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The Risky Japan Funds Sparking Financial Regulator Concern

  • Funds bundle investments in stocks, bonds, exchange rates
  • FSA sees `mismatch' between risky products, elderly buyers

Japan’s financial regulator is concerned that banks and securities companies are selling complex funds that charge high fees to individuals who may not understand the risks, and it’s talking to the firms about whether the sales are appropriate.

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