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Will the Real Japanese Nikkei Please Stand Up?

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The Nikkei 225 Index (NKY), Japan’s best-known stock benchmark, is 40% below its historic peak hit three decades ago, while its lesser-known sibling, the Nikkei 500 (NKY500), surged past its previous peak to a record high. Do you know of a single large fund that is overweight Japanese equities despite this being one of the best charts in the world? We don’t.

Nikkei 225 index vs Nikkei 500

Originally Published on October 12, 2020

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