Japan in Q1 2020 reported a drop in its economic growth due to coronavirus pandemic. The economy contracted at an annualised rate of 3.4% in during the first quarter.
On QoQ basis, the GDP shrank by 0.9% in between January to March 2020 against the median forecast for a 1.2% decline.
Private consumption dropped 0.7%, the capital spending by 0.5% and export by 6%.
There is no investor left unperturbed with the ongoing trade conflicts between US-China and the devastating bushfire in Australia.
Are you wondering if the year 2020 might not have taken the right start? Dividend stocks could be the answer to that question.
As interest rates in Australia are already at record low levels, find out which dividend stocks are viewed as the most attractive investment opportunity in the current scenario in our report.