Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Japanese earthquake (and impact on financial markets)

Japanese earthquake was a real disaster and economic turndown. Japan was already struggling with their existing problems and now this.
However... I strongly believe that most of those who have the finances and some financial knowledge invested in Japanese stock market/currency market/etc... Prices hit bottom low and from there it's pretty much all up.
Below there is a Bloomberg link to Nikkei 225 where we can clearly see how low the market has fallen.
It is still not too late to invest. But Nikkei may fall even deeper... We will see what awaits us.


Here is a pic of 1995 Kobe EQ. After it seemed that the market began to recover, boom, major drop.





















Nothing better with the USD/YEN. Government was struggling hard to keep yen strong and then it hit them. It seems to recover, beware though.






You can see the fall on the right.

























Bloomberg N225

21 comments:

  1. They definitely got hit pretty hard by the earthquake. Tragic.

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  2. Japan is a strong country, don't worry

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  3. A very very informative report. Will definitely follow and keep up. Thanks for writing.

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  4. Japan will bounce back. They can overcome this tragedy.

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  5. Hopefully they'll be able to come back from this. It's obviously gonna take a while, though.

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  6. I'd say that people who are smart would invest quite heavily in the japanese construction materials market since that bussiness is going to boom like crazy now.

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  7. One man's meat is another man's poison!

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  8. that's probably be the trend for a couple of months, but it will pick up. :)

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  9. Investing in Japan is good financially, also you are indirectly helping with the rebuild. its a win-win.

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  10. Useful info! My blog is about Japan too!

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  11. So what will happen to japan markets next!

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  12. amazing stuff!
    followed!

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  13. Japan will bounce back. I'd buy stocks in stable big companies while they're low.

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  14. Great post! Keep up the good blogging!

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  15. Wow I hope Japan gets better by the end of this year, that's when I'm going to Japan!

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  16. its been a real devastation

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