Bank of Japan


  • This week, all eyes on the euro and yen  Sunday, 15 Feb 2015 | 6:31 PM ET

    Jeffrey Halley, senior manager for FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets and Richard Harris, CEO of Port Shelter Investment Management, discuss the outlook of the euro and Japanese yen this week.

  • Jesper Koll, MD and head of Japanese equity research at JPMorgan Securities, says real wages in Japan are going to rise at their fastest pace in a generation - and this is a reason to buy Japanese stocks.

  • Roubini: Why QE isn’t working Sunday, 1 Feb 2015 | 9:20 PM ET

    Unconventional central bank policies haven't spurred either inflation or growth as fiscal austerity continues to bite, Nouriel Roubini said in an op-ed.

  • Fed's Williams: 3% growth, full employment in 2015 Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 2:54 PM ET
    John Williams, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

    Despite predicting strong growth and employment, the central banker said the Fed would not hit its inflation target until 2016.

  • The case for buying negative yield bonds Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 8:25 PM ET

    Buying negative-yield bonds -- or paying for the privilege of lending money -- may look like a sucker's game, but some see the opportunity for profits.

  • Tracking the tailwinds in Japanese markets  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 5:51 PM ET

    Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, outlines how global risk events like the political upheaval in Greece could move Japan's benchmark index and the yen.

  • This week's agenda in Asia  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 5:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Pauline Chiou outlines the market-moving events in the Asia-Pacific region this week.

  • Relax—it's all under control, officials tell Davos Saturday, 24 Jan 2015 | 11:11 AM ET
    Haruhiko Kuroda

    Global policymakers and businessmen ended Davos optimistically, citing the effects of low oil prices and aggressive monetary policy in Europe.

  • Evolution Mining: QE is 'music to our ears'  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 5:52 PM ET

    Jake Klein, Executive Chairman of Evolution Mining, says quantitative easing programs in Europe and Japan will likely be positive for gold prices.

  • These stocks have a strong dollar problem Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 11:22 AM ET
    An employee selects a HP EliteDesk desktop computer, produced by Hewlett-Packard Co., from a pallet of boxed HP computers in a warehouse in this arranged photograph taken in London, U.K.

    Expected ECB QE will likely send the U.S. dollar even higher, hurting some big-name tech stocks such as HP in the process, if history is a guide.

  • Cheap oil fueling BOJ optimism: HSBC  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 12:31 AM ET

    Despite inflation likely to stay low in the coming months, the Bank of Japan remains optimistic that cheaper oil can boost Japan's economy, says Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC.

  • 'Nothing new in BOJ decision': JPMorgan  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 10:38 PM ET

    Nicholas Weindling, Fund Manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, discusses the central bank's policy decision on Wednesday and explains why the outlook for Japan is looking up this year.

  • Why global central banks are taking different paths  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 7:12 PM ET

    Allen Sinai, Chief Global Economist at Decision Economics, discusses the divergence in central bank policies this year.

  • Get long gold in yen?  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 10:40 AM ET

    Tres Knippa, Kenai Capital Management, explains why it's the perfect macro-economic landscape to be long gold, short yen, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Giles Keating, Global Head of Research, Private Banking & Wealth Management at Credit Suisse, says markets need to stop worrying about low inflation, which is driven by cheaper oil prices that will benefit the global economy.

  • No reason for BOJ to ease further: Pro  Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 7:32 PM ET

    With the Bank of Japan buying a substantial amount of JGBs, along with cheaper oil and a weak yen, there is no reason for additional easing, says Takuji Okubo, Principal and Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors.

  • Japan Inc says goodbye to going bust in 2014 Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 8:10 PM ET

    For the first time in 24 years, no company listed on Japan's stock markets went bankrupt, a sign Abenomics is working for companies in capital markets.

  • Why Japan will see good growth in 2016  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 1:30 AM ET

    Colin Asher, senior economist at Mizuho Bank, says reforms under Abenomics in Japan are happening and the country will see the benefits in 2016.

  • Will record budget rejuvenate Japan?  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 12:31 AM ET

    Martin Schulz, Senior Economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, discusses the effectiveness of a record budget in Japan.

  • Japan tax hike impact to end come spring: Pro  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 6:51 PM ET

    Peter Boardman, Managing Director at Tradewinds, expects a 3-4 percent rise in wages from April onwards, which will subsequently lead to improvements in Japan's consumption spending.