Japanese markets have done well because of expansive monetary policy, says Beat Wittmann, co-founder, partner and chairman at Porta Investors.» Read More
Stephen Halmarick, Head of Investment Market Research at Colonial First State Global Asset Management, breaks down Bernanke's testimony and what it means for investors in Asia.
Ben Collett , Head, Asian Equities at Sunrise Brokers is pessimistic about Japanese markets and recommends shorting Japan autos. Roger Nightingale, Economist at RDN Associates joins in the conversation.
Oki Matsumoto, Managing Director and Chairman of online securities brokerage, Monex Group says that Japanese retail investors are positive on the market and are looking for more investment.
It was a unanimous vote to keep aggressive monetary easing strategies unchanged at the Bank of Japan today, unlike its US counterpart which is seeking to unwind its massive monetary easing. The Nikkei's Yukako Ono reports.
Izumi Devalier, Japan economist at HSBC, highlights that slowdowns in both the U.S. and China pose some downside risks to the sustainability of the Japanese recovery.
Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities Japan explains how the central bank's decision to stay put is positive for the economy.
Nathan Slack, Head of Southeast Asia at JPMorgan Private Bank discusses what investments would navigate through Japan's markets best.
Consumer confidence fell to 44.3 in Japan last month as the stock market roller coaster ride rattled households. The Nikkei's Nozomu Kitadai has more.
Recent calm in the Japanese equity and bond markets means the Bank of Japan is unlikely to make significant changes at its two-day meeting starting Wednesday, analysts say.
Mikhail Zverev, Head of Global Equities at Standard Life Investments is optimistic on Japan's policy impact and voices the need for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to begin structural reforms.
Ben Collett, Head of Asian Equities at Sunrise Brokers tells CNBC's Cash Flow which companies to short in the wake of the latest round of Japanese data.
Japanese bank lending marked its biggest annual increase in June, suggesting the BOJ's monetary stimulus and economic prospects are spurring fund demand for fresh investment.
Rob Aspin, Head of Equity Investment Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank Wealth Management Group, says it's still too early to discuss the Fed's tapering of its QE program as data remains weak.
Dennis Gartman, founder of The Gartman Letter, explains why he's changed his sentiment on the precious metal.
Simon Smiles, chief investment officer of the ultrahigh net worth segment at UBS Wealth Management, highlights investment trends in light of the diverging stance in global central banks.
Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, expects the Bank of Japan to apply "painful" policies after the upper house elections and some deregulation to come through before the end of the year.
David Kuo, CEO at The Motley Fool Singapore says the ECB and the BOE are competing to lower their currencies with their new forward guidance plan.
Bill Blain, senior fixed income broker at Mint Partners, and Chris Giles, economics editor at the Financial Times, agree that the ECB's policy statement on Thursday showed that European economies remain "in a lot of trouble".
Tim LeeMaster, ECM editor, Asia-Pacific at dealReporter, discusses Suntory shares following the company's IPO and the Japanese market, its drivers and expectations of a "summer break".
Michael Woodford, former CEO of Olympus and author of Exposure, talks about corporate Japan's "bizarre" culture and how, despite "changing the trend", Abenomics is unlikely to have a big impact on the culture.