A new investment trust, the AVI Japan Opportunity Trust, focuses on neglected bargains in Japan’s small-cap sector.
Japanese stocks haven’t done well this year as deflation maintains its grip on the country. But a big buying opportunity could be just around the corner. John Stepek explains why.
The Bank of Japan is now the largest investor in exchange-traded funds in the Japanese stockmarket, thereby skewing the market in two key ways.
This year has not been kind to Japanese equities. But at these levels, things can only get better for Japan, reports Andrew Van Sickle.
There are many reasons to buy Japanese stocks over US stocks. Here, John Stepek outlines three of the most compelling.
With the yen getting stronger, Japan looks to be losing the global currency war. But that could all be about to change, says John Stepek. Here’s why, and what it means for you.
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.
Despite the drop in the value of Japanese shares, the fundamentals look auspicious.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to fund manager Simon Somerville about investing in Japan, and why things are getting better and better for shareholders.
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.