Bank of Japan


  • A Market Renaissance in Japan?     Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    David Roche, Global Strategist, Independent Strategy says its worth going long on Japanese markets. He expects Japan's economy to grow 1.5 percent this year.

  • Expect a Short Term Pullback in the Yen     Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 9:40 PM ET

    Jonathan Cavenagh, Senior FX Strategist at Westpac Institutional Bank tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he's expecting a short term pullback in the yen.

  • Buy Yen On Dips: Analyst     Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Jesper Bargmann, Head of G11 SPOT FX, Asia Pacific at RBS says he expects the yen to trade between the 88 to 91 range and will buy on dips.

  • BOJ Easing to Keep Yen Weak This Year     Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management sees substantial support for further gains in USD/JPY. She says there will be more monetary easing by the BOJ which will keep the yen weak.

  • Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments says the explicit 2% inflation target by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his preference for a weaker yen is contributing their overweight rating on Japan.

  • Restoring Confidence in Japan     Sunday, 13 Jan 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics, Credit Suisse discusses Japan's recent efforts, led by Shinzo Abe's government, to spur growth and lift the country out of deflation.

  • Focus on Yen and Asian Currency Pairs     Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 9:40 PM ET

    Paul Mackel, Head of Asia Currency Research, HSBC considers the impact of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's stimulus package on the yen.

  • Japan: Structural Issues Remain     Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 9:05 PM ET

    Wellian Wiranto from Barclays and Vishnu Varathan, from Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd discuss the impact of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's stimulus on the Japanese economy.

  • Can Abe's Stimulus Package Push Up Japan's GDP?     Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 8:00 PM ET

    Christopher Ferrarone, Global Equity Strategist, UBS and Thomas Byrne, Moody's Investors Service, explain why Abe's stimulus package won't be enough for sustainable GDP growth.

  • Dissecting 'Abenomics'     Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 7:35 PM ET

    Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist, Japan Macro Advisors thinks Abe's call for a 2% inflation target is a dangerous gamble worth taking. He adds that the market can expect the BOJ to keep easing until 2016.

  • Will the BOJ Adopt an Inflation Target?     Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Mark Spiegel, Vice President, Economic Research and Director, Center for Pacific Basin Studies, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco discusses the likelihood of the BOJ yielding to Prime Minister Abe's call for a 2% inflation target.

  • Best Investment Bets In Japan     Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist, LGT Capital Partners sees value in Japan equities specially the banks and exporters given the weakness in the yen.

  • Japan Still Awaiting Sustainable Turnaround     Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist, LGT Capital Partners speaks of pros and cons of investing in Japan and parking money in equities versus bonds.

  • Yen Selloff Driven by Rhetoric     Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 9:40 PM ET

    David Forrester, Senior Vice President, G10 FX Strategy at Macquarie shares his outlook for the Japanese currency.

  • Japan Stocks an Attractive Proposition     Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 9:10 PM ET

    Shrikant Bhat, Head of Wealth Management at Citibank Singapore Limited tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he's a fan of Japanese equities.

  • Japanese Equities a Good Buy     Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 9:00 PM ET

    Shrikant Bhat, Head of Wealth Management at Citibank Singapore Limited tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks Japan is an attractive proposition at the moment.

  • How Japan Can Weaken the Yen     Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Jesse Lentchner, CEO, Asia Pacific, BTIG, describes the many ways the Japanese government could weaken its currency, including moving on-shore savings off-shore.

  • The Worst Post-War US Congress?     Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist, JP Morgan Asset Management calls the U.S. Congress the most dysfunctional in the post-war era. He advises retail investors to ride through the volatility amid the U.S. debt debate.

  • A Huge Build Up in Yen Short Positions     Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 6:30 PM ET

    David Rodriguez, Quantitative Strategist, DailyFX says there has been a huge build up of speculative short positions in the yen and there may be some profit taking on dollar gains. He says the trend in the yen is crystal clear.

  • Bank of Japan to Consider Easing Again in January Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 12:19 PM ET

    The Bank of Japan will consider easing monetary policy again this month as it eyes doubling its inflation target, sources said.