It’s been a volatile year for markets with investors being challenged at various times by Greek debt concerns, US Federal Reserve (Fed) tightening, capital flight from China and then Brexit.
This has left share markets lower over the past 12 months, while resulting in a very strong year for bonds. Uncertainty seems set to dominate over the next year too and will constrain overall returns. However, this will also create opportunities that we will target in our portfolios.
In this market update Tim discusses Japan’s economic challenges and impacts for investors.
For more information on the impact of Japanese policies on your investments, please contact your financial adviser.
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