Improved corporate governance, better relationships with shareholders and more companies paying dividends. Japanese corporations are finally getting their act together.
Five years after the launch of Abenomics, the programme of massive monetary easing and fiscal stimulus under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s economy is in a “sweet spot”.
The Japanese company is back in the game with a new hit console and mobile games. What comes next? Alice Gråhns reports.
Japanese stocks are at a significant price level. And where they go next could mark an important turning point. John Stepek explains why.
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.
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.
There is a compelling argument for topping up your Japan holdings, says Andrew Van Sickle.
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 rise of China has supported Australia’s 26 years of constant economic growth.
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.
Developed-world stocks are overpriced on pretty much every valuation indicator there is, says Merryn Somerset Webb. What will trigger a change?