U.S. launches the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity
Looking to boost its economic profile in Asia and create another counter-balance to China, President Biden has unveiled a new U.S. strategy called the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework. Joining the deal
Seekingalpha · 05/23 09:01
Japan Equity Fund declares $0.12 dividend
Japan Equity Fund (NYSE:JEQ) declares $0.12/share quarterly dividend, -20% decrease from prior dividend of $0.15. Forward yield 7.87% Payable June 30; for shareholders of record May 20; ex-div May 19.
Seekingalpha · 05/17 02:23
Japan Equity Fund declares $0.15 dividend
Japan Equity Fund (NYSE:JEQ) declares $0.15/share dividend. Payable March 31; for shareholders of record March 24; ex-div March 23. See JEQ Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth.
Seekingalpha · 03/14 19:36
Japan Equity Fund declares $0.98 dividend
Japan Equity Fund (NYSE:JEQ) declares $0.98/share annual dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 11.3% Payable Jan. 11; for shareholders of record Dec. 30; ex-div Dec. 29. See JEQ Dividend
Seekingalpha · 12/20/2021 22:15
Aberdeen Standard Investments Inc. Announces Release Of U.S. Closed End Funds Monthly Factsheets
Please see below for links to each of the Aberdeen Standard Investments U.S. closed-end monthly factsheets including performance and portfolio composition as of April 30, 2021.
PR Newswire · 05/26/2021 20:23
Pandemic shock makes investors more cautious on foreign direct investing: survey
A year after COVID-19 spread across the globe, investors are understandably more cautious about foreign direct investing, according to consulting firm Kearney's 2021 Foreign Direct Investment ("FDI") Confidence Index.Only 57%
Seekingalpha · 03/24/2021 14:02
Japan Equity Fund declares $0.43469 dividend
Japan Equity Fund (JEQ) declares $0.43469/share dividend, comprised of $0.06128/share of net investment income and $0.37341 net realized long-term capital gains.Payable Jan. 8; for shareholders of record Dec. 31; ex-div
Seekingalpha · 12/21/2020 22:46
RCEP trade pact is signed after years of negotiations
Fifteen countries that make up nearly a third of the world's population and gross domestic product have formed the world's largest trading bloc.The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP, was
Seekingalpha · 11/15/2020 12:56
The Central Bank Watch
The central banks have increased their assets by 38.5% in the last twelve months, which has had a profound effect on both the bond and equity markets globally.They have pushed down interest rates for their nations, in an attempt to control the debt of their respective governments, as all of the governments borrowed more and more money to support their economies during the pandemic.The ECB and the BOJ have pushed their yields below the once-unthinkable line of zero. The Fed may also be motivated into negative interest rates if the Democrats win the upcoming US elections.
Seekingalpha · 10/19/2020 08:01
Japan: Appraising The Landscape
Japan's leading economic index, exports, and industrial production have improved sequentially, but inflation continues to be anemic.The new PM of Japan looks set to maintain his predecessor's policies but structural reforms could be a new angle to watch out for.Investors may consider a position in EWJ or alternatively, in keeping with risk-off sentiment as flagged by The Lead-Lag Report, also consider shorting the AUD/JPY, CAD/JPY.
Seekingalpha · 09/29/2020 18:03
Nikkei 500 runs to record high as Japanese economy shows improvement
Japan's Cabinet Office reports that the early preliminary reading for the Leading Economic Index for September was 86.9 to match consensus expectations. The broad measure of economic activity rose from
Seekingalpha · 09/28/2020 09:03
Flash Japan PMI Signals Further Economic Decline, But Confidence Strengthens
At 45.5, Flash Japan PMI signals a further steep drop in output during September.Downturn remains broad-based amid weak demand.Pace of job shedding moderates.Business confidence highest in eight months.
Seekingalpha · 09/24/2020 12:55
Robin Harding On Abenomics And The 'Japanification' Of Monetary Policy
With the accomplishments of Abenomics in the rear-view, the route forward for Japan remains uncertain.Robin Harding is the Tokyo Bureau chief for the Financial Times.Robin talks about the Japanese economy, Abenomics, and the evolution of monetary policy in advanced economies over the past decade.
Seekingalpha · 09/17/2020 14:48
Aberdeen Standard Investments Inc. U.S. Closed-End Funds Announce New Dividend Reinvestment Plan Terms And Conditions
Aberdeen Standard Investments Inc. U.S. Closed-End Funds (each, a "Fund" and, together, the "Funds") are announcing that they have all now transitioned to a common Dividend Reinvestment Plan and Optional Cash Purchase Plan ("New DRIP Plan"). Aberdeen Asia-...
PR Newswire · 05/01/2020 20:23
Aberdeen Japan Equity Fund, Inc. Announces Proposed Changes To Fundamental Investment Restriction Related To Borrowing And Changes To Principal Investment Strategies
Aberdeen Japan Equity Fund, Inc. (NYSE: JEQ) today announced that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has approved changes to the Fund's fundamental investment restriction related to borrowing, which is subject to stockholder approval. If approved by stoc...
PR Newswire · 04/13/2020 20:37
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