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Nizam Idris, MD, head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies at Macquarie speculates about the impact of BoJ easing on the yen.
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist, RBS says the rate at which the BOJ is expanding its balance sheet is on par with the Fed's plan for next year. He says USD/JPY is clearly on an upward trend and could hit 90 very quickly.
Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management says a recovering U.S economy will help bring global growth in 2013 to 3%.
Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank advises investors not to place heavy easing expectations on the Bank of Japan. He says the right way to play yen crosses is to wait until there is greater confirmation of easing measures.
Anticipating higher taxes, and discussing whether Washington is closer to a deal on the fiscal cliff, with Mohamed El-Erian, PIMCO CEO & co-CIO. "You will see tax rates go up, and they will be part of a bigger package, and they will hopefully be a stepping stone to other things that need to get done in Washington," he says.
Consistent with the theme of his latest book, John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics believes Japan is rapidly approaching the end of the road paved with government bonds and a strong currency.
The Japanese people have handed Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party the chance to kick-start the country's moribund economy – but which companies could benefit from the LDP's plans?
Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, tells CNBC what stocks to buy on the back of the Japanese election.
Frederic Neumann, MD & co-head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, speaks to CNBC about the aftermath of Japan¿s election and whether the Yen will be pushed lower.
Mikihiki Yamamoto, Deputy Head of Research, Ji Asia says that global funds will add more Japan equities to their holdings starting next month.
Jonathan Cavenagh, Senior FX Strategist, Westpac Institutional Bank, explains why the yen selloff is set to run out of steam ahead of the BOJ meeting this week.
Jeff Kingston, Professor, Temple University says that Shinzo Abe's landslide victory is not quite a mandate, explaining why it remains to be seen whether he can succeed on the economic front.
Nicholas Smith, Director and Strategist, CLSA says it's clear that Shinzo Abe sought advice from former prime minister Koizumi. He adds that the clarity and decisiveness from Abe is surprising.
Russell Jones, Global Head of Fixed Income Strategy, Westpac Institutional Bank says the Bank of Japan's independence is worth sacrificing if it means the economy can emerge from deflation.
Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe receives a rare second chance at the top job. And as CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar reports, Abe is hoping his second term in office goes better than his first.
Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research, JPMorgan Securities Japan discusses what Shinzo Abe and the LDP will have to consider as they look to lift Japan's economy out of the doldrums.
Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research, JPMorgan Securities Japan says Abe's clear policy stance helped propel his party to victory. He adds that the new government's attack on deflation will help risk asset markets.
PK Basu, MD & Head of Asia Research & Economics, Maybank Kim Eng and Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO, Rogers Investment Advisors discuss whether Abe-san can efficiently weaken the yen and fight deflation.
Aaron Smith, managing director at Pecora Capital, tells CNBC that they expect the yen to continue to weaken, especially if LDP leader Shinzo Abe is able to get a safe number of seats that will give him a veto proof mandate to print money.
Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow at Yale University says Japan needs structural repair and reforms like those in the Koizumi-era, rather than Shinzo Abe's aggressive easing measures.