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Trump gives surprise boost to Japan's biggest pension fund GPIF

Fund set to make more gains as stocks and greenback rally

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Japan's Topix is on course for its 12th day of gains, and the 4.6 per cent slump on Nov 9 now seems a distant memory.

Tokyo

One of the world's most conservative investors has found an unlikely new ally in one of its most flamboyant politicians: Donald Trump.

The unconventional president-elect's victory is helping Japan's giant pension fund in two important ways. First, it's sending stock markets