Japan’s Total Stock Market Capitalization

The table below lists historical total stock market capitalization of Japan between 2007 and 2014. The total market cap means the combined market value of all shares listed in Tokyo Stock Exchange or Osaka Exchange. Japan’s current total stock market capitalization is USD 4,743.1 billion (Aug 31st 2015). One year […]

History of Big Four Banks of US

The current Big 4 Banks of United States are Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase & Co. Citigroup was clearly the most dominant bank in US during most of the first decade of 2000 but the financial crisis of 2008 almost wiped out the whole bank. […]

The Rise and Fall of Sony & Nintendo

During the past 15 years, two of the most famous Japanese consumer brands, Sony and Nintendo, have both experienced spectacular rises on their valuations followed by a stock price crash. The graph below shows the market capitalizations of the companies during the first day of each year. Sony’s stock started […]