If results of January’s first tuna auction are anything to go by, 2021 looks to be a year that will continue to test the resilience of Japanese companies. However, 2020 has proven that there are opportunities for the discerning investor in Japan’s vibrant stock markets.
Andrew Mulliner, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Aggregate Strategies, explains why 2021 will likely be a year of recovery, though he cautions that we should keep one eye on inflation and inflation expectations.
News of game-changing vaccines have heralded a dramatic change in expectations for markets and the economy in 2021. Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi Asset Team, considers the rationale behind this optimism.