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Re: Buying a Japanese listed share?


Postby Breelander » July 23rd, 2018, 7:04 am

FredBloggs wrote:I have an account with Interactive Investors and Tokyo is not on their list of available overseas markets. I have an unused account with Hargreaves Lansdown, they don't do Tokyo either. Any suggestions?

Not many do, but one that does is Interactive Brokers.

. CHI-X Japan
. Tokyo Stock Exchange ... ia-pacific

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Re: Buying a Japanese listed share?


Postby gryffron » July 23rd, 2018, 9:28 am

I believe Tokyo has some difficult rules for gaijin. Hence why it is uncommon for foreign brokers to include them.

Many of the larger Japanese companies are available as American Depository Receipts (ADRs). A sort of one-stock fully funded ETF. Traded on US markets.


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