Japanese stock markets

Nintendo levels up

The Japanese company is back in the game with a new hit console and mobile games. What comes next? Alice Gråhns reports.

Japan: more icing on an appealing cake

The prospect of more monetary easing after a snap election to be held in October is another dollop of icing on an already appealing cake.

Europe is no longer the daring contrarian trade it once was

Regarded as a daring investment all too recently, European stocks have become the flavour of the month. John Stepek suggests a better place to put your money.

It’s time to top up on Tokyo stocks

There is a compelling argument for topping up your Japan holdings, says Andrew Van Sickle.

Cheap money isn’t the only reason to invest in Japan, but it helps

Unlike other developed markets, Japan’s supply of central-bank-created free money shows no sign of drying up. But that’s not the only reason to invest there, says John Stepek.

The Lucky Country’s 26-year streak

The rise of China has supported Australia’s 26 years of constant economic growth.

Would you rather “buy the dip”? Or buy cheap stocks?

Investors are buying US stocks “on the dip” – but they’re still expensive. However, there is another market where you can still buy cheap stocks, says John Stepek – Japan.

Stocks are expensive – but they won’t stay expensive

Developed-world stocks are overpriced on pretty much every valuation indicator there is, says Merryn Somerset Webb. What will trigger a change?

Stick with Japan – it's cheap but it won't stay cheap

Japanese stocks are cheap – much cheaper than other developed markets. That won’t last, says Merryn Somerset Webb. So buy in now.

Stick with Europe and Japan

With US stocks looking overhyped and overpriced, investors should turn their attention to continental Europe and Japan.

Looking for income? Then head to Japan

Investors in search of income have traditionally paid no attention to Japan. But that should soon change.

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