Negative rates are bankrupting Japan's insurance sector and pensions as well as shrinking the overall money supply, warns Bryan Goh of Bordier & Cie.
Analysts at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch stand behind the Japanese central bank's decision to leave policy unchanged.
Markets may have punished the BOJ's surprise decision to stand pat on policy last week, but it was the right call, Bank of America-Merrill Lynch said.
Financing government debt with zero-coupon bonds is a potential solution, explains Sean Darby, global head of equity strategy at Jefferies.
Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass said that unconventional policies and negative rates aren't working for the Bank of Japan.
Gold turned lower on Tuesday, after nearing the prior session's 15-month top, as the U.S. dollar moved higher.
The firm says the no-move was a mistake and the central bank should have announced stimulus measures.
The Bank of Japan made a “fateful miscalculation” when it opted to hold interest rates at its meeting last week, Goldman Sachs has said.
Gold rose towards the key $1,300-an-ounce level, as the U.S. dollar fell and as assets of the top bullion fund climbed to a two year peak.
The dollar recovered slightly on Monday from its biggest weekly fall in more than seven years against the yen.
The U.S.' dependency on "printing money" has led to this, Berkshire's Charlie Munger says.
Joe Corbach, head of currencies and commodities at GAM, looks at the market performance of the Japanese yen following the Bank of Japan’s latest policy move.
Boris Schlossberg, managing director at BK Asset Management, looks at the key drivers in currency markets right now, with reference on the Bank of Japan.
The yen built further on a round of strong gains since the Bank of Japan meeting, moving to an 18-month high against the dollar.
National Australia Bank's Christy Tan expects the dollar/yen to be at 116 by end 2016, as the BOJ will do more easing to reach its inflation target.
Aviva Investors' Mary Nicola reckons the BOJ wanted to wait and observe the impact of the negative interest rate policy before easing further.
The PBOC guided the yuan higher at the sharpest pace since 2005 on Friday in a move attributed to the dollar's weakness against major currencies.
If the BOJ's priority was to stabilize the dollar/yen, they would have announced something, argues Westpac Bank's Sean Callow.
Eastspring Investments' Nicholas Ferres says the BOJ has effectively tightened financial conditions in Japan by standing pat on policy.
The Nikkei is expected to face downside pressure but that could change if policymakers hint at more stimulus, say AMP Capital Investors' Shane Oliver.