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The Impact of the Proposed TOPIX Revisions

Letter from SuMi TRUST: Chief Strategist Hiroyuki Ueno explains the proposed revisions to the Tokyo Stock Exchange Stock Price Index (TOPIX) and what this means for companies and investors.
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SuMi’s Coffee Break Column – Improving Shareholder Returns: Shame Culture and the Group Mentality in Japan

In the past, observers have called the Japanese hypersensitive to the expectations of (and potential for criticism from) those around them. In this article we argue that in a country traditionally slow to change, this group mentality is working as a force for positive change in improving shareholder returns.
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Market Review for June 2024

In June, Japanese equities saw gains with the Nikkei 225 and TOPIX indices rising by 1.3% and 2.8% respectively, driven by factors such as semiconductor stock rebounds, dividend reinvestment, the weak yen and positive sentiment regarding the performance of US equities. There was some volatility earlier in the month, but the market stabilised towards the end.