Japanese stock exchange is ranked as fourth off-shore market. It follows after the US based stock exchange NYSE, NASDAQ and the UK based LSE, in terms of trading volumes, size, and liquidity.
Following are popular Japanese stocks of few companies that you must consider to include in your portfolio for diversification. Ideally, you can pick any one from finance, electronics, motoring, chemical and pharma sectors.
This company was initially dealing with ceramics but now they have extended into electrical and electronics components. Also, they sell imaging equipment meant for office documents, telco infrastructure, solar power, dental tools, semiconductors and cutting machines.
This company is leading in innovation for instance, inventing the first speaker-less smartphone meant for slightly deaf people, especially the senior citizens. It uses conduction and vibration to directly make communication with your ear canal.
The company has more than 70,000 employees, with net income of above 60 billion Japanese yen, and their revenue in the year 2018 has surpassed 1.5 trillion Japanese yen.
One of the most popular car that you can see on the road is a Toyota, and that is one of the good reasons to invest. Since, the flow of revenue is guaranteed, and currently the company is placed as the 6th largest company of the world. Moreover, it employs more than 300,000 people.
As far as manufacturing of automobiles is concerned, Toyota comes only next to Volkswagen. Now Toyota dominates in the hybrid car market and has already invested 500,000 million USD in self-driving division of Uber.
Their flagship models other than Toyota itself also include Daihatsu, Hino, Subaru and Lexus, and also non-auto brands e.g. Prim earth, Delphi’s and Aero Asahi.
- Daiichi Sankyo
After Takeda the next biggest pharma company of Japan is Daiichi Sankyo. While it allowed Indian company Ranbaxy Labs to go off but it still owns the US company Plexxikon and German Pharma U3.
Daiichi Sankyo is around only since 2005 after the merger of Daiichi with Sankyo but has come a very long way, in short period.
- Mitsubishi Chemicals
The auto space of Japanese companies has always been very lucrative, and number of heavy automobiles in the Australia bears Japanese company brands.
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings was merger of Mitsubishi Pharma and Mitsubishi Chemicals in 1995.
It is very much within the core of Mitsubishi that includes companies in health, banking, electronics, construction, glass, plastics, paper, securities and much more. It also has got its own centre of investment for helping you along with your Mitsubishi journey.
- Monex group
The group has footprints in 12 different markets, and partnerships with trade station in the USA. Moreover, Monex Boom is also in Hong Kong.
All these collaborations help them to trade at local levels in Asia as well as North America, by using various expertise and tools available on ground. Their international presence will offer investors diversity in their portfolio.
They also own Coincheck, so that you can trade indirectly in crypto. You can invest with them through cryptocurrency, today itself!