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CNBC's Rick Santelli comments on Japan's economic stimulus, arguing that it's dangerous for investors because they don't know when it is going to end. (3:21)
Andrew Sullivan, Director, Asian Sales Trading at Kim Eng Securities says a Fed QE exit is a big issue weighing on the minds of those investing in bonds.
Andre De Silva, Head of Asia-Pacific Rates at HSBC Global Research discusses what the central bank can do to control the recent moves in JGBs.
Jim Rickards, Senior Managing Director at Tangent Capital, says the Bank of Japan's monetary easing policy is so aggressive they are forcing other central banks to cut rates.
Everything seems to have gone wrong for the nuclear industry, which a few years ago was seen as a potential competitor to fossil fuels and was gearing up for a renaissance.
Ulrich Leuchtmann, Head of FX Research at Commerzbank says the BoJ's expansionary moves will inevitably mean high yields for Japan.
V. Anantha Nageswaran, CEO of Vansight says easing by central banks will continue to support the markets. However, he says watch out for inflation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Japan's monetary policy and its sliding currency may have an unintended side-effect: pushing the country back into the embrace of nuclear technology.
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.
Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth says they have upgraded their growth outlook for Japan considering the aggressive BoJ stimulus measures.
Frank Khoo, Global Head of Asia of AXA Real Estate, connects the dots to unravel the value in Japan's property sector.