Matthews Japan fund to closely resemble similar strategy that has been running in the US since 1998.
Asian markets slip as central bank trims growth and inflation figures.
Experts predict more economic loosening in wake of cuts in bank lending rules.
Manager Helen Lam will remain at the group as a manager of other China-related funds.
Ratings agency cites lack of “sufficient structural fiscal measures” and slowing economic growth as it downgrades Japan from ‘A+’ to ‘A’.
Japan is to continue with its monetary easing programme, with decline in energy prices keeping inflation low.
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Apr 16, 2015
Japan outlook soars past US and Europe thanks to reforms by premier Shinzo Abe.
Apr 10, 2015
Assets under management fall by almost $1bn (£681m) as uncertainty over Japanese equities and “disappointing performance” drive outflows.
Apr 08, 2015
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