BOJ is taking advantage of a gradual rise in food prices, from yogurt and ketchup to "gyudon" beef rice bowls - once a symbol of Japanese deflation.» Read More
David Rodriguez, Quantitative Strategist at DailyFX, says that while Shinzo Abe's comments at the World Economic Forum won't invoke much reaction, it does reinforce expectations for further easing.
Amir Anvarzadeh, Director of Japan Equity Sales at BGC Securities, says investors should be paying more attention to April's sales tax hike, rather than the Bank of Japan's decision.
Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management explains why he's still bullish on Japan.
Takuji Okubo, Principal, Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors, thinks the Bank of Japan should introduce more stimulus soon if they see the economy weakening.
Hans Goetti, Head of Investment, Asia at B.I.L, explains why he doesn't any major changes from the Japanese central bank when it concludes its policy review on Wednesday.
Derek Halpenny, European head of global currency research at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, says markets will become "a lot more sensitive" to announcements from the Bank of Japan in 2014.
Mark Hibbs, MD & Portfolio Manager at Adamas Asset Management, discusses the outlook for Japanese corporates this year.
Garry Evans, Global Head of Equity Strategy at HSBC, says Japan's economy will slow down in the second quarter due to the sales tax, which may trigger more stimulus from the central bank.
Alan Miller, founding partner at SCM Private, and Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, discuss the prospect for Japanese stocks and the yen in 2014.
Paul Bloxham, chief economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC, expects more Japanese capital to flow off-shore this year as a result of the BOJ's stimulus program.
Michael Woolfolk, MD & Senior Currency Strategist at BNY Mellon lists three factors that he says are undermining the U.S. dollar.
Hartmut Issel, Head of Wealth Management Research at UBS, describes why the firm has downgraded their view on Japanese stocks due to the looming tax hike.
Stephen Sheung, Head of Investment Strategy at SHK Private explains why Chinese and Japanese stocks are among his top picks this year.
The euro jumped to its strongest level against the dollar in more than two years on Friday as banks adjusted positions for the year end.
Takuji Okubo, Principal and Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors and Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy at BK Asset Management, discuss the impact of Japan's consumption tax on the economy.
Jesper Bargmann, Head of Trading, Markets, Singapore at Nordea, discusses what Japanese November inflation data could mean for further Bank of Japan easing.
Discussing the strength of Japan's market, with Michael Farr, Farr Miller and Washington; Lindsey Piegza, Sterne Agee; Dennis Gartman of the Gartman Letter; and CNBC's Sara Eisen.
As Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe marks his first year in office, CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar tracks the highs and lows of Abenomics and its impact on the Nikkei.
Following the release of minutes from the Bank of Japan's November meeting, Nizam Idris, Head of Fixed Income and Currency Strategy at Macquarie, says labor reform is key to economic growth.
Izumi Devalier, Japan economist at HSBC, says the increase in consumption in Japan is "real", but could be hit if the country enters an inflationary environment with wages staying static.