TOKYO (Nikkei)--The following was translated from commentary by Makoto Morita, strategist at Daiwa Securities Co.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--The following was translated from commentary by Hisao Matsuura, strategist at Nomura Securities Co.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--Shares in export-driven firms have lost a good deal of support as the Japanese currency regains strength against the dollar and the euro.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--Last Thursday, Hideyuki Ishiguro, head of the Japanese stock-strategy group at Okasan Securities Co., spoke with individual investors at a seminar in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture. That day, the Nikkei average dropped more than 800 points. Ishiguro was hit with a barrage of questions from these investors, most of whom wondered if they should dump their shares.