Institutional investors into Asian real estate say they're bullish heading into next year, but their investment intentions demonstrate a distinct lack of appetite for risk.
New Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will have no excuses if he does not push ahead with a bid to revitalize the world's third-largest economy.
Market volatility could spike in late November/early December just as liquidity walks away. Keep that in mind.
With his popularity low, Japanese PM Fumio Kishida has called an early election to win a mandate, while pledging a 'new capitalism' to boost the middle class.
However, mainland Chinese stocks were some of the most stable in the region, something of a surprise given power outages and systemic financial risk.
Japan will have a new prime minister come Monday. So what does Fumio Kishida, Japan's Obama-era foreign minister, bring to the table?
Japan's ruling party will elect a new leader, and therefore prime minister, by month's end, likely boosting Japanese equities even further.
The Tokyo Games blew their budget - but proved infectious for all the right sporting reasons, rather than anything else.
The Olympics... they're a year late, and finally here.
It's an unheard-of event in corporate Japan.