Japan: The Best Performing Equity Market YTD

Japanese stocks have had an incredible run so far this year. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index is up 32.7% as May 1st. Compared to this, only a few of the developed indices are up by double digit percentages. The year-to-date (YTD) performance of major developed indices as of May 1st are listed below: DAX: 4.0% …

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Should You Invest In Japanese Stocks?

Global investors tend to avoid the Japanese stock  despite the country having one of the largest economies in the world. I have also ignored Japan for many years now. However in recent months I have been looking more deeply into the Japanese equity market for potential investment opportunities. From the Ahead of the Tape column …

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