The dollar fell against the yen as expectations faded of the Bank of Japan delivering a radical stimulus package this week. » Read More
China's slowdown is hurting exports from Japan to Singapore and ratcheting pressure on policymakers to do more to spur growth.
Japan's market suffered through the same recent rout as the rest of Asia's stocks, but its shares may actually get a fillip from a Fed rate hike.
David Roche, president and global strategist at Independent Strategy, says the Bank of Japan could roll out further stimulus before the end of 2015 following renewed growth concerns.
Peter Rosenstreich, chief FX analyst at Swissquote Bank, predicts the Bank of Japan will introduce further QE to stimulate the economy next year.
Chinese shares took another tumble on Tuesday amid persisting worries about the health of the world's second-biggest economy.
Key central bankers tell CNBC what they expect when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates.
Chris Scicluna, head of economic research at Daiwa Capital Markets, says the Bank of Japan is waiting on the Federal Reserve before shocking the market with policy news.
Jesper Koll, CEO of WisdomTree Japan, explains why the Bank of Japan (BOJ) could unveil further fiscal and monetary stimulus in the coming months.
Tim Quinlan, vice president & economist at Wells Fargo, expects the Bank of Japan to keep monetary policy steady on Tuesday, partly to assess how markets will react to the Fed's decision.
Bob Parker, senior adviser of investment, strategy & research at Credit Suisse, argues that the Japanese and European central banks should maintain QE.
Tetsu Yamada, senior vice president of International Business Division at Lawson, says its focus on daily necessities puts the convenience store giant in a better position to weather the slowdown in China.
Peter Boardman, managing director at Tradewinds, says Japanese equities look attractive even as the economy remains weak.
David Mann, chief economist, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, says further easing is needed from the Bank of Japan (BOJ) amid a sluggish economic recovery.
David Kuo, CEO of The Motley Fool Singapore, says the winning of a second term by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will ensure that quantitative easing in Japan continues.
If oil prices stage a rebound by the end of this year, the Bank of Japan's inflation target might be achievable, says Yasuhiro Sato, president & Group CEO of Mizuho Financial Group.
The Bank of Japan is unlikely to adjust its QE program, but it may adjust fiscal policy, noted Sailesh Jha, chief Asia economist at Credit Suisse Prviate Banking and Wealth Management.
Nicholas Smith, Japan strategist at CLSA, says Japanese wage figures aren't adjusted for the number of hours worked.
Alvin Liew, senior economist at UOB, expresses concerns that Japan's positive July's retail sales report may be more driven by tourism rather than consumption.
Tokyo has yet to provide the Bank of Japan with fiscal support, which makes the battle to end deflation much harder, according to Paul Sheard, chief global economist at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services.
It's not 2008 anymore (when the Fed set its current target for rates). Time for the Fed to normalize rates, says Jack Ablin.