Japanese stock markets

Japan has had a cracking year – buy in if you haven’t already

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.

Nikkei jumps to 15-year high

Japan’s main stockmarket index, the Nikkei 225, has jumped above 18,700, its highest level since 2000.

Buy Europe and Japan in 2015

Is this the year to buy biotech? Should we be investing in Europe and Japan rather than the US? And how much should a predicted rise in UK interest rates be factored into all of this? MoneyWeek’s team of experts give their opinions on the year ahead.

It doesn’t matter if ‘Abenomics’ works or not – Japan is still a buy

Voters have given Shinzo Abe the go-ahead to carry on with his plan to revitalise Japan. It may not work, but investors can certainly make a lot of money along the way. John Stepek explains how.

FTSE 100 up in early trade but investors remain wary

The FTSE 100 opened higher this morning, despite headwinds from Japan and Europe.

Japan’s surprise recession

Japanese stocks remain a good bet despite the unexpected contraction in the country’s growth.

Stick with Japan – there’s more good news for investors to come

Japan may be officially in recession. But its prime minister and central bank really will do ‘whatever it takes’ to get its economy back on track. John Stepek explains.

Judge less and buy more

Riding a wave of money printing isn’t the best reason to buy stocks, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But who are we to argue?

Stick with Japanese stocks

It’s been a tough year for the country, but an expanded QE programme and a falling oil price mean investors should stay put, says John Stepek.

An urgent message from Japan’s central bank – buy Japanese stocks now!

Japan’s quantitative easing programme is the biggest in the world. And it just got bigger. That’s great news for Japanese stocks, says John Stepek.

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