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A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit western Japan early on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Yannick Naud, portfolio manager at Glendevon King Asset Management, takes a look at the technical charts on dollar-yen and French government bonds.
Stephen Roach, Yale University senior fellow, shares his thoughts on how China's changing economic model will impact Asian markets and the U.S. economy.
Darrell Cronk, Wells Fargo Private Bank, reveals which sectors are likely to improve your portfolio; including energy, telecommunications, and consumer discretionary.
Will Oswald, Global Head of FICC Research at Standard Chartered is expecting some of the extra liquidity from BOJ's recent easing to flow into high yield emerging market debt. He says some of the institutional money will go into the Nikkei.
Traders will be watching two consumer reports and earnings from JPMorgan and Wells Fargo Friday morning. Will it be a blowout quarter or a bust?
Jim O'Neill, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, says it's the first time the Bank of Japan has positively surprised the market on such a scale.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, says recent comments from the Bank of Japan chief highlight concerns about the amount of liquidity being pumped in the market.
Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, tells CNBC that the Japanese bond market is 'the most important element in the world'.
Edward Yardeni, President of Yardeni Research, provides his perspective on the market's rally and the Fed's monetary policy.
Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman, takes a look at how Japan's monetary policy is having "enormous spillover" across markets all over the world.
Bob Brown, Fidelity Investments Bond Group president, provides his conservative perspective on the U.S. economy, and explains why he hopes the Fed "does not start any type of tapering until the end of the year at the earliest."
Derek Halpenny, european head of global currency research at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, tells CNBC that the dollar/yen will push through the 100 level given the current momentum in the market.
The dollar rose to a four-year high against the yen on Wednesday, edging closer to the key 100-yen mark after release of the U.S. Federal Reserve's March meeting minutes.
After a few Fed members suggested quantitative easing could soon wind down, a pro trader warned an abrupt end could spell big trouble.
Thomas Harr, Head of Asia Local Markets Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank believes the yen carry trade is back, which will benefit South East Asian currencies.
Given the accommodative central bank policy across the board where should investors be putting their money for assured returns, Ramin Toloui, Global Co-head for Emerging Markets at PIMCO gives his preferred investment strategy.
Tim Condon, Head of Research, Asia at ING Financial Markets says North Asia is facing stiff headwinds. He thinks developed market assets will be the trading theme for 2013 due to aggressive easing by the Fed and the BOJ.
The dollar edged down from a near four-year high against the yen on Tuesday as traders booked profits on its sharp rally, but the yen's weakening trend remained intact.
Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, says the Japanese currency could go to as much as 130 versus the dollar if the Bank of Japan continues its liquidity pumping measures.