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The Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said Wednesday it's hard to see the yen's real effective rate falling further. Mitul Kotecha, head of FX Strategy, Asia Pacific at Barclays, discusses.
Nick Verdi, director of FX Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank, expects Japan to deploy further currency weakness to lift consumer prices.
What do investors in Japan actually think? A new survey explains.
Robin Bew, CEO of The Economist Intelligence Unit, says markets moves following comments from the Bank of Japan were 'overcooked.'
Todd Elmer, currency strategist at Citi, says the dollar-yen could climb up to 127-128 in the short term as foreign investors move back into shorting the Japanese yen.
Melissa Otto, Japanese equities analyst at TIAA-CREF, examines the factors that may weaken the Japanese yen further and discusses whether currency is the only driver of the Nikkei 225 index.
Japanese workers need to earn more to spend more, says Alexander Treves, head of equities, Japan at Fidelity Worldwide Investment.
With a potential Fed rate hike as a tailwind, the dollar rally looks set to resume and it could be powerful.
If the Federal Reserve hikes interest rates this year, will it have a negative impact on emerging markets. Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan, weighs in.
Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan, tells CNBC that while the central bank is not aware of any asset bubbles, it will continue to carefully monitor the financial system.
Japan's retail sales rose 5.0 percent in the year to April, bolstering the BOJ's view that consumer spending is picking up in a recovering economy.
Patrick Chovanec, chief strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management, says there is a danger of competitive devaluation between Europe and Japan and adds that Japan needs to roll out more comprehensive reforms.
Riad Younes, co-founder of R Squared Capital Management, says improvements in corporate governance are driving Japan's equity market and discusses the effect of a weak yen.
Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan, says factors such as a possible "significant wage increase" put the central bank on track to achieve 2 percent inflation.
Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan, says the movements of the Japanese yen are in line with economic fundamentals.
The Bank of Japan's decision makers remained concerned their 2 percent inflation goal would be difficult to keep, meeting minutes show.
Japan is seeing the initial stages of corporate reform, alongside the discussion of Prime Minister Abe's "third arrow", says Eric Robertsen, head of Global Macro Strategy at Standard Chartered.
Factors such as improved corporate governance will buoy Japanese equities, says Nicholas Weindling, fund manager at JP Morgan Asset Management.
As global central banks remain in easing mode, one needs to ask whether the U.S. economy is strong enough to withstand a stronger dollar, says Roger Bridges, global rates & currencies strategist at Nikko Asset Management.
The Shanghai Composite clinched a fresh seven-year high on Friday, while markets in Japan edged up to finish at their highest levels in 15 years.