Top 3 ETFs to Track the Nikkei in 2017 (JPNH, HJPX)

Among exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that seek to provide exposure to Japanese markets, ETFs that track the Nikkei are fairly rare. Many ETFs that track the Japanese market track the MSCI Japan Index, the Nasdaq AlphaDEX Japan Index, or the FTSE Japan 100% ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong and New York battle for IPO dominance

Tokyo and Copenhagen rounded out the top with $9.6bn and $ ... Hopes for improvement rest heavily on the tech sector. Heading the 2017 IPO list is Snap, the messaging app readying for a New York listing as soon as March. Bankers will be seeking a repeat ... ( read original story ...)

Tokyo ends flat as Toshiba shares plunge again

Tokyo shares ended flat Wednesday despite Toshiba's second straight double-digit plunge, in quiet Asian trading before the New Year, while US crude oil finally ended a winning streak. Stock in the troubled Japanese conglomerate plummeted more than 20 ... ( read original story ...)

Japanese exec resigning after overworked worker's suicide

President Tadashi Ishii said at a Tokyo news conference he will tender his resignation at a board meeting in January although he will stay through March as a courtesy to shareholders. Earlier Wednesday, government authorities filed papers demanding ... ( read original story ...)