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  • Can Japan's grim GDP work to Abe's advantage? Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 12:07 AM ET
    Can Japan's grim GDP work to Abe's advantage?

    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.

  • What Japan needs to revive its economy Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 7:08 PM ET
    What Japan needs to revive its economy

    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.

  • After grim GDP print, what will Abe do? Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 6:44 PM ET
    After grim GDP print, what will Abe do?

    Stephen Nagy, Associate Professor at International Christian University, discusses possible steps that Japanese Prime Minister Abe could take following Monday's disappointing growth data.

  • Japan proves QE doesn't work: Expert Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 5:57 PM ET
    A man is reflected on an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, November 17, 2014.

    The Lindsay Group's Peter Boockvar believes the monetary policy path Japan has gone on now will "destroy the country economically."

  • A 'negative' for the yen Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 5:30 AM ET
    A 'negative' for the yen

    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.

  • Has Abenomics failed? Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 5:15 AM ET
    Has Abenomics failed?

    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.

  • Is this expert right to be skeptical about Abenomics? Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 12:33 AM ET
    Is this expert right to be skeptical about Abenomics?

    Luca Silipo, Chief Economist at Natixis, explains why Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies won't be the remedy to Japan's economic woes.

  • BOJ stimulus may boost bank earnings: S&P Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 6:49 PM ET
    BOJ stimulus may boost bank earnings: S&P

    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.

  • Will Japan's Abe postpone the sales tax hike? Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 12:05 AM ET
    Why is Japan's Abe postponing the sales tax hike?

    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.

  • For Japan markets, BOJ is in the driving seat: Pro Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 7:02 PM ET
    For Japan markets, BOJ is in the driving seat: Pro

    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.

  • Japanese shares rally on weak-yen boost Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 12:06 AM ET
    Japanese shares rally on weak-yen boost

    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.

  • Abenomics isn't crumbling, says this expert Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 8:02 PM ET
    Abenomics isn't crumbling, says this expert

    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.

  • Is dust settling on the Nikkei’s rally? Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 7:57 PM ET

    With the dust settling on the BOJ's surprise shock-and-awe easing campaign last month, the huge rally in Japan shares could stall.

  • Yen hovers near 7-year low against US dollar Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 7:06 PM ET
    Yen hovers near 7-year low against US dollar

    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.

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    Delta Air Lines stock headed higher despite a strong run-up, Argonaut Capital's David Gerstenhaber says.

  • Why Japan won't go for a second sales tax hike Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 12:07 AM ET
    Why Japan won't go for a second sales tax hike

    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.

  • Weak Korea exports? Don’t blame the yen Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 5:34 PM ET

    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.

  • Warning: Asian currencies set for battering Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 10:39 PM ET

    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.

  • BOJ minutes: Kuroda had to act swiftly Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 12:27 AM ET

    Some BOJ policymakers said inflation could dip below 1 percent, which helps explain why governor Kuroda chose to expand monetary stimulus.

  • 'Devil's metal' burns investors as gold melts down Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 2:16 PM ET
    Molten gold pours from a crucible into a heated mold after refining at the Kaloti Jewellery LLC factory in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

    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.