FSA plans closer look at funds via change in Stewardship Code

The Financial Services Agency plans to amend the its Stewardship code to include a provision that will, from next year, require institutional shareholders to reveal how they voted on proposals which investee companies put to them., according to the Nikkei.

The newspaper notes that “By essentially taking away institutional investors’ secret ballots, the agency hopes it can beef up its checks of how these big funds are managed.”

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