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That shouldn’t matter in the long term, though, should it?
A minority of companies with good business economics should manage to outcompete everyone else aside over the course of a few decades.
Unless the economy in Japan is really nepotistic/statist or something and not at all competitive/capitalistic.


With a gradually shrinking population and a corresponding shift in demographics, there's not much economic growth to be had. I wouldn't expect the aggregate worth of publicly traded companies to outrun economic growth in the long run. Sure, there will be companies that will out compete others, but in the aggregate it's close to a zero sum game.

Elan
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