TOE Alert: Japan's Nikkei 225 stocks move in line with S&P, DAX and FTSE

posted by Richard Katz on January 14, 2016

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As we detailed in recent Alerts, China’s GDP growth has surprisingly little impact on Japan’s own growth.


We’re no experts on stock markets, but it does occur to us that the gyrations of Japan’s stock prices over the past six months may say less about the fundamentals of Japan’s economy than about the ups and downs of sentiment on all four of the major bourses in rich countries: the Nikkei 225, S&P 500, FTSE (London) and DAX (Frankfurt).  

About Richard Katz

Richard Katz

Richard Katz is Editor of The Oriental Economist Report, a monthly newsletter on Japan, as well as the semi-weekly TOE Alert e-mail service on Japan, and is also a special correspondent at Weekly Toyo Keizai, a leading Japanese business weekly.

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