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5 Popular Stocks in Japan that Offer Yutai Gifts (July & August 2020 Update)

In this post I will present to you my yutai stock picks for July and August 2020. It’s worth noting that July wasn’t a yutai heavy month, especially compared to August and September. Yutai investing might be fun but without … Continue reading

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5 Popular Stocks in Japan that Offer Yutai Gifts (June 2020 Update)

A year ago I posted Top 5 Popular Stocks in Japan that Offer Yutai Gifts where I shared a popular list of yutai stocks. Given the interest received for that post, I created an updated list for 2020 that I … Continue reading

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My bet on Softbank, so far so good – but will it last?

SoftBank Group Corp closed at 4735 JPY on 17/04/2020, up 6.88% from the previous day and showing a very strong and swift recovery from its 2687 JPY low on 19/03/2020. I bought in at 3294 JPY which puts me up … Continue reading

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Furusato Nozei (Hometown Tax Donation Programme) in Japan

If you live and work in Japan, you should definitely be taking advantage of this benefit. Furusato Nozei or Hometown Tax Donation Programme is a system that was introduced by the Japanese government in 2008 to bring back and to … Continue reading

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Top 5 Popular Stocks in Japan that Offer Yutai Gifts

Yutai Gifts 株主優待 (Kabunushi Yutai) are perks that companies give to their shareholders as a form of gratitude for owning their stocks. These gifts are often tied to the product or service that the company provides. A lot of retail … Continue reading

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Opening a Brokerage Account in Japan

Before you continue reading I assume that you are a resident in Japan as you will have to submit proof of residency when opening up a brokerage account with a Japanese broker. When I was looking to open up an … Continue reading

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