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Expectations for further easing from the Bank of Japan are overplayed, says Todd Elmer, currency strategist, Citi.
After six straight months of trade deficit, the Bank of Japan might be forced ease further next week, notes Alvin Liew, senior economist at UOB.
Asian shares traded mixed on Monday after China's gross domestic product showed the world's second-biggest economy cooled lesser than expected.
Conditions have to worsen before the European Central Bank will expand its bond-buying program, says Kit Juckes, global head of FX strategy at Societe Generale.
Asian stocks cruised higher on Friday, lifted by a positive U.S. lead and as investors bet on the possibility of further stimulus from Japan and China.
Negative fundamentals will weigh on EM currencies, says Mitul Kotecha, head of Asia FX and rates strategy at Barclays.
Frederic Neumann, MD and co-head of Asian economics research at HSBC, says the Bank of Japan expects a tighter labor market to generate wage inflation.
Asian shares outside China slid deeper into the red on Tuesday, after trade figures added to concerns over China's economy.
Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan, explains whether or not he has considered introducing a negative interest rate similar to the European Central Bank.
Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of Bank of Japan, tells CNBC why negative interest rates in Japan are not necessary.
Charles Dumas, chairman at Lombard Street Research, says if Japan continues QE at 15-20 percent of GDP, there’s real risk that inflation may “spiral out of control.”
As the Bank of Japan holds interest rates steady, Vasileios Gkionakis, head of global FX strategy at Unicredit, talks about the advantages of a devalued currency.
Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, says the Bank of Japan and Japanese analysts are divided in opinion about the economy.
Nicholas Smith, Japan strategist at CLSA, explains that it makes no sense to have expected further easing from the central bank after Japan just signed the TPP agreement.
Bill Adams, senior international economist at PNC, says "the bar is very high" for the Bank of Japan to extend its quantitative easing program.
Eisuke Sakakibara, former vice finance minister of Japan, says the Bank of Japan is more likely to act in December.
A panel of experts from Eurasia and the BoAML weigh in on the Bank of Japan's meeting, the cabinet reshuffle and the political impact of TPP deal.
Takuji Okubo, principal and chief economist at Japan, says falling deflation means there are no compelling reasons for the Bank of Japan to ease further this year.
Uwe Parpart, managing director and head of research at Reorient Financial Markets, says it is unlikely that the Bank of Japan will introduce fresh quantitative easing before the October 31 meeting.
Further upside for the U.S. dollar will be a struggle on the back of a soft labor market and a Fed rate hike delay, says Michael Every, head of financial markets research, APAC at Rabobank.