Samurai Market

Written By
Paul Tracy
Updated August 5, 2020

What is a Samurai Market?

Samurai Market is slang that refers to the Japanese stock market.

How Does a Samurai Market Work?

People in the United States are the most common users of this term. Samurai market is often used in conjunction with “Yankee Market,” which refers to the U.S. stock market, and "the Bulldog Market," which refers to the U.K. stock market. "Samurai" is sometimes considered derogatory.

Why Does a Samurai Market Matter?

All things have their colloquialisms, and Samurai Market is an example of the finance world's colorful slang.