The Bank of Japan’s introduction of negative interest rates proves that when it comes to central banks, there is no limit to their meddling. John Stepek looks at what the latest move means for the markets.
After another thrilling week, with UK stocks hitting bear territory, and oil getting cheaper and cheaper, Ben Judge takes a look at the main stories in this week’s MoneyWeek magazine.
A new investment trust launching in London next week could herald a new way of thinking about Japan. David C Stevenson explains.
Japan may be in recession, but Japanese stocks still represent very good value for money, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Japan is in recession for the fifth time in seven years, says Andrew Van Sickle. But things are not as bad as they seem.
While Japanese stocks have had a summer they’ll want to forget, don’t write off the recovery just yet.
Japanese stocks may have taken a knock, but the market has further to go.
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.
Old Japan hands will have heard it all before, says Rupert Foster. But this time really is different. It’s time to buy Japan.
Companies in Japan are becoming more investor-friendly and profits are about to surge, says David C Stevenson.
The Japanese yen has fallen to a record low against a basket of its partners’ currencies.