Indexes Nikkei

  • PM Abe has to raise the consumption tax

    Gavin Parry, Managing Director at Parry International Trading tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks it's imperative for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to raise the consumption tax.

  • Corporate Japan isn't buying Abenomics: Pro

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank says Abenomics needs a buy-in from Japan Inc. in order for the Nikkei to move another leg higher.

  • Will money continue to flow into the Japanese market?

    Michael Purves, chief global strategist at Weeden & Co, tells CNBC that the economic experiment in Japan is very important but if there's no follow through the Nikkei won't break out of its current range.

  • Forget yen, here's what's driving Japan earnings

    Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA says that Japan's domestic consumption story explains the strong results out of this quarter's earnings seasons.

  • What Japan's latest data means for the Nikkei

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank provides instant analysis to Japan's raft of economic data. Despite the weak figures, she remains long-term bullish on the market.

  • Nikkei Business Report

    Abenomic-fueled stock market gains in the first quarter through June has sure helped out Japanese financial institutions. The Nikkei's Yukako Ono reports.

  • Will Abe's victory cement a bull market in Japan?

    Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia at Bank Julius Baer expects dollar/yen to hit 105 by the end of 2013, which will push estimates on EPS growth up by 15-18%. He expects to make 20% returns in Japan over the next 12 months.

  • The Nikkei went on wild ride on Friday, falling sharply from a two-month peak as volatility returned to Japan's benchmark stock index just before the election on Sunday.

  • Expect LDP victory in Sunday elections: Pro

    Jeff Kingston, Professor at Temple University-Japan discusses how Japan's upper-house elections over the weekend will strengthen "Abenomics."

  • A rare scene of snow on the beach with Mount Fuji looming in the background.

    Japanese financial markets are shut Monday for a holiday called 'Marine Day,' meant to highlight the importance of the ocean to Japan, which is an island nation.

  • Nikkei Could Reach 22,000: Pro

    Ron Napier, Head of Napier Investment Advisors, says 'Abenomics' is simply about getting the yen down to fair value and if that is achieved, the Nikkei could reach 22,000.

  • Trade of the Day: Go Long S&P500?

    What should investors do with equity markets at record highs? Here is a recap of trade tips from today.

  • The Real Reason Behind Suntory IPO

    Jay Nelson, Senior Editor at Success Stories: Japan Executive Newsletter believes the IPO is just a chance for Suntory's major owners to have a liquidity event and cash out.

  • What Will Suntory's IPO Say About Japanese Markets?

    Ed Rogers, CEO of Rogers Investment Advisers says he is watching the volume of trade on Suntory's IPO, which is seen as a litmus for investor appetite in Japan.

  • What Target for the Nikkei?

    Lothar Mentel, Chief Investment Officer at Paradigm Group, expects the Nikkei to outperform other indices, and says reaching the 16,000 target would make him "very happy".

  • Why Japan Is 'Attractive' Again

    Lothar Mentel, CIO at Paradigm Group, explains why he is not worried about monetary tightening and why the recent Nikkei correction has made Japan "attractive" again.

  • People walk past an electric quotation board flashing the Nikkei key index of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in front of a securities company in Tokyo.

    Japanese stocks, which hit a new one-month high on Tuesday, appear to have got their mojo back, putting the 15,942 mark - a five-and-a-half year peak - within shooting distance.

  • Kuroda Has Made A Clean brake From The Past: Pro

    BOJ chief Haruhiko Kuroda is taking a different approach to deflation and growth revival and that is positive for Japan, says Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Standard and Poor's Ratings Services.

  • Has the Japanese Economy Turned Around?

    Stephen Schwartz, chief economist for Asia at BBVA, says the pickup in Japanese growth momentum should continue despite slow investments and highlights how inflation remains an "uphill battle".

  • Nikkei Business Report

    Now that the Dreamliner 787s are back in the sky the focus is shifting to how much compensation Boeing will be paying, especially to ANA & JAL. The Nikkei's Yukako Ono has more.