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Alvin Liew, senior economist at United Overseas Bank and Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, talk about the Bank of Japan's decision to keep its stimulus program unchanged and the outlook for the country.
After a month of equity and government bond market volatility, the Bank of Japan's inaction on Tuesday came as a letdown to investors expecting a more pro-active policy stance.
Robert Howe, Chief Executive Officer of Geomatrix (H.K.) Ltd says expect less volatility in the Japanese market going forward. Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets joins in the conversation.
Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets says the Bank of Japan is doing the right thing and he still thinks Japan is a buy.
Kenji Abe , Equity Strategist at Citigroup Global Markets Japan remains positive on Japanese equities even though he thinks the BoJ should have done more to calm JGB market volatility.
Eisuke Sakakibara, Former Vice Finance Minister of Japan and Professor at Aoyama Gakuin University explains why he was not impressed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's third arrow.
Robert Zoellick, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics explains why he thinks Japan needs to invest heavily in structural reforms.
Why the yen could be gold's single biggest driver.
Kathy Lien, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management, discusses S&P's upgrade of the U.S., the dollar and Japan's GDP revision.
Nathan Sheets, global head of international economics at Citigroup, says what Japan really needs is structural reforms but that it is unlikely any will be announced until after the elections.
Sean Darby, Chief Global Equity Strategist at Jefferies explains his calls on the Japan market and expects further market volatility as Japan moves out of deflation into inflation.
Peter Thal Larsen, Asia editor at Reuters Breakingviews, says that the fact that money hasn't left Japan yet is "a paradox" but expects a slow gradual move out of JGBs and Japan in general.
Mark Weinberger, CEO of Ernst & Young, discusses the importance of entrepreneurship for jobs creation and central bank policies in the U.S. and Japan.
Peter Oppenheimer, chief global equity strategist at Goldman Sachs, discusses the global recovery, the "great rotation in performance" and why inflation will remain low and commodity prices will decrease.
Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC explains that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's long-term growth reforms will require a coordinated effort between various parties.
Warning signs for stocks have been flashing as the market settles into what could finally be the pullback traders have been looking for through most of this year.
This pro tells gold traders to "respect the technicals."
The Japanese government is reviewing the investment strategies of the nation's public pension funds to boost its performance. The Nikkei's Makiko Utsuba has more.
Charles Beazley, CEO of Nikko Asset Management, expects the Japanese market's volatility to continue and highlights that it makes for "good entry levels" over the coming months.
Beat Siegenthaler, chief strategist at UBS, says Japan needs to encourage investments in risky assets while making sure investors don't "rush out of Japanese bonds".