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Asia's currencies are set for a beating, buffeted by the G3 central banks, a stronger U.S. dollar and newly volatile Chinese yuan, HSBC said.
Some BOJ policymakers said inflation could dip below 1 percent, which helps explain why governor Kuroda chose to expand monetary stimulus.
Gold and silver have been crushed this week, burned by the rising dollar and the outflow of money looking for a home in stocks and other investments.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the central bank is ready to do more to hit its 2 percent price goal and recharge a tottering economy.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses dropping global energy prices and Japanese domestic debt.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Tres Knippa, Kenai Capital Management, discuss Japan's government debt plan and Japanese QE.
After the BOJ's policy shock, the yen could weaken further and that will augur well for Japanese stocks, says Vasu Menon, Vice President for Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank.
After the Bank of Japan's stimulus blitz, "we're on a slippery slope towards a currency war," says Joseph Quinlan, MD & Chief Market Strategist at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management.
October was a rough month for much of the hedge fund crowd, where many players underperformed the U.S. stock market and wound up with big losses.
Experts said the yen's decline is set to continue past Friday's six-year low that came after surprise stimulus by the Bank of Japan.
Chris Tedder, Research Analyst at Forex.com, says it is unrealistic to expect downside in the dollar-yen cross, which will likely rise to 115 by year-end.
Hartmut Issel, Head of CIO Wealth Management for APAC at UBS, explains why he's bucking the trend to expect limited upside in the dollar-yen trade for the coming quarter.
Khoon Goh, Senior FX Strategist at ANZ, discusses the upside potential in the dollar-yen cross and explains what that means for other Asian currencies like the South Korean won.
Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory and Jeffrey Knight, Global Head of Investment Solutions & Asset Allocation, Columbia Management Investment Advisers, debate the BOJ's expansion of its stimulus program.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda is having trouble convincing the Japanese people that higher prices will make things better.
Emerging market assets have gotten cheaper, but in the face of four key headwinds, it might not be the right time to buy back in, Barclays said.
Last Friday, the Bank of Japan's board voted 5-4 in favor of fresh stimulus. Ray Attrill, Co-Head FX Strategy of National Australia Bank, discusses this rare split decision.
Art Cashin of UBS says stocks are surging after Japan delivers a double whammy of good news: More stimulus and increased stock buying.
The liquidity bull market isn't over thanks to new stimulus from the Bank of Japan, two market pros told CNBC on Friday.
What waits on the other side—asset bubbles, inflation, the prospects for still greater wealth disparity—remains, of course, an issue for another day.