CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. » Read More
Bob Baur, chief global economist at Principal Global Investors, discusses whether or not Japan's central bank will resort to helicopter money.
The softness in Asian markets is because of profit taking after a strong bull run in the past week, says Ample Capital's ALex Wong.
Credit Suisse's Bob Parker says Italian banks account for 360 billion to 400 billion euros of the euro zone's 1 trillion euros-worth of non-performing loads.
The ECB showed its maintaining a pragmatic approach and could even consider public intervention, says JPMorgan Asset Management's Nicholas Wilcox.
The market discounts nearly everything that Fed officials say prior to the FOMC meeting, says Kenneth Polcari from O'Neil Securities.
Rising nationalism is hindering the European Union's efforts to move forward, says UNSW Business School's Fariborz Moshirian.
Singapore's central bank found lapses and weaknesses at DBS, UBS and Standard Chartered.
The ECB left all key interest rates unchanged on Thursday, after the governor of the Bank of Japan ruled out using "helicopter money" in a radio interview.
"No need and no possibility for helicopter money," Kuroda tells BBC radio documentary.
The pool of bonds that the European Central Bank can buy is getting smaller, as yields push further in negative territory. CNBC’s Julia Chatterley outlines what to expect at Thursday’s meeting.
Speculation of more aggressive fiscal and monetary policy easing has weakened the yen and supported the Asian stock rally, says Commonwealth Bank's Elias Haddad.
AMP Capital Investors' Shane Oliver expects Japan's fiscal stimulus package, coupled with more monetary stimulus, to help the spur growth.
The Indonesian central bank is likely to cut the reference and 7-day reverse repo rate by 25 basis points, says BNP Paribas' Philip McNicholas.
It is getting harder to find yield in bond markets, so investors are turning to either equity or currency markets, notes Kapstream Capital's Kumar Palghat.
Antoine Lesne, head of SPDR ETF strategy at State Street Global Advisors, talks about how to profit from the current period of volatility.
HSBC's Steven Sun explains that his bullishness on H-shares is in part due to increased inflows from the poorly performing China markets.
Morgan Stanley's Deyi Tan says Bank of Indonesia will have to keep a conservative real policy rate because the country still has a current account deficit.
An S&P Global Ratings report Wednesday warns of potential downside from all that new borrowed cash floating around.
The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi, is expected to conjure his powers of allusion on Thursday.
Maya Bhandari, multi asset fund manager at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, talks about the performance in the U.S. dollar and how central bank decisions could influence its moves.