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The Japan Rally's Effect on Mutual Funds

It's not a simple story.

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In recent months, Japan's stock market has been a star.

In mid-November, the evidence began to mount that Shinzo Abe, a former prime minister, would win that country's election in December and implement financial and economic reforms, most notably efforts to weaken the yen. In response, the Japanese stock market soared.

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