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  • Improving Japan's Corporate Sentiment     Sunday, 31 Mar 2013 | 7:11 PM ET

    Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group, explains why it will be difficult to get Japanese corporations to invest overseas.

  • Will the Jobs Report Keep the Bulls Running? Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 8:03 PM ET

    The start of the second quarter gives bulls a lot to think about: the US jobs report, plus central-bank meetings in Europe and Japan. Will they keep running or take a break?

  • Mario Draghi

    Next week, much of the action will again be outside the United States, with the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan both meeting.

  • Dollar-Yen Could Go Lower     Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 1:20 AM ET

    Jonathan Cavenagh, Senior FX Strategist at Westpac Bank expects the USD/JPY currency to trade lower because a lot of policy news from the BOJ and government are already priced in. Andrew Freris, Chief Investment Advisor for Asia at BNP Paribas Wealth Management joins the conversation.

  • BOJ Seen Starting Asset Purchases Immediately Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 1:18 AM ET
    The Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo, Japan

    The Bank of Japan is likely to start open-ended asset purchases immediately rather than in 2014 and consider setting a new target to buy longer-dated bonds at its rate review next week, sources say.

  • Yen at Fair Value Tops Abe's Priorities: Pro     Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 8:17 PM ET

    Ron Napier, Head at Napier Investment Advisors, explains how weakening the yen until it hits fair value with the greenback will encourage domestic investment from Japanese corporates.

  • Reasons to Believe 'Sell in May' Might Turn to Buying Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 9:40 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the NYSE

    One firm believes there are reasons to take the other side of the "Sell in May" trade, making the case against selling now.

  • Japan-EU Trade Pact Supports Abenomics     Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 9:50 PM ET

    Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO, Rogers Investment Advisors explains how Japan's free trade agreement with the European Union is part of Prime Minister Abe's strategy to revive the economy.

  • Eric Sprott, CEO at Sprott Asset Management explains why promises of money printing by the Bank of Japan's new leadership isn't enough reason to buy Japanese stocks.

  • Crude Oil Falls, but Traders Remain Bullish Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 2:36 PM ET

    Crude oil fell on Thursday, yet some traders saw it as a bullish sign that black gold wasn't trading at a lower level.

  • Funds From Japan Move Into Europe & EM     Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 11:25 PM ET

    Andre De Silva, Head of Asia-Pacific Rates at HSBC Global Research says significant flows from Japan's private sector investors towards Europe & EM have been detected.

  • 'Don't Disappoint:' The Message for Kuroda     Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 7:30 PM ET

    Sebastien Galy of Societe Generale says new BOJ governor Haruhiko Kuroda doesn't necessarily need to come out with guns blazing; he just needs to stabilize markets.

  • New BOJ Head Poised to Lead Regime Change Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 7:09 PM ET
    Haruhiko Kuroda

    Haruhiko Kuroda has long been frustrated with Japan's poor economic performance. Now, as the Bank of Japan's new governor, he can do something about it.

  • Haruhiko Kuroda

    Stocks did nothing for the first 10 minutes or so after the Fed announcement, but after that the Dow suddenly shot up almost 40 points, while bonds remained unchanged. The new head of the BOJ is scheduled to hold his first press conference tomorrow.

  • A Change of Guard at the Bank of Japan     Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 9:22 PM ET

    Masayuki Kichikawa, MD & Chief Japan Economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch explains why the central bank's new chief will satisfy market expectations of radical stimulus.

  • 'Abenomics’ Is Going to Fail: Mr. Yen Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 9:40 PM ET

    "Abenomics" will not be able to achieve the two percent inflation target in Japan, Eisuke Sakakibara, former vice finance minister of Japan told CNBC on Friday.

  • Dollar Lifts, Aussie Jumps, and Yen Dips Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 8:07 AM ET

    Economic data boosts the buck, a jobs report sends the Australian dollar higher, and the yen dips as Bank of Japan nominees clear a hurdle - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Sequester?     Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 10:12 PM ET

    Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management says that the U.S. sequester no longer frightens investors. He also discusses the implications of not resolving the sequestration.

  • Bullish on Japan's New Administration: Pro     Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 10:13 PM ET

    Jonathan Pain, Author, 'The Pain Report' believes Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's determination to end deflation will send dollar-yen to 100 by 2013 and see an economic pick-up in the next 6 months.

  • What the BOJ Needs to Do to Fix the Economy     Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Paul Krake, author of market commentary View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, and Jorge Mariscal, Regional CIO of Emerging Markets at UBS, discuss what the Japanese central bank must do to support the market rally.