Change in shorting policy adds value to the market

The turbulent Japanese market is unsure territory, but is presenting opportunities for long/short funds, making it one of this year's most popular strategies.John Paul-Temperley, a manager on the Martin Currie Absolute Return Japan fund, believes there are good shorting opportunities in the sector despite an anticipated turnaround in the Japanese economy.Japan was in an 18-month bear market up to autumn last year when companies began aggressive cost cutting and the government put its weight