Women walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 and New York Dow indices at a securities firm in Tokyo. Photo: AP Women walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 and New York Dow indices at a securities firm in Tokyo. Photo: AP
Women walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 and New York Dow indices at a securities firm in Tokyo. Photo: AP

Across Asia, amateur investors pile into equity markets – spooking the professionals

  • Investors who had never so much as opened a trading account before have helped lift equities in the region despite historically bad macroeconomic fundamentals
  • The question now turns to whether these investors will cut and run during the next market dip, or learn new ways to succeed

Topic |   Stocks
Women walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 and New York Dow indices at a securities firm in Tokyo. Photo: AP Women walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 and New York Dow indices at a securities firm in Tokyo. Photo: AP
Women walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 and New York Dow indices at a securities firm in Tokyo. Photo: AP
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