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Understanding the Japanese market

For years, there has been an almost stubborn lack of interest in the Japanese market from global investors. The debt burden is high, the population is ageing, a deflationary spiral has held back the domestic economy for decades – to name some reasons for this. However, a look behind the façade is worthwhile, says Richard Kaye, Analyst and Portfolio Manager, at Comgest. In our interview he explains why Japan is misunderstood and gives reasons, why investors should consider Japanese Equities.

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