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Is this little-known indicator telling investors that Japanese shares are too cheap? featured picture

Is this little-known indicator telling investors that Japanese shares are too cheap?

Latest data from asset manager NN Investment Partners shows that the risk premium on Japanese stocks has hit a record 8.8%. The equity risk premium is how much extra investors should expect to get back from buying shares over the risk-free rate. In other words, if you put £1,000 into the FTSE 100, how much more would you likely get back after a year versus sticking your cash in the bank, or ...
Market report: Drug maker Indivior facing catastrophe after court defeat, BP profits soar as Ocado losses widen featured picture

Market report: Drug maker Indivior facing catastrophe after court defeat, BP profits soar as Ocado losses widen

Drug developer Indivior (INDV) has warned that it faces the loss of up to 80% of its market share ‘in a matter of months’ after losing a court ruling in the US over its Anti-opioid treatment Suboxone. Suboxone is used as a substitute to get drug addicts off harmful opiods, such as heroin. The company has been fighting a bitter battle for months against generic competitor drugs being made ...
Market report: Digital transformer Kainos in demand, Ryanair loses altitude on quarterly loss featured picture

Market report: Digital transformer Kainos in demand, Ryanair loses altitude on quarterly loss

Markets are steady at the start of the new week with sterling rising against the euro and US dollar. The FTSE 100 advances 19 points higher to 7,039.2 led by Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB) and BP (BP.), which are lifted by a stronger oil price. Belfast-based IT business Kainos (KNOS) sparks up 7.8% to 458p on the very welcome news results for the year to March will be ahead of market ...
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