While the yen's sharp drop has driven the Nikkei to near seven-year highs, the quick decline is also spurring concerns over the economy.» Read More
Jeremy Cook, chief economist at World First Foreign Exchange, tells CNBC that despite the Bank of Japan's aggressive monetary policy easing, the yen won't weaken to 100 against the dollar, unless the bond buying is expanded to foreign debt.
The Bank of Japan on Thursday unveiled an aggressive monetary policy to end years of deflation in the world's third largest economy, pledging to double its government bond holdings in two years.
James Ashley, Senior Economist at RBC Capital Markets says the Bank of Japan is pulling out all the stops to achieve the 2% inflation target. He shares his analysis on the BoJ's latest policy announcements.
Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB, tells CNBC that the BoJ had to pull out all the stops after building up expectations for Thursday's decision so much over the past few weeks.
Craig Chan, head of FX strategy, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, tells CNBC that the BoJ's policy of risky asset purchases is essential to prevent a significant fall in dollar/yen.
Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, tells CNBC that many Japanese business leaders remain skeptical over prime minister Abe's motives for reform.
Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia says that the BOJ will disappoint. He explains why.
Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities, and Paul Gambles, Managing Partner, MBMG, argue whether there is value in Japan equities.
Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist at Citi remains cautious on the yen while weighing the impact of BoJ easing and other global central bank strategies on major currencies across the board.
Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director at BK Asset Management, explains why the Japanese currency has been rising in recent sessions ahead of the Bank of Japan's policy review.
Pro trader Rich Ilczyszyn looks at key levels for the precious metal.
Richard Kelly, head of European rates and FX research at TD Securities, and Kathleen Brooks, research director UK EMEA at Forex.com, discuss on CNBC why there is so much pessimism in the build up to Thursday's Bank of Japan meeting.
Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist, BNY Mellon, discusses the Bank of Japan's Governor's pledge to do "whatever it takes" to end deflation and says there's only so much central bankers can do.
John Noonan, Senior FX Analyst at Thomson Reuters says the markets are expecting aggressive easing from the BoJ but there might be some disappointment.
Nick Maroutsos, Founder & Managing Director at Kapstream Capital explains why currency hedging rather than government bond yields are the best way to profit from Japan's central bank meeting.
The new Bank of Japan governoris struggling to build a consensus ahead of his first central bank board meeting this week, risking disappointing markets that expect a radical shift in its policymaking framework.
Japan's central bank will hold its first 2-day policy board meeting under the new leadership tomorrow, and new chief Haruhiko Kuroda has reaffirmed all options are still on the table to meet the 2% inflation target. The Nikkei's Sachiko Kishida reports.
The Bank of Japan's two-day meeting which begins Wednesday will arguably be the most closely-watched in years given expectations for a radical monetary policy.
Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC, explains why any monetary stimulus from the Bank of Japan would only amount to sound and fury in the medium term.
Glen Wood, Head of Sales, Global at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities tells CNBC's Cash Flow which Japanese stocks he likes in the lead up to the BoJ's much anticipated policy meeting.