Japanese stocks have seen their share of turbulence and uncertainty lately, yet the country has outperformed other markets and economic indicators are mainly encouraging. Is it a good time to buy Japanese stocks?
Lorne Steinberg, president of Lorne Steinberg Wealth Management Inc., joined us for a one-hour chat and took readers' questions about investing in Japanese stocks. He was joined by Inside the Market editor Darcy Keith, who moderated the discussion.
You can read the transcript of the chat below.
Prior to founding Lorne Steinberg Wealth Management, he was president and chief investment officer of AGF's investment counsel business in Montreal, Magna Vista Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 1999. Lorne also spent 10 years at Lafferty, Harwood and Partners, where he began as a research analyst and was later responsible for the fixed income desk. Lorne received his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his BA from McGill University. He has been a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder since 1996.