Japan's position as a world leader in consumer electronics should be reinforced by the internet boom...
Japan's position as a world leader in consumer electronics should be reinforced by the internet boom.
The advantages are not just limited to exports either, according to Flemings. On the domestic front, internet penetration is still low but is experiencing fast growth, while mobile phone subscribers already outnumber fixed lines.
Stephen Mitchell, director at Fleming Asset Management, said: "The technology sector is enjoying its best period since early 1980s. The Tokyo market is awash with liquidity and the IPO pipeline looks extremely exciting.
"Meanwhile, the new Mothers index, the equivalent of AIM in the UK, and the Jasdaq markets are a major money-making opportunity."
He added that entrepreneurs operating in "new Japan" or the e-economy, were keen to list their companies to fund expansion.
Q2 net sales dropped almost 50%
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Lack of innovation for solutions
Some 2,000 consumers affected