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  • Real stock correction going to blindside us: Pro Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 9:55 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    But if the stock market finishes this month with another advance, TJM's Jim Iuorio tells CNBC he's ready to throw in the towel on his correction call for now.

  • Why BOJ won't budge on easing until Q2 2015 Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 10:48 PM ET
    Why BOJ won't budge on easing until Q2 2015

    Dominic Bunning, FX Strategist at HSBC, says July's inflation figure still trends above expectations, which will underpin the Bank of Japan's confidence in a recovery.

  • Japan still not seeing desirable inflation: S&P Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 8:15 PM ET
    Japan still not seeing desirable inflation: S&P

    Paul Sheard, Chief Global Economist, Standard & Poor's, says Japan is still not getting the right kind of inflation and explains why the tax hike could be a headwind to recovery.

  • ECB vs BOJ: Which central bank will ease first? Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:20 PM ET
    ECB vs BOJ: Which central bank will ease first?

    Don Hanna, Asia Managing Director of Hanna-Roubini Global Economics, explains why the Bank of Japan will introduce stimulus before the European Central Bank.

  • Japan data to turn up heat on BOJ debate Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:21 PM ET

    A deluge of Japanese economic data on Friday is set to influence expectations on whether the Bank of Japan (BOJ) will top up its stimulus program.

  • Japan still has more growth potential: Pro Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 9:06 PM ET
    Japan still has more growth potential: Pro

    Simon Cox, MD & Investment Strategist, Asia Pacific at BNY Mellon Investment Management, highlights the key points from Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda's speech at the Jackson Hole Symposium.

  • Forget Japan's shrinking growth: Property looks hot Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:45 PM ET

    Despite weak data spurring doubts over whether Japan's economy is really recovering, property investors remain keen on the market.

  • The key to supercharging the dollar rally Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 9:36 AM ET

    The dollar is strong and things could heat up even further for foreign exchange as global central bankers convene in Jackson Hole.

  • Do markets need to rejig rate expectations? Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 6:36 PM ET

    After a slew of bad data across the globe, the market may need to rejig its expectations for the end of easy monetary policy, some analysts said.

  • Japan GDP reflects 'fragility' of recovery: Moody's Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 4:10 AM ET
    Japan GDP reflects 'fragility' of recovery: Moody's

    Thomas Byrne, senior vice president of sovereign risk group at Moody's Investors Service Singapore, says Japan's recovery remains fragile and discusses what actions the authorities are likely to take.

  • Weak Japan GDP not just about consumption tax: Pro Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 1:30 AM ET
    Weak Japan GDP not just about consumption tax: Pro

    Izumi Devalier, Japan economist at HSBC, says the country's GDP drop in the second quarter is not only due to the consumption tax hike, but other factors are a worry in the economy.

  • Why the dollar-yen uptrend isn't sustainable Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 12:24 AM ET
    Why the dollar-yen uptrend isn't sustainable

    Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, says low yields in the U.S. Treasurys and a lack of action from the Bank of Japan will drive the dollar-yen pair lower.

  • Japan: Brace yourself for bleak GDP Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 11:20 AM ET
    Japan: Brace yourself for bleak GDP

    Keith Wade, chief economist at Schroders, says that Japan's second quarter GDP will likely be hit by its new consumption tax.

  • Brace for Japan GDP, it’s going to be ugly Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 11:54 PM ET

    Japan's economy is expected to have lost all ground owing to the April consumption tax hike, which looks to have thrown its recovery off its tracks.

  • BoJ's right to focus on consumer spending: Pro Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 4:40 AM ET
    BoJ's right to focus on consumer spending: Pro

    Chris Scicluna, head of economic research at Daiwa Capital Markets Europe, says the Bank of Japan's focus on consumer spending is positive and the country should return to growth in the third quarter.

  • After weak Q2, what can the BOJ do? Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 6:34 PM ET
    BOJ acknowledges weak Q2: JPMorgan

    Yoshito Sakakibara, Executive Director, Investment Research of JP Morgan Asset Management, outlines measures that the central bank can take following a weaker-than-expected quarter.

  • BOJ will likely keep policy unchanged: BofA Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 12:18 AM ET
    BOJ will likely keep policy unchanged: BofA

    Shusuke Yamada, Chief Japan FX Strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, outlines his expectations for the Bank of Japan, which will commence a 2-day policy meeting on Thursday.

  • Easing remains on top of BOJ's list: Pro Sunday, 3 Aug 2014 | 8:23 PM ET
    Why easing remains top on BOJ's to-do list

    Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist Asia at JP Morgan Funds, explains why the Bank of Japan will need to continue its monetary easing policy for the next few years.

  • Dollar-yen could hit 103 this week: Pro Sunday, 3 Aug 2014 | 6:20 PM ET
    Dollar-yen may dip to 103 this week: Pro

    David Greene, Head of Dealing at AFEX Australia, says the Bank of Japan's policy decision this week may trigger yen weakness.

  • The week ahead in Asia Sunday, 3 Aug 2014 | 6:07 PM ET
    What's on tap for the week ahead

    CNBC's Pauline Chiou takes you through the key market-moving events in Asia this week.