Japan's $1T Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) plans to reduce its yen bond weighting to...


Japan's $1T Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) plans to reduce its yen bond weighting to 60% from 67% and increase its allocation for Japanese stocks to 12% from 11%, as well as boost its investments in foreign equities and debt. The GPIF's move, which had been expected, comes as Japanese shares fall sharply following a huge run-up that ended late last month. Given the government's massive debt, the effect on bond yields will probably also be closely watched

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    With the BOJ and Japanese government actively buying stocks and manipulating the yen, could it be possible they allow the markets to fluctuate in a way so they may pick their best entry and selling points?
    7 Jun 2013, 07:18 AM Reply Like
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