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Barron’s – Shinzo Abe’s Resignation Could Be an Entry Point for Japanese Stocks, Analysts Say

Author: , Post Date: August 28, 2020

Excerpt from “Shinzo Abe’s Resignation Could Be an Entry Point for Japanese Stocks, Analysts Say” By Leslie P. Norton – Aug. 28, 2020 The resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, could create an entry point for Japanese equities, analysts said. Daiju Aoki, regional CIO Japan for UBS Securities, believes Japanese […]

Japan Monetary Policy Uncertainty Ends

Author: Bill Witherell, Ph.D., Post Date: July 31, 2018
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary - Bill Witherell, Ph.D.

Yesterday the Bank of Japan (BOJ) announced in a report “Strengthening the Framework for Continuous Powerful Monetary Easing” that its extraordinary policies will be maintained for an “extended period of time”. During the past week, rumors and speculation about possible monetary policy changes at this week’s BOJ meeting caused great uncertainty in Japan’s fixed-income market. […]

Marcus Island

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: April 23, 2018
Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary by David Kotok

An isolated Pacific island barely big enough to accommodate an airstrip has gained global importance (see photo: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Marcus_Island_DF-ST-87-08298.JPEG). Some 787 miles east of South Iwo Jima, Marcus Island, or as the Japanese call it, Minami-Tori-shima (also spelled, “Minamitori”), meaning “Southern Bird Island,” is the southernmost island under Japanese governance and within the Japanese economic security zone. […]