Asia Ex-Japan

Asia Ex-Japan

All the countries in East Asia except for Japan. Asia Ex-Japan contains a number of high-growth, developing economies. Some indices and mutual funds track Asia Ex-Japan in order to observe or take advantage of the high return possible from investing in these countries. Japan is excluded because it is considered a developed country; investing in Japan carries lower risk and a lower return.
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The firm said that it has appointed Guy Smith to the position for Asia ex-Japan.
There are 25 industry groups in the MSCI Asia ex-Japan index and it will be critical to get the sector/themes right next year.
They will initially offer exposure to the United States and Eurozone regions with Japan and Asia ex-Japan to follow.
Respondents from the buy side work at firms that collectively manage an estimated $963 billion in Asia ex-Japan equities.
Nikko Asset Management has launched a Luxemburg-domiciled Asia ex-Japan Equity UCITS fund that will allow Middle Eastern investors to tap into investment opportunities in Asian markets.
The MSCI Asia ex-Japan index has slumped 24 percent since its April peak - sufficient, historically, to entice back investors - but a range of uncertainties is keeping them sidelined.
The study, by Boston-based Cerulli Associates, revealed that in Asia ex-Japan, alternative mutual fund assets under management were US $21 billion at the end of September last year, about 6.
A lot has already been priced in, so profit-taking flows will likely set initially and put downward pressure on the market after Wednesday, before the market consolidates," said Frances Cheung, senior strategist for Asia ex-Japan at Credit Agricole CIB in Hong Kong.
The company said that it has named Mark Leahy as head of debt origination and fixed income syndicate for Asia ex-Japan.
18, 2011 (CENS) -- Moody's Investors Service said in a new report that issuance of high-yield bonds from Asia ex-Japan will be strong in 2011, with the potential for a record year.
5 billion worth of ETF assets under management and had a 13% market share of ETFs in Asia ex-Japan, according to asset manager Blackrock's November 'ETF landscape' report.
Of the five largest Asia ex-Japan Index constituent countries (China, Korea, Taiwan, India and Hong Kong), Korea and Taiwan demonstrate the largest trade correlation with US capital expenditure,whereas HK and China's exports to the US correlate more strongly with US consumer spending and India simply remains much less export-intense overall.
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