Bank of Japan


  • EU Still in a 'Lot of Trouble': Pro  Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    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".

  • Abenomics Driving Japanese Market: Pro  Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    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".

  • Should Japan's Corporate Culture Change?  Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 3:45 AM ET

    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.

  • Japan, the New Driver of Global Growth?  Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 10:45 PM ET

    David Greene, Senior Corporate Foreign Exchange Dealer at Western Union Business Solutions talks the changes happening in Japan's economy, and what it means for the yen.

  • Haruhiko Kuroda's Clean Break From the Past  Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 8:12 PM ET

    BOJ chief Haruhiko Kuroda is taking a different approach to deflation and growth revival and that is positive for Japan, says Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Standard and Poor's Ratings Services.

  • The Key to Abenomics' Success  Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, says the key to the success of Abenomics is Abe's third arrow, which he is expected to lay out after what is seen to be an LDP victory at July's upper house elections.

  • Best Bond Plays Outside the US: Pro Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 1:22 PM ET

    The best bond opportunities lie outside the United States, Eaton Vance's Eric Stein says.

  • Fed Threat Is Aimed at Europe & Japan: Pro  Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Roger Nightingale, strategist at RDN Associates, tells CNBC that Ben Bernanke knew the effect of his words on markets and spoke to prompt someone other than the Americans to produce liquidity.

  • Buckle Up as End of the Quarter Approaches Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 7:30 PM ET

    Markets could be in for another bumpy week as investors adjust to higher yields and shuffle portfolios ahead of the quarter's end. "We have an awful lot of tests next week," one trader said.

  • If You Buy Into "Abenomics", Buy Now: Expert  Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 9:17 PM ET

    Edwin Merner, President of Atlantis Investment Research Corporation, says if you believe Japan's recovery is going to happen, stocks look very cheap right now .

  • Investors Seek More Clarity From BOJ  Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 11:05 PM ET

    Yuuki Sakurai, President & CEO at Fukoku Capital Management tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he would like more clarity from BoJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda.

  • What the BOJ Can Learn From the Fed  Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 8:52 PM ET

    Stuart Oakley , Managing Director of Asian Currency Trading at Nomura warns that investors remain skeptical of Abe's policies and recommends that the BOJ manages volatility like the Fed does.

  • Dollar-Yen to Hit 110 by Year End: Pro  Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 7:32 PM ET

    John Horner, FX Strategist at Deutsche Bank says "Abenomics" will continue to help the yen weaken.

  • Santelli: Has Abe's Arrow Missed Its Target  Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 11:39 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Tobias Harris, Observing Japan author, discusses whether Japan will be able to grow its economy and get its fiscal house in order.

  • End of Yen Weakening?  Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 12:22 AM ET

    Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist at CIBC says the honeymoon period for Japanese PM Abe and BoJ Governor Kuroda is over. Although he doesn't expect the Yen to strengthen significantly, he says any more weakening is questionable.

  • Rising Bond Yields the True Test for Abenomics Sunday, 16 Jun 2013 | 8:04 PM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    Banks, unable to make money on their JGBs, have begun sloughing off their holdings, putting upward pressure on yields.

  • Emerging Markets Sell-Off Overdone: Pro  Sunday, 16 Jun 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Stephen Thornber, Global Equity Income Fund Manager of Threadneedle Investments explains why emerging market equities still look attractive.

  • WIll the Summer Be Calm for Markets?  Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Gautam Batra, CIO and head of investments at Signia Wealth, expects volatility to die down before a "sedate" summer as the benefits from liquidity from the Fed and the BoJ should continue for the rest of the year

  • Are Markets Behaving Like Spoilt Brats?  Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 1:24 AM ET

    Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 at BofA Merrill Lynch Global, tells CNBC that markets have been disappointed by the Federal Reserve, ECB and Bank of Japan.

  • Japan: It's All About Managing Expectations  Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Andrew Leung, Founder of Andrew Leung International Consultants says managing expectations in Japan is crucial at this stage which is what the government is trying to do.