European fund selectors return to Japan after years of outflows

Mark Battersby
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Europeans are cautiously investing in Japan-oriented funds amid hopes that the nation's various pledges and actions will see it emerge from the shadow it has been under for the past 30 years, according to the latest issue of The Cerulli Edge—European Monthly Product Trends. Money exited Japan-oriented funds in Europe in four of the five years to 2020, with 2017 the exception. However, flows have been positive so far this year. "It remains to be seen whether Japan has truly turned the corner and become an attractive destination for foreign investors," said Fabrizio Zumbo, associate di...

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