Japan funds end first half with solid gains despite market turbulence

Thu Jul 18, 2013



June was a volatile month for Japanese equities as the market reacted to fluctuations in the Japanese yen, with down over 8% at one stage, though ending the month flat. A resumption of yen weakness later in the month, however, led to a strong rally.

Given these conditions, it was not surprising to see many Japan long/shorts posting negative returns for the month:...

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