Indexes Nikkei

  • 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.

  • Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe

    For Peter Schiff, the Japanese Nikkei is like tech stocks in the nineties—but worse.

  • Nikkei Business Report

    Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party won 59 seats out of 127. The result has given a vote of confidence to PM Abe as he faces a crucial upper house election next month.The Nikkei's Makiko Utsuda has more.

  • If You Buy Abenomics, Buy Now

    Edwin Merner, President of Atlantis Investment Research Corporation, says if you believe Japan's recovery is going to happen, stocks look very cheap right now .

  • How to Play a Fed Exit

    Alain Bokobza, Head of Global Asset Allocation at Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking thinks monetary policy is finally normalizing. He advises investors to leverage on the short leg of the U.S. dollar.

  • Asian Markets Rebound; Nikkei Up Almost 2%

    Japan stocks rebound but are not out of bear market territory yet after the previous day's savage sell-off, reports CNBC's Deirdre Wong Morris.

  • Japan: It's All About Managing Expectations

    Andrew Leung, Founder of Andrew Leung International Consultants says managing expectations in Japan is crucial at this stage which is what the government is trying to do.

  • Steep Nikkei Losses Could Halt Wall Street Rally: Pro

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director at BK Asset Management says the focus of Fed's exit talk right now is on tapering asset purchases, not interest rates, which Jon Hilsenrath's article doesn't really focus on.

  • Fed Tapering May Begin In September: Pro

    Scott Redler, Chief Strategic Officer of says the Fed may begin to taper QE as early as September if markets & economy stay the course. He also recommends making the most of the weakness in Japan equities.