Bank of Japan


  • End Game of Central Bank Easing Is High Inflation  Monday, 13 May 2013 | 12:35 AM ET

    V. Anantha Nageswaran, CEO of Vansight says easing by central banks will continue to support the markets. However, he says watch out for inflation.

  • Yen's Weakness is Nothing too Exciting: Pro  Sunday, 12 May 2013 | 8:15 PM ET

    Paul Gruenwald the Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, Standard and Poor's Ratings Services says the Japanese currency's decline over the past 6 months is just a retracement of what happened in 2008-2009.

  • JPMorgan Energy Spat Resurrects Ghost of Enron Friday, 10 May 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    Regulators used sharp words to accuse JPMorgan Chase of manipulating energy markets, in language similar to that which buffeted -- and eventually took down -- bankrupt energy giant Enron.

  • Nikkei Business Report  Friday, 10 May 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Boosted by better-than-expected U.S. employment data and the Fed's continued debate about scaling asset purchases back, the dollar-yen breached the key 100 handle and even touched 101. The Nikkei's Yukako Ono reports.

  • Fresh Trading Range for Dollar-Yen  Friday, 10 May 2013 | 12:20 AM ET

    Harry Ida, Senior Analyst, Thomson Reuters says the Dollar-Yen has ratcheted up to a fresh trade range of 98-103 that could go as high as 105-110. Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors joins in the conversation.

  • Dollar-Yen on Its Way to 105  Friday, 10 May 2013 | 12:02 AM ET

    Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors says the weaker yen is boosting Japan's exporters and is seen as a good thing. He says the USD/JPY will reach 105 soon.

  • Dollar-Yen to Hit 110 in Next Few Months: Pro  Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 10:10 PM ET

    Clay Carter, Head of International Equities at Perennial Investment Partners explains why he believes the Japanese currency will overshoot in the near-to-medium term.

  • Investors Should Stay Invested: Pro  Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 6:20 PM ET

    William Skeean, Co-Managing Partner at Edge Capital Partners says investors should take the long view, and hang on to their stocks instead of trying and predicting the market's ebb and flows.

  • Dollar Hits 4-Year High, Piercing Key 100-Yen Mark Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 3:58 PM ET

    The dollar crossed the key 100-yen mark for the first time in four years Thursday and is expected to keep rising, with a year-end target of 105.

  • The Hunt for Yield  Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Stuart Oakley, Managing Director, Asian Currency Trading at Nomura says global central banks are punishing the consumers for being stingy. He also states his reasons for recommending investors to be short U.S. Dollar & long Chinese yuan.

  • How the Yen Could Push Japan Back to Nuclear Energy Sunday, 5 May 2013 | 9:41 AM ET
    Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

    Japan's monetary policy and its sliding currency may have an unintended side-effect: pushing the country back into the embrace of nuclear technology.

  • Nikkei Business Report  Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Minutes from the Bank of Japan's recent policy meeting showed there was broad consensus on the need for aggressive easing measures. The Nikkei's Yukako Ono has more.

  • Positive Outlook for Japan  Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth says they have upgraded their growth outlook for Japan considering the aggressive BoJ stimulus measures.

  • How Abenomics Is Impacting Japanese Property  Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Frank Khoo, Global Head of Asia of AXA Real Estate, connects the dots to unravel the value in Japan's property sector.

  • Is the BOJ Backtracking on Its Inflation Pledge? Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 3:32 AM ET
    Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan

    The central bank's suggestion that it's likely to achieve its 2 percent inflation target later rather than sooner is a dose of realism that is good for its credibility, analysts say.

  • BoJ Committed to Yen Weakness: Pro  Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Torrie Callander, senior corporate dealer at Global Reach Partners, says the yen will weaken further against the dollar and that the current euro strength against the dollar doesn't make much sense.

  • Japan to Hit 2% Inflation by End of 3 Years: BOJ Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    The Bank of Japan forecast on Friday that inflation will rise to around 2 percent towards the latter half of the next three years due to its massive stimulus plan.

  • Yen Continues to Retain Safe Haven Status  Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 12:50 AM ET

    Ashraf Laidi, Chief Global Strategist at City Index says the Japanese Yen continues to retain safe haven status and does not believe the ECB will cut rates at the next meeting. Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research of Reorient Financial Markets joins in the discussion.

  • Dollar-Yen At 100 by Mid-May  Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets says by mid-May the Japanese Yen will definitely be at the 100 level.

  • U.S. Economic Recovery A Mirage?  Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 6:13 PM ET

    Peter Schiff, CEO at Euro Pacific Capital warns that U.S. might be headed for a economic disaster worse than the global financial crisis in 2008. He also says that Japan is making a monetary mistake.