The Bank of Japan is unlikely to adjust its QE program, but it may adjust fiscal policy, noted Sailesh Jha, chief Asia economist at Credit Suisse Prviate Banking and Wealth Management.» Read More
It's not 2008 anymore (when the Fed set its current target for rates). Time for the Fed to normalize rates, says Jack Ablin.
Asian shares advanced on Thursday, inspired by Wall Street's biggest one-day gain since 2011 overnight.
With no fresh economic data to justify the slide, Monday's selloff reeks of automatic trading points being triggered, says UBS's investment chief.
With a weak economy and the absence of wage hikes, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) is unlikely to achieve its 2 percent inflation goal, says Marcel Thieliant, Japan economist at Capital Economics.
The Fed can't save this market. Here's the only thing that can, says trader Brian Kelly.
Events in the world's three biggest economies will hold sway over Asia's financial markets this week.
Melissa Otto, Japanese equities analyst at the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association - College Retirement Equities Fund, outlines the names she likes in Japan's equity market.
Marie Diron, senior vice president of Credit Policy at Moody's, talks about quantitative easing in Japan, comparing it to Europe.
Masakazu Takeda, portfolio manager at Hennessy Japan Fund, says the Bank of Japan has done enough to reflate the economy thus the “third arrow” of the Abenomics program will have to take the lead from now on.
Jason Low, equity strategist at DBS Private Bank, says Japan's second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) added to the case for further action from the Bank of Japan.
Japan's economy contracted in the April-to-June quarter, but managed to perform slightly better than expected, data released Monday showed.
Two years of quantitative easing has done nothing to help Japan's economy, which contracted at an annualized pace of 1.6 percent in the second quarter, says Andrew Freris, CEO at Ecognosis Advisory.
Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at JP Morgan, says Monday's growth data, which showed Japan's economy contracted in the second quarter, will likely fuel calls for further easing from the Bank of Japan.
Vasu Menon, vice president, Group Wealth Management at OCBC, expects Japan's growth data to see a slowdown in the second quarter, but that won't prompt immediate easing from the Bank of Japan.
Japan Post is set to list $11 billion worth of shares in a triple IPO of its holding company, bank and insurance units on Nov. 4, people close to the deal said.
Bank of Japan policymakers warned that the country's exports may be hit if China's economy slowed further, minutes of its July meeting showed.
Asina equities mostly erased early gains to end in negative territory on Tuesday, after the People's Bank of China allowed its currency to depreciate.
The dollar has already surged over the past year. But here's why the real move could come in the fall.
China's Shanghai Composite index bucked the cautious sentiment across Asia on Monday, surging nearly 5 percent to end at a two-week high.
Tapan Datta, head of global asset allocation at Aon Hewitt, says the Bank of Japan's got its "work cut out" to meet its inflation target.