Colin Asher, senior economist at Mizuho, talks about how well the Bank of Japan's monetary policy is working in attempts to inflate the economy.» Read More
Mikio Kumada, Executive Director and Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners, explains why the country's recent weak GDP is part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's political agenda.
Simon Cox, MD & Investment Strategist, Asia Pacific at BNY Mellon Investment Management, explains why reflating Japan's economy would require more than just structural reforms.
Stephen Nagy, Associate Professor at International Christian University, discusses possible steps that Japanese Prime Minister Abe could take following Monday's disappointing growth data.
The Lindsay Group's Peter Boockvar believes the monetary policy path Japan has gone on now will "destroy the country economically."
Phyllis Papadavid, senior global FX strategist at BNP Paribas talks about the latest "undeniably weak" GDP data from Japan, and how it is "likely" a snap election will be called soon.
Tina Fordham, chief political analyst at Citi says that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe still has a "couple of options available" to revive the Japanese economy.
Luca Silipo, Chief Economist at Natixis, explains why Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies won't be the remedy to Japan's economic woes.
Naoko Nemoto, Managing Director at Standard and Poor's, outlines her expectations for Japanese lenders who are due to hand in interim earnings on Friday.
Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC, discusses speculation over a delay in the sales tax hike and explains why Monday's GDP figure could see a negative surprise.
Joe Zidle, Portfolio Strategist at Richard Bernstein Advisors, says action from the Bank of Japan is what matters for traders, instead of data like September's machinery orders released on Thursday.
Reports about a possible delay in the consumption tax hike is lifting dollar-yen and Japanese equities on Wednesday, says Jonathan Cavenagh, Senior FX Strategist at Westpac.
Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered, says he is not writing off Japan as of yet, following a pick-up in growth momentum as of late.
With the dust settling on the BOJ's surprise shock-and-awe easing campaign last month, the huge rally in Japan shares could stall.
Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director at BK Asset Management, discusses movements in the dollar-yen cross and outlines the merits of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies.
Delta Air Lines stock headed higher despite a strong run-up, Argonaut Capital's David Gerstenhaber says.
A second sales tax hike in Japan is unlikely as the recent fall in consumer confidence has been " too big a knock for the economy", says Richard Martin, MD at IMA Asia.
While weakness in South Korea's exports may get laid at the feet of the weak yen, the real cause is likely further afield, Capital Economics said.
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.