Japanese stock markets

Where to look for dividend growth

Blue-chips can no longer be relied upon for dividend growth. Merryn Somerset Webb reveals where income investors should look instead.

Take a punt on China's brilliant bull market

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.

The tide is turning on global mega-caps – get out now and head for Japan

A two-decade bear market has left many high-quality Japanese companies trading at attractive prices, says Tim Price.

The silly season

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.

Nikkei breaks 20,000 – can it go higher?

Japan’s benchmark index, the Nikkei 225, has hit a peak last seen in April 2000.

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.

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