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Why cash-rich Japan looks tempting

Corporates in Japan remain awash with cash. A staggering 56.3% of non-financial companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TOPIX) are sitting on net cash balances (see Figure 1), compared…

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Why markets rollercoaster

New research in the US, just published in the journal “Chaos”, has uncovered why investing in the markets can be a rollercoaster ride. A team of researchers at the American…

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History is repeating itself

Sixty years ago, on 1 May 1958, Noel Coward wrote in his diary: “It is hard to imagine, considering the inherent silliness, cruelty and superstition of the human race, how…

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