Indexes Nikkei

  • Japanese shares: The best game in town?

    Japan's Nikkei 225 remains an attractive market, thanks to a weak yen, lower oil prices and a pick-up in the nation's consumer spending, says Nicholas Smith, Japan strategist at CLSA.

  • A big milestone for the Nikkei 225

    CNBC's Dominic Chu on an important milestone for traders in Tokyo today and what's behind the Nikkei's rise.

  • Japan: A 'Goldilocks' stock market?

    Chris Konstantinos, director Of International Portfolio Management, Riverfront Investment Group, says Japanese stocks are in a "not too hot and not too cold" scenario with more "meaningful upside."

  • Are foreign investors losing interest in Japan?

    Richard Jerram, chief economist at Bank of Singapore, says foreign investors are worried about the state of Japan's economy.

  • Japan's 'cash rich' potential: Pro

    Jason Trennert, Strategas Research, provides his call on where he is seeing the best investment opportunities, including a lot of 'potential' in Japanese stocks.

  • 'Start shorting Nintendo,' says this expert

    Amir Anvarzadeh, director of Japan Equity sales at BGC Securities, says investors can start shorting Nintendo at 19,500 yen on Thursday because the partnership with DeNA is unlikely to give the firm a huge boost.

  • Nikkei 19 000, Japan outlook, Central banks

    Mohammed Apabhai, head of Asia Pacific Trading Strategies at Citi, says the liquidity provided by the Bank of Japan is fueling the market rally in Japan.

  • Yen-Nikkei correlation is over: Seymour

    Tim Seymour, CIO of Triogem Asset Management, says the inverse correlation between the yen and Japanese stock prices has broken down hence investors need to be cautious on exporter stocks.

  • Nikkei jumps to new 15-year highs

    Daryl Liew, head of portfolio management at REYL Singapore, remains positive on Japanese shares due to strong earnings momentum.

  • Who's buying Japanese shares? Speculators, lunatics: Pro

    Paul Gambles, co-Founder of MBMG Group, explains why he thinks only "speculators and lunatics" are investing in Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index.

  • Here's why you should be overweight Japan

    Factors like attractive valuation and shareholder-friendly policies make Japanese stock market a worthy investment, says Kirk West, Asia CEO of Principal Global Investors.

  • Japan exits recession: Reaction

    As Japan exits technical recession, Tapan Datta, head of global asset allocation at Aon Hewitt, says the "picture is far from benign" as there's very little growth in the Japanese economy.

  • Forget the yen, this will take Nikkei 225 higher

    Jonathan Brodsky, managing director at Advisory Research, says Japan's corporate governance reforms will pick up steam this year, offering real long-term opportunities in the stock market.

  • Tracking the tailwinds for Japanese markets

    Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, outlines how global risk events like the political upheaval in Greece could move Japan's benchmark index and the yen.

  • This expert bets big on Japan's shares

    Chris Watling, CEO of Longview Economics, says Japan possesses the greatest potential for change, which will generate market upside and earnings growth in the long run.

  • 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.