Japan signals openness to Belt and Road

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said his government will “properly respond to” individual cooperation programs related to the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative. Abe made the remarks on Wednesday when meeting with Toshihiro Nikai, secretary-general of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, and Yoshihisa Inoue of junior coalition partner Komeito to talk through Japan’s strategy on… Please follow and like us:

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Foreign Stock Markets Seen as Hot Investment in 2018

A confluence of global synchronized growth, accommodative money policy and positive political reform in Europe should lead to continued double-digit returns for foreign equities in 2018, according to the Northern Trust CIO Bob Browne. “We feel positive on European growth, Abenomics is certainly working in Japan, and we’re not expecting a hard landing in China,” Browne… Please follow and like us:

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Forex Investors Buzz Week Ahead Dec 11 – 15

Forex Investors Buzz Week Ahead Dec 11 – 15 Bank of England will be deciding on monetary policy ECB will deliver its latest monetary policy decision Japan, analysts are eyeing Tankan’s quarterly business condition Next week, the most important event will be the Fed monetary policy decision. The ECB and the Bank of England will also… Please follow and like us:

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iPhone X Listed on Ebay for $10,000 After Supply Issues

Apple’s most expensive ever iPhone just became even more expensive after pre-order delays for the iPhone X led to listings at hugely inflated prices on the online auction site eBay. Within minutes of pre-orders of the iPhone X opening on Apple’s website, delivery times rose to five to six weeks. Shortly afterward, early orders that will… Please follow and like us:

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(European Open) – FTSE suffers on sterling rebound; Japanese benchmarks at multi-year highs

FTSE suffers In Asia, the Nikkei 225 added 1.0% to close this week’s trading at its highest since 1996 with the Topix, Japan’s broader equity gauge, gaining 0.5% to finish the week at its highest since 2007. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose by 0.1% and the Shanghai Composite advanced by 0.2%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 added 0.3%… Please follow and like us:

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Tokyo’s Nikkei stock index closes at 21-year high

Tokyo’s benchmark stock index closed at a more than two-decade high Wednesday, as the Japanese market rides a global equities rally with its US counterparts hitting fresh records. The Nikkei 225 rose 0.28 percent, or 57.76 points, to end at 20,881.27, its best finish since December 1996. The Japanese market closed at levels last seen the… Please follow and like us:

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(European Open) – IBEX declining after Catalan vote; European equities mostly gaining, boosted by weaker euro

(European Open) – IBEX declining after Catalan vote; European equities mostly gaining, boosted by weaker euro IBEX declining The Nikkei 225 advanced by 0.2%, whereas the broader Japanese index, the Topix, lost 0.1% on a day when Asian markets, including China, Hong Kong and South Korea were closed for public holidays. Third quarter data released today… Please follow and like us:

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Asia exchanges up as Trump tax cut plan buoys markets

US President Donald Trump’s long-awaited tax cut plans buoyed most Asia-Pacific exchanges Friday, extending global gains, but a rise in the yen held back Japan’s benchmark index. The broad rise from Shanghai to Sydney came on the back of Trump unveiling proposals that included cutting the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent. His… Please follow and like us:

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Private Equity Style Returns From Japanese Value Stocks?

Private Equity Style Returns in Japanese Value Stocks? Nick Schmitz and Dan Rasmussen’s Verdad Capital Management is not your typical value fund. The firm uses a leveraged investment strategy based on the research conducted by Dan Rasmussen and his research partner Brian Chingono, which has been described as ‘the key to private equity.’ Amazingly, across the… Please follow and like us:

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