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01JUN 2017

60 seconds on the most predictable element of investing in Japan

Andrew Rose explains why the geopolitical backdrop should not distract investors from positive company-level changes in Japan.

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2017

MARCH

08MAR 2017

Economics

30-year asset class returns forecast: 2017 update

The Schroders Economics Group provides its annual update of its 30-year return forecasts for a range of asset classes. Equities remain the asset class offering the greatest potential for returns.

FEBRUARY

28FEB 2017

Economics

How exposed is the Japanese economy to possible US trade protectionism?

Japan may appear less exposed than some other countries to US trade risks but it would still be affected by anti-globalisation measures.

14FEB 2017

Markets

Abe-Trump meeting positive for Japan

The meeting between the Japanese and US leaders was more amicable than many expected, leaving the serious battles to be fought another day.

2016

DECEMBER

02DEC 2016

Markets

Outlook 2017: Japanese equities

In common with other equity markets, the outlook for Japan in 2017 has become slightly more complicated following the US presidential election.

SEPTEMBER

21SEP 2016

Economics

No BoJ rate cut, but new policies brought in to boost inflation

The BoJ move is welcome, but will the public be convinced?

09SEP 2016

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60 seconds with Keith Wade on cutting his global growth forecast

Keith Wade explains why the economics team has trimmed its forecast for global growth this year.

JULY

29JUL 2016

Economics

Bank of Japan: cupboard is bare but corporate prospects undimmed

After the Bank of Japan's latest policy decision, we look at the options left for authorities to stimulate the economy and the outlook for corporate earnings.