The Nikkei's Climb Continues As Sony Changes Its Game
Sony's PS4 booms in its first week after launch, while Panasonic looks to shake up its lackluster electronics business. Can the Nikkei and Japanese stocks keep impressing investors?
Even Bad News Can't Shake the Nikkei's Record Run
Despite a slowdown in Japan's economic growth for the third quarter, the Nikkei keeps right along humming with a huge gain this week.
2 World Markets to Watch and 1 to Avoid in 2014
The Nikkei has surged in 2013, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng has flopped. Which stock indexes and big markets will delight investors next year?
The Nikkei Accelerates as Toyota Shifts Gears in China
Japanese automakers throw out poor performance in China since last year as September brings strong gains for Honda, Nissan, and Toyota
The Nikkei Gains Behind Japan's Inflation Drive
Japanese stocks continue to gain on the year, but make sure you can pick great businesses from deceptive risers
How Japan's International Push Has Driven the Nikkei's Run
China's still important to many Japanese firms, but more and more other, less-heralded economies have become emerging market priorities
The World's Wildest Market and 2 Television Milestones
Learning from the market's past to understand its present.
Will Taxes Slow Down Japan's Rally?
Japan's sales tax might hurt investors in the short run, but economists point out a need to get a handle on the country's burgeoning debt
What China Means for Japan's Industrial Giants
While the Nikkei's risen year to date, leading manufacturers have ground their gears in the red.
Is Japan the Defense Industry's Next Hot Spot?
The Japanese economy's gain comes as sentiment rises for a strong military. Will that open up new opportunities for arms makers?