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One of the largest asset managers in Japan with AUM of USD 617 billion as at the end of December 2023.

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A strong presence in Japan with over 20 dedicated analysts with average experience of over 10 years.

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Extensive global network with offices in Tokyo, London, Luxembourg, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore.

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Actively managing equity funds since the introduction of corporate pension regulations in 1962.

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News & Insights

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Japan’s Semiconductor Market Makes A Strong Comeback!

In this article we will shed some light on semiconductors in Japan, focusing on industry trends and the efforts of the Japanese government, following the powerful message delivered by Prime Minister Kishida at the opening ceremony of SEMICON Japan
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SuMi TRUST expands assets abroad on Middle East mandates

[EXTERNAL LINK] In an article with Nikkei Asia, Yoshio Hishida, chief executive officer at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management, discusses SuMi TRUST's presence in the Middle Eastern region, which accounts for 90% of the firm's assets from overseas.
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Market Review for January 2024

In January, Japanese equities rebounded in price due to a weaker yen and higher U.S. stock prices. The TOPIX surged by 7.8% to its highest point in the past 2 months, while the Nikkei 225 reached the 36,000-yen level, up by 8.4%. Growth factors dominated towards the beginning of the month, but were overtaken by value factors in the latter half of the month. Meanwhile large cap stocks outperformed this month.
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Market Review for December 2023

The Japanese equity market swayed back and forth in December with TOPIX ending the month down by 0.4% and the Nikkei 225 down by 0.1%. Value factors dominated towards the beginning of the month but growth factors overtook in the latter half of the month. Meanwhile small and mid cap stocks performed well throughout the month.
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Japan Outlook in 2024

Chief Strategist Hiroyuki Ueno and Chief Manager Katsutoshi Inadome share SuMi TRUST's outlook for the Japanese economy in 2024.