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    The euro jumped to its strongest level against the dollar in more than two years on Friday as banks adjusted positions for the year end.

  • Will Japan sales tax hike derail growth optimism?   Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 7:34 PM ET
    Will Japan sales tax hike derail growth optimism?

    Takuji Okubo, Principal and Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors and Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy at BK Asset Management, discuss the impact of Japan's consumption tax on the economy.

  • What does Japan's inflation data mean for BOJ?   Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 6:32 PM ET
    What does Japan's inflation data mean for BOJ?

    Jesper Bargmann, Head of Trading, Markets, Singapore at Nordea, discusses what Japanese November inflation data could mean for further Bank of Japan easing.

  • Nikkei will outperform US: Gartman   Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 4:02 PM ET
    Nikkei will outperform US: Gartman

    Discussing the strength of Japan's market, with Michael Farr, Farr Miller and Washington; Lindsey Piegza, Sterne Agee; Dennis Gartman of the Gartman Letter; and CNBC's Sara Eisen.

  • Abenomics: A year in review   Wednesday, 25 Dec 2013 | 7:20 PM ET
    Abenomics: A year in review

    As Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe marks his first year in office, CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar tracks the highs and lows of Abenomics and its impact on the Nikkei.

  • Why Japan must prioritize labor market reform   Wednesday, 25 Dec 2013 | 6:52 PM ET
    Why Japan must prioritize labor market reform

    Following the release of minutes from the Bank of Japan's November meeting, Nizam Idris, Head of Fixed Income and Currency Strategy at Macquarie, says labor reform is key to economic growth.

  • Japan consumption increase is 'real': Pro   Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    Japan consumption increase is 'real': Pro

    Izumi Devalier, Japan economist at HSBC, says the increase in consumption in Japan is "real", but could be hit if the country enters an inflationary environment with wages staying static.

  • Dollar-yen to trend higher: Pro   Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 12:32 AM ET
    Dollar-Yen to trend higher: Pro

    Dhiren Sarin, chief technical strategist at Barclays, says the yen is set to continue weakening.

  • Japanese corporates are in great shape: Pro   Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 10:20 PM ET
    Japanese corporates are in great shape: Pro

    Amir Anvarzadeh, Director of Japan Equity Sales, BGC Securities, gives CNBC's Cash Flow his sector picks and tell us why he likes Japanese corporates at the moment.

  • Abe's third arrow is a thousand darts: Pro   Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 10:33 PM ET
    Abe's third arrow is a thousand darts: Pro

    Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO at Rogers Investment Advisors, says Japan is in a multi-year positive cycle and explains why markets are now in a complicated phase of Abenomics.

  • Tankan: More proof that Abenomics is working   Sunday, 15 Dec 2013 | 8:14 PM ET
    Tankan: More proof that Abenomics is working

    Masyuki Kichikawa, MD & Chief Japan Economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch says improved sentiment among smaller firms, increased capital expenditure and a weaker yen are all helping Japan's economy.

  • Tankan confirms upbeat Japan sentiment: Pro   Sunday, 15 Dec 2013 | 6:51 PM ET
    Tankan confirms upbeat Japan sentiment: Pro

    Nicholas Weindling, fund manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says higher consumption and capital expenditure point to a brighter outlook for Japan's economy.

  • Why a weak yen might not help these firms   Sunday, 15 Dec 2013 | 6:42 PM ET
    Why a weak yen might not help these firms

    Nicholas Weindling, fund manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says a weaker yen doesn't change the outlook for firms that have already lost competitiveness.

  • The bulls vs the bears on Japanese equities   Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 3:23 AM ET
    The bulls vs the bears on Japanese equities

    Carl Weinberg, chief economist at High Frequency Economics and Johan Jooste, head of London investment office at Julius Baer, discuss Japanese equities and the yen.

  • Why I love the Japan story: Pro   Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 9:21 PM ET
    Why I love the Japan story: Pro

    Adam Hewison, President & Chief Strategist at INO.com tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks Japan has a good blueprint in place for recovery.

  • Expect raft of new policies from Japan: Pro   Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    Expect raft of new policies from Japan: Pro

    Dr. Seijiro Takeshita, London director of Mizuho International, says the Japanese government will need to introduce policies to make sure consumer demand is not hit when the consumption tax is increased.

  • Why Abenomics has only just begun   Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 10:33 PM ET
    Japan: Abenomics has just begun

    Glen Wood, Head of Sales, Global at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities, outlines the raft of investment opportunities in Japan right now.

  • Dennis Gartman's top five year-end plays Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 6:54 PM ET
    Dennis Gartman, editor and publisher of The Gartman Letter

    Commodities trader Dennis Gartman shares his top trades to close out the year.

  • Is there an end in sight to Japan's stock rally?   Sunday, 8 Dec 2013 | 10:33 PM ET
    Nikkei and Topix remain very attractive

    Jesper Koll , Managing Director & Head of Japanese Equity Research of JPMorgan Securities Japan shares his thoughts on Japan's GDP and inflation data.

  • Will the yen end the year 'significantly' weaker?

    Ulrich Leuchtmann, head of foreign exchange research at Commerzbank, talks about the Japanese yen. He expects the dollar/yen to end the year "significantly above" the 100 level.