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  • The Bank of Japan just went to negative rates- here's how to profit

    CNBC's Seema Mody and the FMHR traders explain why the Bank of Japan moved to negative interest rates and how to profit from it.

  • These Dow stocks should rally if yen plunges Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 11:57 AM ET
    Japanese yen and U.S. dollar notes

    CNBC Pro searched for the big winners and losers if the yen fades against the dollar on the Bank of Japan's negative interest rate announcement.

  • Cramer to BOJ: Nope to negative rates Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 11:33 AM ET
    Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks next to a panel to explain his policy during a news conference at the BOJ headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, January 29, 2016.

    CNBC's Jim Cramer on The Bank of Japan's zero interest rate move.

  • El-Erian: Weakening currency for global growth Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 11:25 AM ET
    Mohammed El-Erian

    Mohamed El-Erian said that the Bank of Japan's negative rates indicates its hope to weaken the yen to bolster its economy.

  • Bank of Japan stimulus could ignite a currency war Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    Bank of Japan stimulus could ignite a currency war

    Tokyo's decision to cut a benchmark interest rate below zero stuns the markets.

  • A security guard stands outside the Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.

    The Bank of Japan's decision to adopt negative interest rates will only make matters worse for the economy, Peter Boockvar says.

  • BOJ's negative rates stuns global markets Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 5:07 AM ET
    BOJ's negative rates stuns global markets

    Andrew Peaple, The Wall Street Journal, discusses the Bank of Japan's decision to cut its benchmark interest rate below zero. Japan is sending a signal they are willing to go negative if they have to, says Peaple.

  • Can Draghi do more for Europe? Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 4:15 AM ET
    Can Draghi do more for Europe?

    Following the Bank of Japan’s latest move, what does this mean for the European Central Bank and quantitative easing? Pernille Bomholdt Henneberg, senior analyst at Danske Bank, weighs in.

  • No one was positioned for BoJ move: UBS Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 4:00 AM ET
    No one was positioned for BoJ move: UBS

    The Bank of Japan has adopted a negative interest rate policy, causing a shake up in markets. Geoffrey Yu, ultra-high net worth investment strategist at UBS Wealth Management, discusses.

  • Asia stocks close higher, with Shanghai up 3.1% Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 2:34 AM ET

    Asian markets climbed after Japan shares took a roller-coaster ride in the immediate aftermath of the BOJ decision to adopt negative interest rates.

  • Low rates are negative for Japan: Faber Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 2:00 AM ET
    Low rates are negative for Japan: Faber

    Marc Faber, editor & publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, says negative interest rates in Japan are a negative for the country's economy and savers.

  • President Xi is not a nice guy: Marc Faber Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 2:00 AM ET
    President Xi is not a nice guy: Marc Faber

    Marc Faber, editor & publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, says the Chinese economy is weaker than six percent growth and talks about the country's president Xi Jinping

  • BoJ adopts negative interest rates Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 1:00 AM ET
    BoJ adopts negative interest rates

    Frederic Neumann, co-head of Asian economics and managing director at HSBC, discusses the decision by the Bank of Japan to set interest rates at minus 0.1 percent.

  • Bank of Japan adopts negative interest rate policy Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 12:17 AM ET

    The Bank of Japan adopted negative interest rates for the first time at the end of its two-day policy review on Friday.

  • Amari resignation not good news Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 12:09 AM ET
    Amari resignation not good news

    Japan's economy minister Akira Amari was crucial to the signing of the TPP, says Mikio Kumada, executive director and global strategist at LGT Capital Partners.

  • BOJ decision a 'nice, medium-sized surprise' Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 12:02 AM ET
    BOJ decision a 'nice, medium-sized surprise'

    Mikio Kumada, executive director and global strategist at LGT Capital Partners, says BOJ decision reflects well on governor Kuroda.

  • What experts think about BOJ's negative rate move Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 10:41 PM ET
    What experts think about BOJ's negative move

    Richard Martin, executive vice president at IMA Asia and Kelvin Tay, MD and regional CIO for southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management discuss the Bank of Japan's decision to cut rates further.

  • Too late for Japan to put economy bank on track? Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 10:31 PM ET
    Too late for Japan to put economy bank on track?

    In comments made before the BOJ decision, Richard Martin, executive vice president at IMA Asia says if the central bank misses the opportunity to cut rates, there's nothing Japan can do to revive its export sector.

  • Bank of Japan is 'nowhere near their inflation target' Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 9:51 PM ET
    Bank of Japan is 'nowhere near their inflation target'

    Low oil prices likely reinforced the Bank of Japan's excuse to wait a little longer before changing policy, says Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac Bank.

  • Spending, factory output slumps pile pressure on BOJ Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 8:53 PM ET

    Slides in Japan's December household spending and factory output, released today, add to pressure on the Bank of Japan to ease monetary policy.