Spurred by "Abenomics" and a weaker yen, the Nikkei 225 index is outpacing its peers this year by a wide margin. Some stocks are posting gains of 60%, 70% or even 100%. Here are a few of the top performers.
Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso has defended his country's fight against deflation, saying the yen's decline is an unintended consequence.
Investors in Japan are cheering the implementation of "Abenomics," a fresh round of government spending and drastic monetary easing designed to end 15 years of deflation.
In the topsy-turvy market of the past five years, these managers led their funds to some of the best performances in their respective areas. Here's what they're bullish on now.
Japan is in the midst of a high-wire act: It is trying to reawaken its economy while not sparking a currency war.
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