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Indexes Nikkei

  • Tracking Japan's growth woes

    Richard Harris, Chief Executive at Port Shelter Investment Management, says structural inefficiencies are curbing Japan's growth and explains why a weak Japan won't necessarily impact the world.

  • DBS' bullish outlook for Nikkei in 2015

    Lim Say Boon, Chief Investment Officer at DBS Private Bank, expects the Nikkei 225 to hit 22,000 after both the index and dollar-yen broke out of a 20-year downtrend last year. He also expects dollar-yen to hit 128 in 2015.

  • Can elections give Abenomics fresh momentum?

    Japanese Prime Minister Abe needs a solid mandate to make progress on controversial issues like the TPP negotiations, says Kathy Matsui, MD and Chief Japan Strategist at Goldman Sachs.

  • What can take Japanese shares higher?

    Kevin Anderson, Head of Investments, Asia-Pacific at State Street Global Advisors, says a change in corporate tax and more structural reforms will bode well for Japan's stock market.

  • Japan to recover strongly in 2015: JP Morgan

    Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research at JP Morgan, says the Bank of Japan's bazooka and Abe's tax hike delay will boost the economy going forward.

  • Nikkei tops 18,000 on easing expectations

    Michael Every, Head of Financial Markets Research, Asia-Pacific at Rabobank, says markets are rallying on expectations of more action from the Bank of Japan following recent weak data.

  • How the ECB's decision impacts Asia

    Ben Collett, Head of Asian Equities at Sunrise Brokers, explains why Asian markets may not be impacted by the European Central Bank's meeting.

  • Will PBOC do 'whatever it takes' to boost economy?

    Sani Hamid, Director of Wealth Management, Economy & Market at Financial Alliance, compares China's central bank to the European Central Bank.

  • World Bank: East Asia is strongest growing region

    Axel Van Trotsenburg, Vice President for East Asia and Pacific at World Bank, outlines the organization's forecasts for the year ahead.

  • Not concerned about Japan downgrade: Pro

    Chris Konstantinos, Director of International Portfolio Management at Riverfront Investment Group, explains why he's still bullish on Japanese equities despite Moody's downgrade.

  • Encouraged by Japan data: Fidelity

    Alex Treves, Head of Equities for Japan at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, explains his optimism despite Japanese October consumer inflation slowing to its lowest level in a year.

  • Why elections will be a new dawn for Abenomics

    Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors, says elections are buying time for Prime Minister Abe's policies, which need time to materialize.

  • Japan's recession hits Nikkei

    Tom Lee, Fundstrat Global Advisors, discusses the root causes of Japan's recession and its impact on global markets.

  • Has Abenomics failed?

    Paul Schatz, Heritage Capital president, and Patrick Chovanec, Silvercrest Asset Management, discuss whether Japan's economic woes will spread globally.

  • With the dust settling on the BOJ's surprise shock-and-awe easing campaign last month, the huge rally in Japan shares could stall.

  • Nikkei 225 index hits seven-year high

    Japanese shares breached the 17,000 threshold for the first time since October 2007 early Tuesday. Daniel Wiener, CEO of Adviser Investments, discusses the stock rally.

  • Japan's Nikkei index has taken a rollercoaster ride so far this week, and some analysts believe traders should strap in for more turbulence.

  • What's fueling the Nikkei rally

    Geoff Kendrick, Head of Asia FX & Rates Strategy at Morgan Stanley, says the government's cabinet reshuffle indicates that Abenomics is moving forward, which is positive for stocks.

  • 3 reasons to be bullish on Nikkei: Expert

    Hiroyasu Sato, Chief Portfolio Manager, Tokio Marine Asset Management, describes reasons why investors should remain bullish on Japanese stocks.

  • What is driving Nikkei's rally?

    Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, says investors realize that fears relating to the tax hike may be overblown. He also discusses the impact of the pension fund revamp on stocks.