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Last week, Shinzo Abe met with President-elect Donald Trump. Are Japan's fortunes altered by the surprise win of the Republican candidate?

Kenneth Lamont 21 November, 2016 | 12:40PM

Japan has more to gain or lose from changes to US economic and foreign policy under a Trump presidency than most.

As its largest trading partner, the US accounts for around one-fifth of all Japanese exports. As such, the fortunes of the Japanese equity markets, which are packed with exporters like Sony and Toyota, will be closely linked to the decisions made within the incoming Trump administration.

Despite the country being the subject of much accusatory finger pointing during Mr Trump’s campaign speeches, there are reasons for Japanese equity investors to remain positive.

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Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
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iShares Core MSCI Japan IMI ETF USD Acc41.56 USD1.61

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Kenneth Lamont  is a passive funds research analyst for Morningstar Europe.

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