Date: 2nd February 2022
Date: 1st February 2022
TOPIX ended down on the previous month-end. The Japanese equity market declined along with the US equity market due to growing expectations of higher US interest rates. Concerns over the increase in domestic cases of COVID and geopolitical risks over Ukraine also weighed on the market.
Date: 4th January 2022
TOPIX ended up on the previous month-end. The Japanese equity market rose as excessive concerns over a new Covid-19 variant, Omicron, receded although it saw temporary declines due to news of monetary policy meetings at the FRB, ECB and Bank of Japan.
Date: 13th December 2021
Date: 1st December 2021
TOPIX ended down on the previous month-end. The Japanese equity market plummeted in the latter of the month due to the news of the emergence of a new variant virus called Omicron, although the market was in an upward trend backed by solid quarterly corporate earnings.
Date: 22nd November 2021
Date: 15th November 2021
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Representative Director and President: Yoshio Hishida; hereinafter “SuMi TRUST”) is pleased to announce that it has signed the Financial Sector Commitment Letter on Eliminating Commodity-Driven Deforestation announced at the 26th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26).
Date: 2nd November 2021
TOPIX ended down on the previous month-end. The Japanese equity market was dragged down by some concerns over global stagflation on rising commodity prices, an increase in US bond yield and default of the Chinese property giant, EVERGRANDE.