A new dawn or twilight for Japan's fund managers?


The change in government following the 30 August election may herald a new era for Japanese business, but ministerial announcements have the industry watching with caution

On 30 August when the Japanese electorate chose to oust the Liberal Democratic Party and voted in the Democratic Party of Japan it was, decisively, a call for change. As change is what hedge fund managers thrive on, this turning point could herald a new era of investment opportunities, and potentially reverse foreign investors' disdain for Japan. On the other hand, it could be a road to nowhere - as one veteran Japan