Bank of Japan


  • Why are energy stocks up on weak oil prices?  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 6:17 PM ET

    Doug Gordon, Senior Investment Strategist at Russell Investments, explains why investors brushed off lower oil prices in Tuesday's U.S trading session.

  • Downgrade is 'embarrassing' for Abe: MBMG  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 5:09 PM ET

    Paul Gambles, Managing Partner at MBMG Group, doesn't expect the Japanese government to react to Moody's credit rating downgrade.

  • Dollar-yen at 126 next year: Scotiabank  Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    Sacha Tihanyi, Director and Senior Currency Strategist at Scotiabank, outlines factors underpinning his bearish calls on the yen.

  • How cheaper oil can help Japan  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 12:14 AM ET

    Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB, says lower prices can help Japan reduce its trade deficit in the energy and produce sectors.

  • Goldman Sachs: We're still bullish on Japan  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 8:23 PM ET

    Timothy Moe, MD for Asia-Pacific Investment Research at Goldman Sachs, says Japan is struggling with a weak macro-picture but explains why the firm remains bullish on markets.

  • S&P's key risks for Asia next year  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 7:10 PM ET

    Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist for Asia Pacific at S&P's Ratings Services, discusses whether the recent decline in oil prices is structural and explains Asia's main challenges next year.

  • Fidelity: Taking a 'wait and see' approach for Japan  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 6:51 PM ET

    Alex Treves, Head of Equities for Japan at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, advises investors to be patient with Japanese data seeing as the impact of the recent quantitative easing has yet to be seen.

  • Encouraged by Japan data: Fidelity  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 6:31 PM ET

    Alex Treves, Head of Equities for Japan at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, explains his optimism despite Japanese October consumer inflation slowing to its lowest level in a year.

  • 'The stage is set' for higher equities in Japan  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 4:35 AM ET

    Central bank policies are a hot topic globally. Hans Goetti, head of Investment Asia at Banque Internationale à Luxembourg talks about the current state of China and Japan's economies.

  • Pessimistic about Europe, Japan: Calamander  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 12:14 AM ET

    Roman Scott, Chairman at Calamander Group, explains why the European and Japanese economy can't move forward based on monetary stimulus alone.

  • Stimulus to drive Asia higher next year: Morgan Stanley  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 8:14 PM ET

    Jonathan Garner. MD and Chief Asia & Emerging Market Equity Strategist at Morgan Stanley, is cautiously optimistic that monetary easing in Japan and China will boost Asian growth next year.

  • Why the dollar's multi-year bull trend is still intact  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    Adam Reynolds, CEO at APAC at Saxo Capital Markets, says the greenback may be overbought at the moment but it's still in a multi-year bull trend.

  • Outlook for 2015: All about the Fed  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 7:14 PM ET

    Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist, Asia at JP Morgan, says the divergence of global monetary policy on expectations of a Fed rate hike will be the key theme next year.

  • BOJ leaves door open for more easing: Pro  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:19 AM ET

    Simon Grose-Hodge, Head of Investment Advisory at LGT Bank, says central bank governor Haruhiko Kuroda has proved that he's committed to unleashing more stimulus.

  • Do German bonds face Japanification? Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 11:17 PM ET

    The euro zone's disinflation has spurred fears of Japan-style deflation, possibly keeping yields on the German bund depressed for the long haul.

  • Why the long Japan trade is still hot  Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Riad Younes, Co-founder at R Squared Capital Management. explains why he's expecting higher dividends and earnings in Japan ahead.

  • OECD: More fiscal stimulus could help Japan  Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 7:14 PM ET

    Randall Jones, Head of Japan/Korea Desk at OECD, warns that Japan needs a detailed and credible fiscal consolidation plan.

  • When will the BOJ take the next easing step?  Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    With board members expecting inflation to stay near 1 percent until first half of 2015, the BOJ could ease further then, says Masayuki Kichikawa, MD & Chief Japan Economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

  • The impact of commodity prices on central banks  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 7:17 PM ET

    Sean Darby, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Jefferies, explains how the crash in commodity prices is impacting central bank policy in Asia.

  • Cheap credit in Europe, China: Too little, too late? Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 12:19 PM ET

    Central banks in Europe and China on Friday announced moves to ease credit. But the action may have limited impact.