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Bank of America's high-net-worth clients are making big bets on Japan. The bank said its private clients, who together have about $3.1 trillion in assets under management, have been predominantly buying [Japanese stocks](https://www.
The eurozone was hit by a combination of soaring inflation and rising interest rates, as household consumption declined, as well as Russia’s war on Ukraine which has pushed energy and food prices higher.
Wall Street stocks followed Europe, mainly slipping into the red on news that US mortgage approvals for home purchases fell to their lowest level in nearly 30 years in May.
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Investors have found plenty of reasons to buy Japanese stocks this year, and a robust U.S. jobs report was as good as any. The Nikkei Stock Average rose 2.2% to 32217.43 on Monday, closing above the 32,000 mark for the first time since July 1990, as [strong U.
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President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy have still not reached an agreement on how to raise the US government's $31.4 trillion debt ceiling.
Japan’s key stock benchmark hit the latest in a series of multidecade highs Monday, notching its highest close since July 1990. Here are a few reasons investors have turned bullish on the country, and why Japan's Nikkei 225 index is beating regional rivals such as South Korea's Kospi and Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index. + **The weak yen.** Japan’s currency has tumbled against the dollar over the last two years.
A look at how the major markets are performing on Monday.
The Nikkei 225 stock average closed at a 33-year high Friday, capping an 18% rise this year. The last time the benchmark was at this level, phones couldn’t send text messages, George H.W. Bush was president and the Soviet Union was still a thing.
The hot new stock play is a country with a shrinking population, a tumbling currency and an economy that is still smaller in real terms than it was four years ago. Japan is back—at least for foreign investors. The last time the benchmark was at this level, phones couldn’t send text messages, George H.W. Bush was president and the Soviet Union was still a thing.
Traders' appetite for risk was boosted by optimism over an eventual breakthrough for US debt-ceiling talks and Walmart beating expectations.
A growing economy, rising tourism and a political system that allows for dissent—what's not to like? That seems to be the mood among foreign investors looking at Japan these days as stock averages reach new milestones.
The FTSE 100 finished in the red as US debt ceiling talks stalled sparking fears of a US default.
The Tokyo Stock Exchange’s broadest index hit a nearly 33-year high Tuesday, supported by growing demand from overseas investors and hopes for a pause in U.S. interest-rate increases. The Topix index rose 0.
FTSE 100 closes higher after hitting its highest level in almost a week.
FTSE 100 closes the week higher as the UK economy returned to growth.
Investors are gearing up for an announcement on UK interest rates which is due at noon.
Traders turned their attention to US inflation data and a decision from the Bank of England on interest rates, both due this week.
Investors are considering the impact of the latest interest rates hikes from the US and Europe.