Bank of Singapore's Sim Moh Siong expects BOJ's policy bias to be for increasing ETF purchases to weaken the yen against the dollar.
Global bond markets have rallied recently but a rise in interest rates could trip many participants, a senior investor warns.
Richard Harris from Port Shelter Investment Management says the BOJ is powerless without policy options because the yen is not weakening.
Jeremy Schwartz, Director of Research at WisdomTree Asset Management, discusses the Bank of Japan's negative interest rates and how a change in policy could affect Japanese equities and the yen.
DBS Bank's Philip Wee expects the BOJ to further into negative rate territory as well as increasing ETF purchases by 2-3 trillion yen.
Uwe Parpart from Capital Link International expects the BOJ to announce a doubling or even tripling of its annual ETF purchases this week.
Rabobank's Michael Every reckons the BOJ will have to ease policy further as its 2 percent inflation rate target remains elusive.
The yen hit a 2 1/2-week low against the dollar on a report said the Bank of Japan was considering helping banks by applying negative rates.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the outcome of the ECB meeting and the upcoming meetings for the Fed and Bank of Japan with Andy Brenner, Head of International Fixed Income at National Alliance Securities.
Japan looks increasingly likely to fire both fiscal and monetary barrels in the coming weeks, with direct currency intervention off the table.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda says the central bank's presence in the ETF market is 'not too big'.
Directing monetary policy at a currency even in the short-term is not a good strategy for central banks, explains Jesper Bargmann, head of trading, Asia at Nordea Markets.
Buckle up: The stock market is due for a drop of 25 percent or more, says Michael Pento. Here's why.
Commodity currencies slipped while the safe-haven yen gained ground after major crude exporters failed to agree on an output freeze.
A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck southern Japan early on Saturday, killing at least 25, barely a day after a nearby quake killed nine.
The dollar fell broadly as a slide in oil prices ahead of weekend talks among producers in Doha.
Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso expressed deep concerns to U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew over one-sided currency moves.
The dollar fell against the yen on Thursday, snapping two days of gains, hurt by data showing benign U.S. inflation.
Funds are cutting allocations to Europe and Japan equities amid fears central banks' easing efforts will fail, Bofa-ML's fund manager survey found.
Slow reforms in Japan are prompting an excessive focus on the yen, says J.P. Morgan's chief Asian and emerging market equity strategist, Adrian Mowat.