In Japan, You Receive Gifts for Owning Stocks
It is a custom called "Kabunushi yūtai" (株主優待) or shareholder benefits, and in this post, I will tell you what they are and how to receive them.
As you might have heard, Japan has a very strong gift-giving culture. In fact, it is customary to bring a gift even when you’re just visiting someone’s home.
This custom has been carried over to the Japanese stock-market. If you own 100 stocks or more of a company, chances are high that you are eligible for a yearly gift.
These gifts are usually connected…