Japan will add exemptions to new foreign investment restrictions for companies exposed to sensitive national security issues, Reuters exclusively reported, in a move aimed at keeping overseas capital in the country. The exemptions will benefit foreign hedge funds and wealth asset managers, which own or invest heavily in Japanese shares, and help underpin Tokyo’s stock market – a key element of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s "Abenomics" stimulus policies.
Reuters exclusively reports Japan to further ease rules on foreign ownership of stocks
25 February 2020, 12:00 am 1 minute
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