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Mitani's exit means sayonara to old fund management style

New era for Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund, with major overhaul under Abenomics

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MR MITANI: A panel has recommended that his role as sole decision-maker at the GPIF should be replaced with a board structure.

Tokyo

WHEN Takahiro Mitani's term as head of the world's largest retirement fund ends in March, so too will the old era of Japanese pension management.

The former Bank of Japan (BOJ) official saw his power ebb during a five-year reign at the US$1.1 trillion Government Pension