Corporate Japan is mired in another accounting scandal – this time Toshiba. It’s not the first, and it won’t be the last. But that’s no reason not to buy in.
The Japanese yen has fallen to a record low against a basket of its partners’ currencies.
Japan is finally taking on the corporate cartels, and doing something about its demographic problem, two of the key things that have led to Japanese stocks’ historic underperformance.
The Nikkei 225 index has jumped by around a third in the past six months. Expect more to come.
Japan’s Nikkei 225 index is at a 15-year high. But there’s more to come, says John Stepek. Here, he outlines three good reasons to invest in Japan.
Blue-chips can no longer be relied upon for dividend growth. Merryn Somerset Webb reveals where income investors should look instead.
China is looking a lot like Japan did in the 1970s. Now could be a great time to get in at the start of a brilliant bull market.
A two-decade bear market has left many high-quality Japanese companies trading at attractive prices, says Tim Price.
A frightening number of people cling on to their delusional beliefs, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But keeping faith with Japanese stocks isn’t one of them.
Japan’s benchmark index, the Nikkei 225, has hit a peak last seen in April 2000.
Japan’s stockmarket has been the best-performing major market so far this year. And there’s plenty more to come yet, says John Stepek.