Bank of Japan


  • S&P's key risks for Asia next year  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 7:10 PM ET

    Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist for Asia Pacific at S&P's Ratings Services, discusses whether the recent decline in oil prices is structural and explains Asia's main challenges next year.

  • Fidelity: Taking a 'wait and see' approach for Japan  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 6:51 PM ET

    Alex Treves, Head of Equities for Japan at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, advises investors to be patient with Japanese data seeing as the impact of the recent quantitative easing has yet to be seen.

  • Encouraged by Japan data: Fidelity  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 6:31 PM ET

    Alex Treves, Head of Equities for Japan at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, explains his optimism despite Japanese October consumer inflation slowing to its lowest level in a year.

  • 'The stage is set' for higher equities in Japan  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 4:35 AM ET

    Central bank policies are a hot topic globally. Hans Goetti, head of Investment Asia at Banque Internationale à Luxembourg talks about the current state of China and Japan's economies.

  • Pessimistic about Europe, Japan: Calamander  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 12:14 AM ET

    Roman Scott, Chairman at Calamander Group, explains why the European and Japanese economy can't move forward based on monetary stimulus alone.

  • Stimulus to drive Asia higher next year: Morgan Stanley  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 8:14 PM ET

    Jonathan Garner. MD and Chief Asia & Emerging Market Equity Strategist at Morgan Stanley, is cautiously optimistic that monetary easing in Japan and China will boost Asian growth next year.

  • Why the dollar's multi-year bull trend is still intact  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    Adam Reynolds, CEO at APAC at Saxo Capital Markets, says the greenback may be overbought at the moment but it's still in a multi-year bull trend.

  • Outlook for 2015: All about the Fed  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 7:14 PM ET

    Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist, Asia at JP Morgan, says the divergence of global monetary policy on expectations of a Fed rate hike will be the key theme next year.

  • BOJ leaves door open for more easing: Pro  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:19 AM ET

    Simon Grose-Hodge, Head of Investment Advisory at LGT Bank, says central bank governor Haruhiko Kuroda has proved that he's committed to unleashing more stimulus.

  • Do German bonds face Japanification? Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 11:17 PM ET

    The euro zone's disinflation has spurred fears of Japan-style deflation, possibly keeping yields on the German bund depressed for the long haul.

  • Why the long Japan trade is still hot  Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Riad Younes, Co-founder at R Squared Capital Management. explains why he's expecting higher dividends and earnings in Japan ahead.

  • OECD: More fiscal stimulus could help Japan  Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 7:14 PM ET

    Randall Jones, Head of Japan/Korea Desk at OECD, warns that Japan needs a detailed and credible fiscal consolidation plan.

  • When will the BOJ take the next easing step?  Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    With board members expecting inflation to stay near 1 percent until first half of 2015, the BOJ could ease further then, says Masayuki Kichikawa, MD & Chief Japan Economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

  • The impact of commodity prices on central banks  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 7:17 PM ET

    Sean Darby, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Jefferies, explains how the crash in commodity prices is impacting central bank policy in Asia.

  • Cheap credit in Europe, China: Too little, too late? Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 12:19 PM ET

    Central banks in Europe and China on Friday announced moves to ease credit. But the action may have limited impact.

  • Jilted hedge funds even more in love with Japan Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:08 AM ET
    Michael Novogratz

    Despite recent ups and downs, hedge funds are now more in love with Japan than at any time in the last decade.

  • Why elections will be a new dawn for Abenomics  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:09 PM ET

    Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors, says elections are buying time for Prime Minister Abe's policies, which need time to materialize.

  • Elections put dollar-yen in 'tricky spot': HSBC  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:47 PM ET

    Dominic Bunning, FX Strategist at HSBC, outlines how the upcoming election in Japan could sway the dollar-yen pair.

  • Behind Abe's move to call for snap polls  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:31 PM ET

    Japan's Prime Minister is motivated by hopes that elections can "purify" the ruling party from recent scandals, says Jun Okumura, Visiting Scholar at the Meiji Institute for Global Affairs.

  • Japan's LDP will retain majority in election: IHS  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 5:49 PM ET

    While the ruling coalition could lose some seats, it'll be enough of a majority for Prime Minister Abe to continue reforms, says Harumi Taguchi, Principal Economist at IHS Global Insight.