Boston, June 9, 2016 – The third-largest capital market in the world by market capitalization, Japan is characterized by a stable market structure, conservative and deposit-oriented retail investors, and highly computerized trading. After peaking in 2007 and experiencing a long period of bear markets following the 2008 financial crisis, the market experienced an Abenomics-triggered recovery in 2013. With both foreign institutional investors and retail domestic investors’ trading value elevating, Japan’s securities market is rising again.
This research provides a high-level overview of the Japanese capital market and focuses on the investment environment for foreign investors and retail domestic investors in the context of regulation updates, market structure, and technologies. It is based on 2016 Aite Group interviews with personnel from exchanges, major securities firms, and asset managers in the Japanese market.
This 35-page Impact Report contains 19 figures and one table. Clients of Aite Group’s Institutional Securities & Investments service can download this report.
This report mentions Betterment, Chi-X Japan, Deutsche Boerse, HKEx, IBM, JPX, JSCC, Korea Exchange, London Metal Exchange, London Stock Exchange, R3, SBI Japannext, SGX, Taiwan Stock Exchange, and Wealthfront.