Markets are being forced to adjust.
For the first time, the Japanese yen has lost about half its value against the dollar.
Its currency is weaker than that of the U.S. and weaker than the euro.
And Japan’s economy has been hit hard by the Fukushima nuclear disaster and its ongoing economic crisis.
But the world’s second-largest economy has continued to benefit from a rebound in Chinese demand for its goods and services.
In this article, we look at what that means for the Japanese economy and the U:What are the markets reacting to?
Why are Japanese markets so volatile?
How do the markets think about the market?
How big are the swings?
What will be the reaction to this move?
How can I buy or sell Japanese equities?
Why do I need to buy Japanese equies?