Warren Buffet, through his investment vehicle has acquired more than a 5% stake in each of the 5 leading Japanese trading companies (Itochu, Marubeni, Mitsubishi, Mitsui and Sumitomo). Based on Friday’s closing prices for these trading companies, a 5% stake in each would be valued at roughly $6.25 billion USD. Berkshire Hathaway has been acquiring these stakes for over a year and has stated that these are long term investments and maybe added to in the future. This will lead to renewed confidence in the Japanese economy and further signs of a potential rebound in the global financial markets.

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