Bank of Japan


  • Bank of Japan Letdown for Investors Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 1:52 AM ET

    After a month of equity and government bond market volatility, the Bank of Japan's inaction on Tuesday came as a letdown to investors expecting a more pro-active policy stance.

  • Less Volatility Ahead For Japan Markets  Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 12:33 AM ET

    Robert Howe, Chief Executive Officer of Geomatrix (H.K.) Ltd says expect less volatility in the Japanese market going forward. Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets joins in the conversation.

  • Bank of Japan Doing the Right Thing  Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 12:03 AM ET

    Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets says the Bank of Japan is doing the right thing and he still thinks Japan is a buy.

  • Why Japan's Central Bank Hurt the Nikkei: Pro  Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 11:35 PM ET

    Kenji Abe , Equity Strategist at Citigroup Global Markets Japan remains positive on Japanese equities even though he thinks the BoJ should have done more to calm JGB market volatility.

  • Disappointed by Japan's Third Arrow: Mr Yen  Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Eisuke Sakakibara, Former Vice Finance Minister of Japan and Professor at Aoyama Gakuin University explains why he was not impressed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's third arrow.

  • Robert Zoellick: Japan Growth Is a 'Sugar High'  Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    Robert Zoellick, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics explains why he thinks Japan needs to invest heavily in structural reforms.

  • Gold’s Secret Enemy: The Yen Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 12:26 PM ET

    Why the yen could be gold's single biggest driver.

  • Could the Dollar Benefit From Early Tapering?  Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Kathy Lien, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management, discusses S&P's upgrade of the U.S., the dollar and Japan's GDP revision.

  • Why Japan Really Needs Abenomics  Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Nathan Sheets, global head of international economics at Citigroup, says what Japan really needs is structural reforms but that it is unlikely any will be announced until after the elections.

  • Yen to Hit 110, Nikkei Seen at 14,500: Pro  Sunday, 9 Jun 2013 | 9:05 PM ET

    Sean Darby, Chief Global Equity Strategist at Jefferies explains his calls on the Japan market and expects further market volatility as Japan moves out of deflation into inflation.

  • Why Money Hasn't Left Japan Yet  Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Peter Thal Larsen, Asia editor at Reuters Breakingviews, says that the fact that money hasn't left Japan yet is "a paradox" but expects a slow gradual move out of JGBs and Japan in general.

  • Why Entrepreneurship Is Essential  Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    Mark Weinberger, CEO of Ernst & Young, discusses the importance of entrepreneurship for jobs creation and central bank policies in the U.S. and Japan.

  • Why the Potential for Global Recovery Is 'Very Real'  Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Peter Oppenheimer, chief global equity strategist at Goldman Sachs, discusses the global recovery, the "great rotation in performance" and why inflation will remain low and commodity prices will decrease.

  • Difficulties Behind Abe's Ambitious 'Third Arrow'  Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 9:05 PM ET

    Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC explains that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's long-term growth reforms will require a coordinated effort between various parties.

  • Market Pullback Could Finally Be at Hand Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 7:05 PM ET

    Warning signs for stocks have been flashing as the market settles into what could finally be the pullback traders have been looking for through most of this year.

  • Why Gold Bulls Have the Edge: Pro Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 8:17 AM ET

    This pro tells gold traders to "respect the technicals."

  • Nikkei Business Report  Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    The Japanese government is reviewing the investment strategies of the nation's public pension funds to boost its performance. The Nikkei's Makiko Utsuba has more.

  • Why Japanese Volatility Is Far From Over  Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Charles Beazley, CEO of Nikko Asset Management, expects the Japanese market's volatility to continue and highlights that it makes for "good entry levels" over the coming months.

  • Why Japan Is Treading 'a Fine Line'  Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 1:05 AM ET

    Beat Siegenthaler, chief strategist at UBS, says Japan needs to encourage investments in risky assets while making sure investors don't "rush out of Japanese bonds".

  • Nikkei Has Peaked: Pro  Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 12:35 AM ET

    Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist, Japan Macro Advisors says Abenomics is not working as expected. He expects the run in Japanese markets to come to an end. John Woods at Citi Private Bank joins in the conversation.