Bank of Japan


  • Is an Overconfident BOJ to Blame for Market Woes? Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 11:34 PM ET

    Since stunning the markets with monetary easing, the Bank of Japan has failed to offer solace to investors that have been rattled by violent swings in Japanese markets.

  • Here's How Sanity May Return to Japan's Bond Market Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 9:25 PM ET
    Shubiya district, Tokyo, Japan

    One member of the Bank of Japan's policy board said limiting quantitative easing to two years could help stabilize the bond market.

  • Why the BOJ is to Blame for Japan's Volatility  Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 8:02 PM ET

    Nicholas Smith, Director and Strategist at CLSA discusses the Japanese central bank's communication failure. Meanwhile, David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors maintains his bullish stance on the Nikkei.

  • A Question Mark on Japan: Pimco CEO Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 6:31 PM ET

    Investors are correctly factoring in the Bank of Japan, PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Erian says.

  • Fed Tapering may Begin in September: Pro  Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 6:20 PM ET

    Scott Redler, Chief Strategic Officer of T3live.com says the Fed may begin to taper QE as early as September if markets & economy stay the course. He also recommends making the most of the weakness in Japan equities.

  • Santelli: Rising Sun and Rising Interest Rates  Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 10:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli, weighs in on the turnaround in Treasurys and explains how the economic situation in Japan is impacting global currencies.

  • Nikkei Firmly Back in Bear Territory  Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 7:11 AM ET

    Uncertainty over central banks rolling back stimulus saw the dollar/yen drop below the key 95-handle, reports CNBC's Chloe Cho.

  • What to Expect From the Nikkei  Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Kathy Matsui, managing director and chief Japan strategist at Goldman Sachs Japan, explains that the latest Asian correction was prompted by "inflated expectations" and where she sees the Nikkei heading.

  • Cut Risk on a Falling Market: FX Strategist  Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 1:20 AM ET

    Valentin Marinov, director of FX Strategy at Citi, tells CNBC that the wall of money provided by the central banks is crumbling.

  • Don't Give Up on Japan Just Yet  Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 11:03 PM ET

    Find out where Jesper Koll, MD and Head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities Japan, sees longer term investment opportunities in Japan.

  • Japan Still Credible Despite Yen Moves  Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 10:41 PM ET

    Nick Verdi , FX Strategy Asia Pacific ex-Japan at Barclays, says despite a less than positive move for the dollar-yen, blame the Fed, not the BOJ.

  • Abe's Arrows Missing Their Marks  Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 10:16 PM ET

    David Poh, Regional Head of Asset Allocation at Societe Generale Private Banking recommends staying on the sidelines of Japan's equity market until the upper house election in July.

  • Now's The Time to Buy: Pro  Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 9:37 PM ET

    Francis Lun, CEO at GEO Securities, says markets had been pumped up by central bank stimulus so the balloon had to burst, but if you have excess cash it's time to buy.

  • Fed Uncertainty Stirs Market Volatility  Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 7:05 AM ET

    Derek Young, Fidelity Investments, and Doug Cote, ING Investment Management, explain how BOJ policy, and "taper talk," is creating market choppiness.

  • CNBC's Chloe Cho and Ross Westgate report on all the market moving events from Asia and Europe, as lack of action by Japan's central bank and Fed fears set a negative tone for global markets.

  • Why Japan Bond Market Swings Aren't So Wild Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 12:18 AM ET

    Markets are disappointed with the Bank of Japan's inaction to calm a volatile bond market. Perhaps they shouldn't be, analysts say.

  • US and Japan Look Attractive: Pro  Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 12:03 AM ET

    Rob Aspin, Head of Equity Investment Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank Wealth Management Group is overweight equities in the U.S. and thinks Japan is an interesting trade as well.

  • Japanese Equity Market Is 'Very Risky'  Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 10:05 PM ET

    Charles Sizemore, CIO at Sizemore Capital Management explains why Abenomics is not going to be successful.

  • Overweight Japan Equities Despite Volatility  Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 7:16 PM ET

    Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura sees the Nikkei 225 hitting 16,000 by the end of 2013 and highlights possible sectors that have yet to reap the benefits of 'Abenomics'.

  • Behind the Massive Bet Against the Emerging Markets Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 2:38 PM ET
    Night market in Soi Texas, Chinatown, Thailand.

    Why one options trader is betting on a huge drop for the emerging markets.