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Pension funds said to ponder more property at home & abroad

Media reports of Japanese pension funds’ investment intentions frequently translate poll results that predict a shift to ‘alternatives’ as portending a move into ‘hedge funds’. They are pointing the wrong way. Alternatives include property which is where the funds are heading. Mitsui Fudosan, … Continue reading

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REITs about to hit 20 trillion yen as institutions diversify

With Japan’s private and public property trusts bulking up to accommodate pension funds’ wish for diversification, the sector looks set to close the year well above the 17.8 trillion yen at which it started.  STB Research Institute puts the … Continue reading

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