Asian stocks ended mixed early Friday, pressured by a sell-off on Wall Street overnight and as investors reacted to a batch of economic data from Japan and China.» Read More
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.
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.
Jesper Bargmann, Head of Trading, Markets, Singapore at Nordea, discusses what Japanese November inflation data could mean for further Bank of Japan easing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dhiren Sarin, chief technical strategist at Barclays, says the yen is set to continue weakening.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Glen Wood, Head of Sales, Global at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities, outlines the raft of investment opportunities in Japan right now.
Commodities trader Dennis Gartman shares his top trades to close out the year.
Jesper Koll , Managing Director & Head of Japanese Equity Research of JPMorgan Securities Japan shares his thoughts on Japan's GDP and inflation data.
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.