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Good Sun Rising As Japan's economy gets stronger, so do the funds.

By Dian Vujovich

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

Japan's made the news a lot lately--from its hot stockmarket to its top car brands. What this means for investors isopportunity--in small doses, of course.

Don Cassidy, a senior research analyst at Lipper, saysthat for the calendar year 2005, the average return for Japanesefunds was 33.64 percent. "That was enough to push theirpreviously lagging longer-period returns from minus to plus signsall the way back for 15 years," he says.

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