Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's claim that a Lehman-esque crisis loomed was nothing more than political maneuvering, analysts told CNBC.
Tradewinds Managing Director Peter Boardman says Japan's regional banks such as Chiba Bank offer good investment opportunities.
Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.3% in April on-year, keeping the BOJ under pressure to deploy new stimulus to hit its 2% inflation target.
G7 and BOJ made no progress on yen's ascent. That may force it, and other central banks, to resort to 'helicopter money,' option, says Scott Minerd.
The Fed is seeking robust growth and low inflation. But the opposite is happening, setting the economy up for a fall, says Michael Pento.
CNBC's Akiko Fujita sits down with Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda to discuss the central bank's monetary policy.
Japan's jawboning on the yen and expectations for more BOJ easing are unlikely to weaken the currency for long, a JPMorgan Private Bank forex boss said.
Even as interest rates go down, investors still view the yen as a hard currency, explains Richard Harris from Port Shelter Investment Management.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda tells CNBC the central bank will ease policy only if the 2% inflation rate is under threat.
The BOJ still has "enough ammunition" to hit its elusive 2% inflation target, Governor Haruhiko Kuroda tells CNBC.
Japan’s economy surprised markets on Wednesday after reporting its fastest pace of annualized quarterly growth in a year. Adam Cole, global head of FX strategy at RBC Capital Markets, discusses.
HSBC co-chief Asian economist, Frederic Neumann explains why it’s likely Japan’s Shinzo Abe will postpone the tax hike along with announcing more physical stimulus, after the G7 meeting.
May is a crucial month for the world's third-largest economy, with three key risk events on the calendar that could sway investor confidence.
Europacifica Consulting's Naomi Fink says larger firms are seasoned hedgers and are also able to manufacture and retain income abroad.
The Bank of Japan governor's biggest challenge is its positioning on the yen, says Manpreet Gill from Standard Chartered WM.
It will be hard for Japanese officials to justify a yen intervention, based on its valuation and the currency's rate of change, says Elsa Lignos from RBS Capital Markets.
Asian stocks were mostly lower on Monday, as oil prices rallied on supply outages in Canada and the replacement of Saudi's oil minister.
Markets will digest a China data deluge this week in the hope of gleaning insight into the health of the world's second-largest economy.
BOJ is 'intent' on quantitative easing and will find some way to do it in the absence of a Plan B, says The Motley Fool's Singapore CEO, David Kuo.
Negative rates are bankrupting Japan's insurance sector and pensions as well as shrinking the overall money supply, warns Bryan Goh of Bordier & Cie.