Bank of Japan


  • What Investors Are Not Considering With BoJ Moves  Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 9:05 PM ET

    Glenn Maguire, Principal & Chief Economist at Asia Sentry Advisory says that investors are not considering a key factor related to the recent BoJ moves. If households are not willing to spend and companies not willing to invest, then that money will sit in back accounts and the full effects of the stimulus will not be experienced.

  • Dollar-Yen May Hit 100 This Week: Pro  Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Nicholas Smith, Director and Strategist at CLSA discusses the momentum in Japanese financial markets and how it may lead the yen to hit 100 by the end of the week.

  • No Reason to Fight the BOJ: Pro  Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank says the time is ripe to get back into Japanese equities as the central bank pulls out all stops to get the economy moving.

  • US Dollar Stumbles After Dismal Jobs Data Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 4:22 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar weakened against most major currencies on Friday, hitting nearly two-week lows against the euro, as weaker-than-expected jobs data raised concerns that the pace of recovery in the American labor market has slowed.

  • Will Europe Become Japan?  Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Davide Serra, founder and CEO of Algebris Investments, tells CNBC why he doesn't expect Europe to become like Japan, suggesting that the ECB's help is much more conditional than its BoJ counterpart.

  • Japan Needs Economic Reform  Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 12:20 AM ET

    Matt Sherwood, Head of Investment Market Research at Perpetual says Japan's market rally could fade if the government does not implement economic reforms.

  • Keynesianism in Japan  Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Niall Ferguson, Professor at Harvard University says a regime change in policy has happened in Japan. He says the BoJ and other central banks' measures are actually backward looking, applying 1930s Keynesianism.

  • Reform is the Counterpoint to BoJ Easing  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 10:20 PM ET

    Clay Carter, Head of International Equities at Perennial Investment Partners discusses the BoJ's aggressive new monetary policy.

  • George Soros: BOJ Stimulus 'Quite Dangerous'  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 9:35 PM ET

    George Soros, Founder & Chairman of Soros Fund Management speaks to CNBC about the Bank of Japan's unprecedented stimulus program and how it could potentially work against the economy.

  • Gradual Recovery On Track For Japan: Pro  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Hiroshi Watanabe, President & CEO at Japan Bank for International Cooperation is optimistic on Japan markets with Shinzo Abe at the helm and Haruhiko Kuroda at the BOJ. He expects the inflation rate and wages to rise.

  • Stiglitz: Japan QE May Outshine US  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 6:40 PM ET

    Joseph Stiglitz, Professor at Columbia University and 2001 Nobel Prize Winner says he's hopeful that Japanese stimulus will produce a bigger domestic effect than the U.S QE program.

  • Stiglitz: Kuroda's Stimulus to Outshine Bernanke  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 6:30 PM ET

    Joseph Stiglitz, Professor at Columbia University and 2001 Nobel Prize Winner, discusses why he thinks the Bank of Japan's stimulus program is likely to be more successful than the U.S. Federal Reserve's QE programs.

  • Audacious BOJ Policy Sends Dollar, Euro Soaring Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 4:34 PM ET

    The dollar and euro made their largest percentage gains against the yen since late 2008 after the Bank of Japan surprised the markets with an ambitious plan to fight deflation in a radical overhaul of policy.

  • Why the Gold Trade Is Getting Murdered Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 4:20 PM ET

    After gold plunged Thursday, pros disagreed on how to trade it but came to a consensus on what's pushing it lower.

  • Japan's Giant Experiment Won't End Well: Kyle Bass Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 1:25 PM ET
    J. Kyle Bass

    Japan is wagering its future on a massive experiment, and Kyle Bass of Hayman Capital Management doesn't see it ending well.

  • Kyle Bass: Japan About to 'Implode' Under Debt  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber talks with Kyle Bass on Japan's aggressive monetary plan and the likely outcome from its attempt to devalue its currency.

  • BoJ a 'New Player in the Easing Game'  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, tells CNBC that the Bank of Japan's new policy of strenuous easing could push dollar/yen past 100 if the US "gets with the program".

  • Market Shrugs Off Disappointing Economic Data  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 10:04 AM ET

    Shawn Matthews, CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, provides his global perspective on the markets, amid geopolitical tensions and ahead of Friday's jobs report.

  • Power of the Rising Sun on Global Currencies  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    Joseph Trevisani, Worldwide Markets chief market strategist; and Joe Kinahan, TD Ameritrade, discuss Japan's new bond-buying policy and its impact on global currency markets.

  • Kuroda Using 'Shock and Awe' Tactics: Strategist  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    James Butterfill, global equity strategist at Coutts, tells CNBC that the Bank of Japan's decision to "take all steps necessary" to kick-start the economy is their "whatever it takes moment."