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Support for Prime Minister Abe's cabinet remains high, a recent survey has showed. However, the cabinet's approval rating has dipped and disapproval rating risen since the wild ride of Abenomics has kicked in. The Nikkei's Makiko Utsuda reports.
Roger Nightingale, economist at RDN Associates, Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute and Ben Collett, head of Asian equities at Sunrise Brokers, discuss the Nikkei's correction and expectations for the Japanese market.
Sean Corrigan, chief investment strategist, Diaspason Commodities, tells CNBC that Abenomics in Japan is riddled with inconsistencies and unlikely to succeed.
Aaron Smith, managing director at Pecora Capital, tells CNBC there is much less conviction and enthusiasm for Japanese Yen shorts.
Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation of Eastspring Investments says the recent Nikkei correction is due to profit taking and that there is a crowded position and consensus trade in Japan's markets.
A slew of economic data from Japan is likely to be in focus for Asian markets this week.
As Japan finishes a tough week, options traders are loading on the bearish bets.
The S&P 500 is down one percent for the week after being up four weeks in a row. So far, the declines we have seen this year have been on the order of three percent.
James Bullard, president and CEO of St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, explains why he was not surprised to see such volatility in the Nikkei.
James Bullard, CEO and president of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, comments on the U.S. economy, the possibility of tapering off the Fed's stimulus program, and volatility in Japan.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, discusses the U.S. dollar's recovery against the Japanese yen as well as the Nikkei's drop and says it's a "very healthy correction" for the USD/JPY bulls.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Friday expressed confidence the central bank can stem bond market volatility with flexible market operations and engineer a steady recovery.
Brian Jackson, Global FX Strategist at Coutts still expects further strength in Japan equities and sees dollar-yen moving higher but says it won't be a smooth ride.
Evan Lucas, Market Strategist at IG says if JGBs fall further, questions will be asked about asset quality and could see downgrades to banks.
Nicholas Smith, Director and Strategist at CLSA, talks investment opportunities in Japan.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie discusses Abe's tough road ahead trying to reflate economy while avoiding a bond yield blow out.
Tai Hui, Chief Asia Pacific Strategist at J.P. Morgan Funds weighs in on the direction key Asian markets are likely to take going forward and the risks investors need to keep an eye out for.
CNBC's Kelly Evans weighs in on Japanese government bond yields soaring to 1 percent.
Have two Pandora's Boxes been opened? Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's testimony may be one; the IRS scandal may be the other.
Ben Broadbent, member of the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England, tells CNBC that Japan is in the midst of a big monetary experiment, so volatility in equity and bond markets should be seen in that context.