SuMi TRUST manages a wide range of Japanese equity funds. Backed by an experienced local specialist team, we can be your reliable partner on the ground for Japanese equity investment. We integrate our ESG evaluation throughout the investment process to ensure our approach meets the challenge of sustainable development.

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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.