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  • BoJ happy with yen level: Pro Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 1:00 AM ET
    BoJ happy with yen level: Pro

    Thierry Wizman, global FX strategist at Macquarie, says the Bank of Japan is happy with the level of the yen but it will continue with its monetary policy course at the "same pace".

  • BOJ warns of weakness in industrial output Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 12:59 AM ET
    The Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.

    The Bank of Japan on Tuesday kept its massive monetary stimulus intact, but struck a less optimistic tone on the economy, warning of weakness in industrial output.

  • Dollar-yen at 120 by 2015? Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 10:47 PM ET
    Expect yen to hit 120 by 2015 or early 2016: CBA

    Joseph Capurso, Currency Strategist at Commonwealth Bank of Australia, thinks the Japanese currency will weaken further against the U.S. dollar over the next few years.

  • Bank of Japan to warn on weak factory output Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 8:39 PM ET

    The Bank of Japan is likely to maintain its massive monetary stimulus on Tuesday and offer a bleaker view on factory output.

  • BOJ not in a hurry for further easing: Economist Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 10:44 PM ET
    BOJ not in a hurry for further easing: Economist

    Vishnu Varathan, Senior Economist at Mizuho Bank, expects the Bank of Japan to keep policy steady on Tuesday and explains why the yen will hover near 110 against the greenback.

  • The dollar climbed to a more than four-year peak on Friday after a report showing the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected last month.

  • What to expect from the BoJ meeting? Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 7:00 PM ET
    What to expect from the BoJ meeting?

    Seijiro Takeshita, director of Mizuho International, discusses what investors should expect when the Bank of Japan meets this week and whether it will make any policy moves.

  • Santelli Exchange: Deflation the enemy? Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 10:40 AM ET
    Santelli Exchange: Deflation the enemy?

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Jeffrey Snider, Alhambra Investment Partners, discuss deflation and the consequences of QE.

  • The dollar dropped from six-year highs against the yen on Wednesday, weighed down by a fall in U.S. Treasury debt yields.

  • Dollar slips as Hong Kong protests halt recent rally Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    The dollar's three-month rally took a breather on Monday on nervousness over Beijing's response to democracy protests in Hong Kong.

  • Gross exit ripples through bond market Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 6:56 PM ET
    Bill Gross

    The sudden exit of Bill Gross from Pimco sparked a knee-jerk selloff in the Treasury market, a drop in Pimco closed-end funds and rallies in competitors' shares.

  • Japan inflation slows: Should BOJ be worried? Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 7:30 PM ET
    Japan inflation slows in August: Should BOJ be worried?

    Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors, says the easing of core consumer inflation in August suggests that Japan's recovery may be vulnerable.

  • OECD says BOJ inflation goal hard to meet Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 11:03 PM ET

    The BoJ must make a new commitment to meet its 2 percent inflation target because achieving that goal by around next spring will be difficult.

  • Yen’s drop—too far, too fast? Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 2:34 AM ET
    Dollar and Yen

    While the yen's sharp drop has driven the Nikkei to near seven-year highs, the quick decline is also spurring concerns over the economy.

  • What the Fed's dream trade looks like Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 2:28 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The Fed just might have triggered an early look at its dream trade—where short-term yields rise gradually and longer term rates rise more slowly.

  • Why stocks and bonds see Fed outlook differently Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:03 AM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

    Bonds sold off as traders read the Fed's new rate forecasts as slightly more aggressive, but dovish comments from Yellen and the Fed statement drove stocks up.

  • Bond market hears Fed hawks; stocks see doves Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 4:12 PM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

    Bonds sold off after traders read the Fed's new rate forecasts as slightly more aggressive, but dovish comments from Yellen and the Fed statement drove stocks up.

  • Japan's negative yields show BOJ's limits Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 7:28 PM ET

    The Bank of Japan has begun paying banks for lending them cash in a sign the central bank is reaching the limits of its power to reflate the economy.

  • 'Sweet spot' for Japanese stocks: Pro Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 3:15 AM ET
    'Sweet spot' for Japanese stocks: Pro

    Ian Wright, director of Morant Wright Management, says Japanese equities are in a "sweet spot".

  • Wall Street view on Fed rate hikes changing Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 2:06 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The Federal Reserve is increasingly expected to send a more hawkish message when it meets next week.