Central banks are guaranteed to fail miserably in their effort to produce viable growth through inflation, says Michael Pento.
Even the BOJ governor is questioning the impact of monetary policy on inflation, says Roger Bridges from Nikko Asset Management.
The BOJ may have to ease further if the yen rises amid further market turmoil, says Khoon Goh from ANZ Research.
Japan's central bank governor says the move was not directly aimed at weakening the yen.
Japan's central bank governor dismissed criticism that its negative rates policy was a failure amid a surge in the local currency.
Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, discusses central bank policy and the impact of negative interest rates.
Global trends have fueled an environment in which investors should expect "lower than normal returns," Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio said.
Japan's annual exports in January fell the most since the global financial crisis as demand weakened in China and other major markets.
Masakazu Takeda from the Hennessy Japan Fund says weaker growth in Japan's December core machinery orders was expected and overall, Japan's still on the right track.
David Marshall from CreditSights says the direct impact is limited, but there will be other repercussions such as lower yields on yen assets.
Capital Economics' Marcel Thieliant, explains why the best thing Japan’s government could do is to delay the tax hike, for the economy.
China's softer imports aren't surprising because the commodities that China purchases are also cheaper, explains The Motley Fool Singapore's David Kuo.
Japan's economy contracted at an annualized rate of 1.4% in October-December, hurt by weak private consumption and housing investment.
The Bank of Japan is likely to increase its on-market purchases of ETFs and J-REITS in March, says Gavin Parry from Parry International Trading.
Fujitsu Research Institute's Martin Schulz explains whether nominal or real GDP is a better measure of Japan's growth.
A big bet on Japan that once looked like a no-brainer is now a major headache.
Bank of Canada, Bank of Israel, Bank of England… CNBC takes a look at the central banks other than the Fed that may opt for negative interest rates.
Intervention in the value of the Japanese Yen is not on the cards, according to Valentin Marinov, managing director, head of G10 FX research at Credit Agricole.
Shinzo Abe has met with his top financial diplomat, as well as the BOJ governor, as key policymakers call for a G20-wide response to the market rout.
Peter Boardman, MD at Tradewinds, says it is key to watch how Japan Post is impacted by BOJ's negative interest rates next year.