm Frontier Advisors has established an office in Tokyo, appointing Yuichi Alex Takayama to lead its presence in Japan and the Asia Pacific....

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Funds management

With Japan’s vaccine roll-out falling behind and its stockmarket underperforming, will the Olympics help Japan’s economic outlook?...

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Funds management

As Japan takes centre stage of host of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which Japanese fund has received the gold medal for performance?...

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Funds management

Bell Asset Management is holding an underweight to Asia-Pacific as it is struggling to find smaller companies in the region that meet its environmental, social and govern...

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Funds management

Japanese funds have struggled to outperform the Nikkei 225 with no funds outperforming over three or five years and only one outperforming over the last decade....

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Funds management

T. Rowe Price has increased its weighting to Japan at the expense of Europe as it feels the global trade outlook is a key driver for Japan while Europe is struggling with...

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Funds management

Despite a global pandemic, data from FE Analytics has found only two major stockmarkets ended the year in negative territory. ...

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Funds management

As Pengana divests from the mega-cap FAANG names, the firm is exploring technology options in Asia Pacific instead....

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Funds management

Some US$1.9 billion in assets went into Japanese equities over the last week but in Australia, no Japanese equity funds have made a return since the start of the year....

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Life/Risk

News reports out of Japan suggest MLC Life’s Japanese parent, Nippon Life, is considering injecting more capital as it moves to staunch losses associated with income prot...

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Funds management

COVID-19 has forced Asia Pacific real estate investors to reallocate from Australia and Japan towards China and South Korea, according to a not-for-profit investors’ asso...

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Funds management

Over the last week investors globally piled US$1.4 billion into Japanese equities but most Australia-domiciled funds focused on the country have struggled to beat the sec...

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Funds management

Over three quarters of funds focused on Japan have managed to beat their Asia Pacific counterparts with positive returns over the past year....

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