Core consumer prices in Tokyo fell 0.1 percent in July, government data showed on Friday. Takuji Okubo, principal & chief economist at Japan Macro Advisors, says this is a shocking piece of data.» Read More
Rob Ryan, Director, Market Strategy, Asia Pacific at RBS says the U.S. economy & U.S. rates are the immediate drivers for the USD/JPY. John Woods, Chief Investment Strategist at Citi Private Bank joins in the conversation.
Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore and Nick Maroutsous of Kapstream Capital react to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's long-term structural reforms.
As focus on Friday's May jobs report continued to build, Wednesday's ADP report has taken on more importance than usual.
Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group argues that equities are still the place to be in on a long-term basis despite short-term risks.
Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO & co-CIO, explains what's driving market volatility, as the markets hope "real growth" will begin to replace "artificial growth."
Prime Minister Abe¿s much-anticipated Third Arrow strategy is expected to focus on creating special economic zones with bold regulatory reforms and tax cuts to help support growth. The Nikkei's Sachiko Kishida has more.
Mitul Kotecha, Head of Global FX Strategy at Credit Agricole CIB says the AUD is looking relatively cheap and thinks it will bottom at about 0.96.
Shogo Fujita, Chief Japan Bond Strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch explains why JGBs are likely to stay the preferred destination for Japan investors.
Michael Gurka, Managing Director at Spectrum Asset Management says rising bond yields are going to keep bond vigilantes busy.
Mark Hibbs, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager at Adamas Asset Management says the Japan market had gone ahead of itself, hence the recent pullback. He says the correction is still considered healthy.
Japan could be too hot to handle, says Stephen Roach, a former executive chairman at Morgan Stanley Asia.
Nikkei futures remain volatile ahead of Japan's open, reports NBC's Sri Jegarajah. Joshua Pierce, Baystate Wealth Management, explains why Japan has nowhere to go but up.
The Fed realizes at some point it has to scale back its bond purchases and that's made the stock market "very unpredictable," Jurrien Timmer of Fidelity Investments told CNBC.
Tres Knippa, owner of Kenai Capital Management, says that Japan is going through "a shift of sentiment" and that it's only at the beginning of "a very sharp move lower" for JGB.
Chris Tedder, Research Analyst at FOREX.com is expecting further action from the Bank of Japan to spur growth which could weaken the yen further.
Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Standard and Poor's Ratings Services highlights what markets are missing amid speculations of the Fed rolling back on quantitative easing.
Jeremy Hill, Managing Partner at TF Market Advisors expects the 10-year note to hit 1.2 percent by year-end. Andre De Silva, Head of Asia-Pacific Rates at HSBC Global Research weighs in.
Andre De Silva, Head of Asia-Pacific Rates at HSBC Global Research says there have been significant flows from Japanese investors into euro zone and emerging market bonds.
Andre De Silva, Head of Asia-Pacific Rates at HSBC Global Research says Japanese government bond volatility should be expected when comparing the market with the U.S. during its first round of quantitative easing.
Global policymakers must allow some emerging countries to set capital controls to mitigate the impact from financial crises, Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday.