ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter

Market Scramble: Leery investors lose faith in future prospects

Geopolitical risk casts doubt over earnings forecasts

TOKYO -- Cautious investors are navigating by the rearview mirror here, buying stocks associated with past profit rather than growth potential, as geopolitical risk clouds the road ahead.

Tensions surrounding North Korea and France's imminent presidential election had investors in wait-and-see mode as the Tokyo Stock Exchange's first section saw a year-to-date low trading value Monday.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more