BOJ board members made a rare call on the government to restore Japan's tattered finances a month after expanding monetary stimulus, November meeting minutes show.» Read More
Masayuki Kichikawa, MD & Chief Japan Economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch explains why the central bank's new chief will satisfy market expectations of radical stimulus.
"Abenomics" will not be able to achieve the two percent inflation target in Japan, Eisuke Sakakibara, former vice finance minister of Japan told CNBC on Friday.
Economic data boosts the buck, a jobs report sends the Australian dollar higher, and the yen dips as Bank of Japan nominees clear a hurdle - it's time for your FX Fix.
Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management says that the U.S. sequester no longer frightens investors. He also discusses the implications of not resolving the sequestration.
Jonathan Pain, Author, 'The Pain Report' believes Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's determination to end deflation will send dollar-yen to 100 by 2013 and see an economic pick-up in the next 6 months.
Paul Krake, author of market commentary View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, and Jorge Mariscal, Regional CIO of Emerging Markets at UBS, discuss what the Japanese central bank must do to support the market rally.
Copper futures traded lower Monday following disappointing data out of China, but pro trader Jim Iuorio thinks it's still worth trading.
The Japan government's choice to lead the country's central bank promised on Monday to move quickly to implement fresh monetary stimulus to lift the struggling economy.
Simon Warner, Head of Macro Markets at AMP Capital, says the Japanese yen is could see a short-term bounce in March, but then will continue to weaken through to the second half of 2013.
Japan will have to make "huge" efforts to get its economy moving again, and the process could take years.
John Vail, Chief Global Strategist, Investment Strategy Group at Nikko Asset Management believes more weakness is in store for the yen but says everything depends on how much stimulus the Bank of Japan can deliver.
Chris Scicluna, head of economic research at Daiwa Capital Markets, tells CNBC that it's almost a given that Japan's new central bank governor will introduce more easing through open ended asset purchases.
Optimism over Prime Minister Abe's radical economic policies combined with a rapidly weakening yen pushed the Nikkei past the 12,000 mark for the first time in 4 1/2 years. The Nikkei's Yukako Ono reports.
Martin Schulz, Senior Economist at the Fujitsu Research Institute, says top nominee for Bank of Japan Governor, Haruhiko Kuroda, will likely make a big asset purchase move in April.
The Nikkei reports that Shinzo Abe's nominees for the Bank of Japan's new governor and 2 deputy governors are set to be approved by the parliament. The Nikkei's Sachiko Kishida has more.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah takes a look at global events that could move markets this week.
Laura Fitzsimmons of JPMorgan explains how Asian equities will benefit if the Bank of Japan powers ahead with easing measures in its April meeting.
Cullen Thompson, co-founder and CIO at Bienville Capital Management, tells CNBC Squawk Box Europe anchor Geoff Cutmore there is plenty more upside to go for the Japanese equity market, at the 2013 YPO Global Leadership Summit.
Ian Bremmer, President, Eurasia Group says that as long as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's approval rating stays high, the upper house of parliament won't resist his radical economic measures.
Italy weighs on the euro, the Bank of Japan gets a new chief, and improving business confidence lifts currencies down under - it's time for your FX Fix.