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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.
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.