Seijiro Takeshita, director of Mizuho International, discusses how Japan has changed since a devastating earthquake rocked the country in March 2011.» Read More
Russell Jones, Global Head of Fixed Income Strategy, Westpac Institutional Bank sees a prolonged period of yen weakness if the Bank of Japan takes a more aggressive stance, following the potential leadership changes in Japan.
The currency markets should be less volatile ahead of the U.S. holiday, and that means good news for a key risk-sensitive currency.
Yet another change of leadership in Japan and the prospect of more aggressive monetary easing have sent the safe haven yen tumbling to a six-month low and currency strategists tell CNBC the days of a strong yen may finally be over.
Ed Moya, Chief Currency Strategist at Trading Advantage says that Japan's intervention in the currency market has not helped much and that the yen rally is set to stay for a little bit longer.
Michael Woolfolk, MD & Senior Currency Strategist at BNY Mellon says the nominal dollar-yen rate will continue to decline if inflation continues to stay near 0% in Japan.
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The Japanese economy shrank in the third quarter — the first time since last year — prodding the world’s third biggest economy into recession and prompting its central bank to announce that it will continue “powerful monetary easing” to boost growth.
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Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, tells CNBC that the Bank of Japan wants to appear on track but the market perception is that they are falling behind and wanted stronger measures.
Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered, says the BOJ's asset purchase plan should only be the start of its monetary intervention policy.
Richard Jerram, Chief Economist, Bank of Singapore says the Bank of Japan will probably only inject a 'token' amount of liquidity at its policy meeting. He feels a new leader with a more aggressive approach is needed.
The Bank of Japan is tipped to ease monetary policy on Tuesday by expanding its asset-purchase program for a second straight month and analysts reckon it won’t be the last time either as the central bank ramps up its efforts to prop up a weak economy.
Tom Averill, Managing Director at Rochford Capital suggests selling the EUR/USD above 1.31 on a bearish outlook for the euro zone as Spain and Greece are likely to face more troubles ahead.
Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist, CIBC says that Japan needs to do a lot more to stimulate its economy.
Investors are eagerly awaiting more easing from the Bank of Japan, but this strategist says the trading opportunity is not so simple.
Companies are blaming disappointing earnings on a strong dollar. This pro says they can breathe easier in the fourth quarter.
Thio Chin Loo, Senior Currency Strategist at BNP Paribas, says the BOJ looks set to ease at its Oct 30 meeting and suggests other Asian central banks could follow suit.
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS, says investors should price in a rate cut for the Aussie.
Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research, JPMorgan Securities Japan says that Tokyo's Island spat with Beijing is turbo-charging the downturn in trade between the two countries.