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May 23, 2013
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Equity investors flock to Japan funds, exit emerging markets

LONDON (Reuters) – Equity investors piled a net $9.1 billion into Japan mutual funds and ETFs last month, while exiting some emerging markets, showing continued support for “Abenomics” – Japan’s efforts to revitalise economic growth.

Japan equity products were by far the top-performing sector in April, taking in more than three times the amount of the next best fund category, according to data from fund research firm Lipper.

May 22, 2013
May 22, 2013
May 22, 2013
via Global Investing

The only game in town

The extent of the surge to Japan by equity investors is written in sparkly 50-foot-high neon letters by the latest flows data out from Lipper.

We all know that Abenomics has, thus far, cast a spell over markets; the Nikkei is up about 80 percent since the middle of November, when Shinzo Abe first started looking like a bona fide challenger to win power. But it is still startling to see how flows into Japan have dominated investment behaviour.

May 22, 2013

Equity investors flock to Japan funds, exit emerging markets-Lipper

LONDON, May 22 (Reuters) – Equity investors piled a net $9.1
billion into Japan mutual funds and ETFs last month, while
exiting some emerging markets, showing continued support for
“Abenomics” – Japan’s efforts to revitalise economic growth.

Japan equity products were by far the top-performing sector
in April, taking in more than three times the amount of the next
best fund category, according to data from fund research firm
Lipper.

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