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Junichi Inoue

Head of Japanese Equities | Portfolio Manager
Junichi Inoue | Janus Henderson Investors

Junichi Inoue is Head of Japanese Equities at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since joining Henderson in 2016. Junichi is also a Portfolio Manager on the International Opportunities strategy. Prior to Henderson, he worked at DIAM Asset Management, where he was a fund manager for global REITs on the broader equity team from 2012. Before that, he was with BlackRock for 14 years after originally being hired by Mercury Asset Management in Tokyo in 1998. (Mercury Asset Management was acquired by Merrill Lynch in 1997; their asset management business merged with BlackRock in 2006.) During this time, he covered Japanese equities as an analyst and portfolio manager and interacted with global/EAFE teams in London. From 2002 to 2006, he was based in London, working as part of the global equity team covering Japanese markets. In 2006, he moved back to Tokyo, where he managed fundamental Japan equity portfolios across all capitalisations until his departure in 2012.

Junichi holds a bachelor of laws degree from Hitotsubashi University. He has 26 years of financial industry experience.

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Japan Equities Outlook: What Can Tuna Auctions Tell Us About Future Market Trends?

Japan Equities Outlook: What Can Tuna Auctions Tell Us About Future Market Trends?

Junichi Inoue, Head of Japanese Equities, discusses why the Japanese stock market performed well last year despite its cyclicality and shares his outlook for a recovery in 2021.

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