Bank of Japan


  • Abe's Third Arrow & JGBs   Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 8:35 PM ET
    Abe's Third Arrow & JGBs

    Shogo Fujita, Chief Japan Bond Strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch explains why JGBs are likely to stay the preferred destination for Japan investors.

  • Bearish Market for Bond Yields   Friday, 31 May 2013 | 12:35 AM ET
    Bearish Market for Bond Yields

    Michael Gurka, Managing Director at Spectrum Asset Management says rising bond yields are going to keep bond vigilantes busy.

  • Nikkei Correction: Healthy   Friday, 31 May 2013 | 12:05 AM ET
    Nikkei Correction: Healthy

    Mark Hibbs, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager at Adamas Asset Management says the Japan market had gone ahead of itself, hence the recent pullback. He says the correction is still considered healthy.

  • Japan Expert Warns of Investment Risk Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 6:28 PM ET
    Japan Expert Warns of Investment Risk

    Japan could be too hot to handle, says Stephen Roach, a former executive chairman at Morgan Stanley Asia.

  • The Japan Effect   Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 4:53 PM ET
    The Japan Effect

    Nikkei futures remain volatile ahead of Japan's open, reports NBC's Sri Jegarajah. Joshua Pierce, Baystate Wealth Management, explains why Japan has nowhere to go but up.

  • Stocks Having a 'Taper Tantrum,' Says Fidelity Pro Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 10:27 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Building

    The Fed realizes at some point it has to scale back its bond purchases and that's made the stock market "very unpredictable," Jurrien Timmer of Fidelity Investments told CNBC.

  • JGB Will Move 'Sharply' Lower: Pro   Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 5:50 AM ET
    JGB Will Move 'Sharply' Lower: Pro

    Tres Knippa, owner of Kenai Capital Management, says that Japan is going through "a shift of sentiment" and that it's only at the beginning of "a very sharp move lower" for JGB.

  • More BOJ Action to Come?   Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 12:20 AM ET
    More BoJ Action to Come?

    Chris Tedder, Research Analyst at FOREX.com is expecting further action from the Bank of Japan to spur growth which could weaken the yen further.

  • Here's the Silver Lining to QE Tapering   Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 7:10 PM ET
    The Silver Lining Of Fed Tapering QE

    Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Standard and Poor's Ratings Services highlights what markets are missing amid speculations of the Fed rolling back on quantitative easing.

  • Land of the Rising JGB Yields   Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 12:35 AM ET
    Land of The Rising JGB Yields

    Jeremy Hill, Managing Partner at TF Market Advisors expects the 10-year note to hit 1.2 percent by year-end. Andre De Silva, Head of Asia-Pacific Rates at HSBC Global Research weighs in.

  • Growing Japanese Appetite for Euro Zone Bonds   Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 12:10 AM ET
    Japanese Appetite for Euro Zone Bonds

    Andre De Silva, Head of Asia-Pacific Rates at HSBC Global Research says there have been significant flows from Japanese investors into euro zone and emerging market bonds.

  • The Bond Market Volatility   Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 12:05 AM ET
    The Bond Market Volatility

    Andre De Silva, Head of Asia-Pacific Rates at HSBC Global Research says Japanese government bond volatility should be expected when comparing the market with the U.S. during its first round of quantitative easing.

  • Kuroda Urges Flexible Approach to Capital Controls Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 9:30 PM ET
    Haruhiko Kuroda

    Global policymakers must allow some emerging countries to set capital controls to mitigate the impact from financial crises, Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday.

  • Nikkei Business Report   Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 4:40 AM ET
    Nikkei Business Report

    Japan took the top spot as the world's largest creditor nation again with a record $2.9 trillion. However, analysts say it could be short-lived since Japan continues to run massive trade deficits. The Nikkei's Sachiko Kishida has more.

  • Why Pressure Is Mounting on the BoJ   Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    Why Pressure Is Mounting on the BoJ

    Steven Englander, global head of G10 FX strategy at Citi, says the Bank of Japan's commitment to expand the balance sheet means the JPY will weaken further and discusses Japan structural reforms.

  • Abenomics Is Working: JPMorgan   Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 2:15 AM ET
    Is Abenomics Working?

    Jesper Koll, managing director and head of Japanese equity research at JPMorgan Securities, tells CNBC that Abenomics is definitely working, with most importantly a bank credit cycle unfold for the first time.

  • Restructuring Is the Hard Part for Europe & Japan: Pro

    Neil Dwane, chief investment officer for Equities for Europe at Allianz Global Investors, tells CNBC that the hard part for both Japan and Europe will be the underlying restructuring of the economy.

  • I'm Very Bullish on Japan: Strategist   Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 1:00 AM ET
    I'm Very Bullish on Japan: Strategist

    George Saravelos, European head of FX strategy at Deutsche Bank, tells CNBC that he remains very bullish on Japanese equities and Dollar/Yen.

  • Rising Yields in Japan... US Next?   Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 12:50 AM ET
    Rising Yields in Japan... U.S. Next?

    Brendan Brown, Head of Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International says the massive QE in Japan has failed to arrest rising yields and expects the same to happen in the U.S.

  • JGB Yields: Impact on Banks   Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 12:35 AM ET
    JGB Yields: Impact on Banks

    David Marshall, Senior Analyst, Asia-Pacific Financials at CreditSights talks about how the volatility in the JGB market will affect the outlook for Japan Banks. Michael McCarthy, Chief Market Strategist at CMC Markets joins in the conversation.