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Japan offers real opportunity for financial securities trading

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

From Precy Dumlao, Opalesque Asia:

Fund managers who want to build a business trading in financial securities and are looking for reliable alpha generation should look at Japan, the real big story in Asia, whereas China is just the sideshow, said Peter Douglas, head of the Singapore-based hedge fund research firm GFIA pte ltd, during the latest 2013 Opalesque Singapore Roundtable.

Douglas said, "I don’t think China is the big story of Asia from a securities investor’s point of view; I think Japan is. China may well be the place for building your factory, buying your business, or selling an inch of shirt cloth to each Chinese consumer, but if you are in the business of trading financial securities for reliable alpha generation, China is the sideshow compared with Japan."

The 2013 Opalesque Singapore Roundtable was sponsored by Eurex, Taussig Capital and Eurofin Asia Group, and took place on April 23rd, 2013, in Singapore.

Douglas continued that over the last 15 years, the biggest equity alpha bucket in the world has been Japan but investors have not cared much for that.

"You have 3,000 listed equities in Japan with international sell-side coverage of 10......................

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