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David Darst, Independent Investment Consultant, talks about the market reaction to the Bank of Japan's inaction and his market theme of the week: M.A.Y.
Gold rose as the BOJ held off from expanding stimulus and the Fed signaled it was in no rush to tighten.
The Bank of Japan became the latest central bank to throw markets a curveball, but what does it mean?
Jack Bouroudjian, Universal Compute Exchange Founder and CNBC Contributor, and Gene Tannuzzo, Columbia Threadneedle Investments Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, discuss the Bank of Japan's affect on markets after leaving policy unchanged.
CNBC's Seema Mody looks at the inaction from the Bank of Japan and how it's affecting stock markets and the yen.
Allianz Chief Economic Advisor Mohamed El-Erian, discusses the relationship between trading and Fed policy.
Allianz Chief Economic Advisor Mohamed El-Erian, says there are few companies that combine platform and content, which is the "most powerful equation."
The Bank of Japan held off on additional stimulus measures, shocking the markets. Allianz Chief Economic Advisor Mohamed El-Erian, provides perspective.
Using Kensho, a hedge fund analytics tool, CNBC Pro screened for which securities do well when the yen rallies versus the dollar.
Take a look at Japanese ETFs such as the iShares MSCI Japan ETF and the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund.
The yen is surging after Japan's central bank decided to keep its deposit rate and base money target unchanged.
Daniel Morris, senior investment strategist at BNP Paribas, discusses the Bank of Japan and its communication – compared to other central banks.
The Bank of Japan left monetary policy steady on Thursday, surprising several market players who were widely expecting a hefty dose of stimulus.
Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi, discusses the market's reaction to the Bank of Japan's vote against further stimulus.
It's too early to determine the outcome of negative rates, but what's key now is structural reform, says Hennessy Japan Fund's Masakazu Takeda.
Westpac Bank's Robert Rennie says he expects further yen strength and Nikkei weakness given that the BOJ did not act despite the need for action.
After the BOJ stood pat, the Abe administration is under increased pressure to carry out fiscal action, says Fan Cheuk Wan from HSBC Private Bank.
The BOJ will ease policy but it is unlikely that they will cut negative interest rates deeper, notes Kevin Leung from Haitong Intl Securities Group.
JPMorgan Asset Management's Kerry Craig says there ought to be fiscal and structural changes to support the monetary policy in Japan.
The BOJ will have to make a move, given softer economic data and negative rates' impact on financial markets, says Kerry Craig from JPMorgan AM.