The Investment Impact of Japan's Disaster

Morningstar experts and global fund managers have this week attempted to comprehend and evaluate the disastrous events in Japan

Holly Cook 18 March, 2011 | 5:32PM
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It's been a devastating seven days for Japan, not least for those directly affected by the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster, who have had to contend with the country's "worst crisis since the second world war," in the words of Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan. Meanwhile, away from the immediate devastation, investment industry participants have spent the past week struggling to assess and quantify the impact of such a disaster on Japan's economy and global stock markets. Morningstar's own experts, as well as numerous fund managers from around the globe, below give their own views as events continue to unfold. Click on a headline to read the article or watch the video.

Morningstar Views
Weighing the Industry Impact of the Japan Disaster Morningstar's Adam Fleck highlights the possible business impact on the utilities, energy, auto, and construction sectors.

Earthquake Likely to Impact Energy Sector Most The events in Japan will shape the fortunes of energy stocks, from incumbent nuclear players to coal producers, says Morningstar’s Paul Larson.

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