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Equities| Dec 15, 2014

Europe most favoured investment region for 2015: AIC

Europe was followed by the US and Asia Pacific excluding Japan.

Investments| Dec 11, 2014

RWC teams up with Nissay for Japan fund

Group says RWC Nissay Japan Focus fund will expand existing joint venture between firms.

Economic Indicators| Dec 11, 2014

Rise in asset class sentiment ahead of new year: Lloyds

Eurozone asset class has seen one of its biggest monthly improvements.

UK| Dec 11, 2014

Polar Capital AUM under pressure from Japan outflows

Chief executive Tim Woolley called it a “challenging” first half as he suggested that movements in the Japanese market had hit results.

Dec 11, 2014

Japan machinery orders fall 6.4%

A key figure of Japan’s capital spending declined in October, with machinery orders down 6.4 per cent.

Dec 08, 2014

Matthews Asia hires Neil Steedman for UK push

Former head of discretionary sales at Aberdeen joins US asset manager to expand its presence in the UK and Europe.

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: Japan - November 2014| Dec 08, 2014

Scandals could hit investor confidence

As Shinzo Abe calls a snap election for later this month, how has his administration weathered political scandal?

From Special Report: Japan - November 2014| Dec 08, 2014

Investors weigh up a roller-coaster year for Japan

Japan’s investment performance has been impacted by the economic and political situation.

From Special Report: Japan - November 2014| Dec 08, 2014

Japan is ‘living on borrowed time’

The country’s debt burden is not sustainable without serious reforms.

From Special Report: Japan - November 2014| Dec 08, 2014

Will policies solve long-standing weaknesses?

Japan’s prime minister needs to make sure his ‘three arrows’ strategy continues to tackle the economic situation.

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Special Reports

Japan - December 2014

The land of the rising sun has had a turbulent year, but is there hope on the horizon as we move into 2015?

Special Reports

Investing in Asia - October 2014

Asian growth is a well-established story now, as is the threat of a decline in the years to come.

Special Reports

Equity Income - September 2014

Investors will need to start thinking outside the box in their search for yield.

Recent Articles
  1. Japan - December 2014
    From Our Publications| Dec 08, 2014

    Japan - December 2014

    The land of the rising sun has had a turbulent year, but is there hope on the horizon as we move into 2015?

  2. Investment Trusts| Dec 08, 2014

    Snapshot: Asia-focused trusts outperform peers

    Investment trusts targeting India are among the best performers for the year to date.

  3. Franklin Templeton mulls sterling share class for new funds
    Dec 05, 2014

    Franklin Templeton mulls sterling share class for new funds

    Franklin Templeton says it is going to “gauge” interest in sterling share classes for a new Luxembourg-domiciled range.

  4. China’s rate cut ‘will not lift emerging markets’
    Investments| Dec 03, 2014

    China’s rate cut ‘will not lift emerging markets’

    Hopes the interest rate cut will stimulate growth in emerging economies ‘are unfounded’.

  5. Newton’s Pidcock ramps up cash to highest ever level
    Dec 02, 2014

    Newton’s Pidcock ramps up cash to highest ever level

    Newton’s Asian equities manager Jason Pidcock cites ‘current lack of opportunities’ except in favoured Australia - also at its highest level.

  6. Asia manager Young warns own trust expensive
    Dec 02, 2014

    Asia manager Young warns own trust expensive

    Aberdeen manager predicts slow earnings growth for smaller Asian businesses.

  7. News Analysis: Can Abe’s eastern promise deliver?
    Investments| Dec 02, 2014

    News Analysis: Can Abe’s eastern promise deliver?

    Pam Atherton asks how effective ‘Abenomics’ has been for a Japanese economy plagued by deflation and poor growth.

  8. Markets slump triggers evasive manoeuvers on cancer trust
    Investment Trusts| Dec 02, 2014

    Markets slump triggers evasive manoeuvers on cancer trust

    Trust that helps to fight cancer moves to protect investors from market falls and limit losses.

  9. Markets welcome Chinese rate cut
    Dec 01, 2014

    Markets welcome Chinese rate cut

    Strategists claim cut is part of China’s move towards a consumption-led economy.

  10. Moody’s downgrades Japan and predicts bond yields will rise
    Dec 01, 2014

    Moody’s downgrades Japan and predicts bond yields will rise

    “Heightened uncertainty” around deficit reduction and the effectiveness of growth measures cited for downgrade.

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