Investors' interest in Japan has faded

After the intense activity of 2013, this year has seen a return to the old routines in Japan: strong bonds, weak stocks and a currency going nowhere. Foreign investors have been turning tail, with total outflows from the equity market topping $14bn so far this year. The FT's Ben McLannahan looks at what prime minister Shinzo Abe and central bank governor Haruhiko Kuroda can do to reignite interest.