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Japan's GDP Rises for 7th Straight Quarter: 5 Top-Rated Picks

2017-11-15 zacks
Japan's economy has expanded for the seventh successive quarter, marking its longest unbroken phase of economic growth since 2001. Additionally, the country’s markets have been mopping up impressive gains with the benchmark Nikkei 225 up 15.3% year to date. This is largely a product of strong corporate earnings released recently. (61-0)

5 Reasons to Buy Japan ETFs

2017-11-14 zacks
Since Japan’s bubble busted at the start of the 1990s, the country’s stocks have registered five major rallies. The region’s shares have been gaining in recent times too. iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ - Free Report) added about 2.5% in the last one month and more than 0.7% in the last 10 days (as of Nov 13, 2017). (7-0)

Japan’s biggest banks prepare for massive downsizing and cost overhauls

2017-11-10 japantimes.co.jp
Years of shrinking interest rates, demographic challenges and threats from rapidly advancing technology are finally coming to a head at Japan’s biggest banks as they prepare to eliminate thousands of positions and downsize branches. (4-0)

Alibaba Prepares a Grand Retail Experiment for Singles' Day - Bloomberg

2017-11-09 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (181-0)

Nomura's Overseas Blip - Bloomberg Gadfly

2017-10-30 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (30-0)