Japan’s Nikkei 225 sets new all-time high

After 34 years, Japanese stocks reached an all-time high for the first time since December 1989  overnight.  The Nikkei 225 has been on a sustained upward trajectory for over a year, supported by a number of factors including corporate governance reforms and a normalising economy. Despite the strong recent returns, Jeremy Osborne, Investment Director of Fidelity Japan Trust PLC, thinks Japanese equities still offer compelling value and investors are underexposed to the market.

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