Japanese stock markets

Buy in to Japan’s new dawn

Overseas investors were net sellers of Japanese stocks last year. But Japan is entering a new era of “beautiful harmony”, and investors should get on board.

Forget the recession, Japan is still a buy

Japan may be in recession, but Japanese stocks still represent very good value for money, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Japan is still a buy

Japan is in recession for the fifth time in seven years, says Andrew Van Sickle. But things are not as bad as they seem.

Japanese stocks will bounce back

While Japanese stocks have had a summer they’ll want to forget, don’t write off the recovery just yet.

Investors should stick with Japanese stocks

Japanese stocks may have taken a knock, but the market has further to go.

Japan will see more accounting scandals – but it’s still a buy

Corporate Japan is mired in another accounting scandal – this time Toshiba. It’s not the first, and it won’t be the last. But that’s no reason not to buy in.

Why Japan has me trembling, but excited

Old Japan hands will have heard it all before, says Rupert Foster. But this time really is different. It’s time to buy Japan.

Why I’m buying Japan

Companies in Japan are becoming more investor-friendly and profits are about to surge, says David C Stevenson.

Chart of the week: Yen hits 40-year low

The Japanese yen has fallen to a record low against a basket of its partners’ currencies.

Attitudes in Japan are changing – that's good for stocks

Japan is finally taking on the corporate cartels, and doing something about its demographic problem, two of the key things that have led to Japanese stocks’ historic underperformance.

Japan’s stockmarket rally has legs

The Nikkei 225 index has jumped by around a third in the past six months. Expect more to come.

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