FPP’s Griffin heralds challenging times and opportunities in Japan

Wed Jun 20, 2012

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May was a brutal month for Japan, with TOPIX down 10.5%. In volatile conditions FPP Japan has coped relatively well, a -3.48% return in May leaving year-to-date figures at 1.69%.

The fund’s manager Alexander Griffin – who previously, along with co-manager Richard Whittall, ran the Boyer Allan Japan fund from 2000 to 2007 – believes the rest of the year is likely to be equally difficult for Japan.

A key sticking point, Griffin says, is...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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