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  • Japan Needs Economic Reform   Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 12:20 AM ET
    Japan Needs Economic Reform

    Matt Sherwood, Head of Investment Market Research at Perpetual says Japan's market rally could fade if the government does not implement economic reforms.

  • Keynesianism in Japan   Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 12:05 AM ET
    Keynesianism in Japan

    Niall Ferguson, Professor at Harvard University says a regime change in policy has happened in Japan. He says the BoJ and other central banks' measures are actually backward looking, applying 1930s Keynesianism.

  • Reform is the Counterpoint to BoJ Easing   Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 10:20 PM ET
    Reform is the Counterpoint to BoJ Easing

    Clay Carter, Head of International Equities at Perennial Investment Partners discusses the BoJ's aggressive new monetary policy.

  • George Soros: BOJ Stimulus 'Quite Dangerous'   Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 9:35 PM ET
    George Soros: Why BOJ Stimulus is Dangerous

    George Soros, Founder & Chairman of Soros Fund Management speaks to CNBC about the Bank of Japan's unprecedented stimulus program and how it could potentially work against the economy.

  • Gradual Recovery On Track For Japan: Pro   Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 8:35 PM ET
    Gradual Recovery On Track For Japan: Pro

    Hiroshi Watanabe, President & CEO at Japan Bank for International Cooperation is optimistic on Japan markets with Shinzo Abe at the helm and Haruhiko Kuroda at the BOJ. He expects the inflation rate and wages to rise.

  • Stiglitz: Japan QE May Outshine US   Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 6:40 PM ET
     Stiglitz: Japan QE May Have Bigger Impact Than US

    Joseph Stiglitz, Professor at Columbia University and 2001 Nobel Prize Winner says he's hopeful that Japanese stimulus will produce a bigger domestic effect than the U.S QE program.

  • Stiglitz: Kuroda's Stimulus to Outshine Bernanke   Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 6:30 PM ET
    Stiglitz: Kuroda's Move May Reduce Japan's Debt

    Joseph Stiglitz, Professor at Columbia University and 2001 Nobel Prize Winner, discusses why he thinks the Bank of Japan's stimulus program is likely to be more successful than the U.S. Federal Reserve's QE programs.

  • Audacious BOJ Policy Sends Dollar, Euro Soaring Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 4:34 PM ET

    The dollar and euro made their largest percentage gains against the yen since late 2008 after the Bank of Japan surprised the markets with an ambitious plan to fight deflation in a radical overhaul of policy.

  • Why the Gold Trade Is Getting Murdered Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 4:20 PM ET
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    After gold plunged Thursday, pros disagreed on how to trade it but came to a consensus on what's pushing it lower.

  • Japan's Giant Experiment Won't End Well: Kyle Bass Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 1:25 PM ET
    J. Kyle Bass

    Japan is wagering its future on a massive experiment, and Kyle Bass of Hayman Capital Management doesn't see it ending well.

  • Kyle Bass: Japan About to 'Implode' Under Debt   Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 11:40 AM ET
    Kyle Bass: Japan About to 'Implode' Under Debt

    CNBC's David Faber talks with Kyle Bass on Japan's aggressive monetary plan and the likely outcome from its attempt to devalue its currency.

  • BoJ a 'New Player in the Easing Game'   Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 11:20 AM ET
    BoJ a New Player in the Easing Game

    Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, tells CNBC that the Bank of Japan's new policy of strenuous easing could push dollar/yen past 100 if the US "gets with the program".

  • Market Shrugs Off Disappointing Economic Data   Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 10:04 AM ET
    Market Shrugs Off Disappointing Economic Data

    Shawn Matthews, CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, provides his global perspective on the markets, amid geopolitical tensions and ahead of Friday's jobs report.

  • Power of the Rising Sun on Global Currencies   Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 6:20 AM ET
    Power of the Rising Sun on Global Currencies

    Joseph Trevisani, Worldwide Markets chief market strategist; and Joe Kinahan, TD Ameritrade, discuss Japan's new bond-buying policy and its impact on global currency markets.

  • Kuroda Using 'Shock and Awe' Tactics: Strategist   Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 6:10 AM ET
    Kuroda Using 'Shock and Awe' Tactics: Strategist

    James Butterfill, global equity strategist at Coutts, tells CNBC that the Bank of Japan's decision to "take all steps necessary" to kick-start the economy is their "whatever it takes moment."

  • Bank of Japan Unveils Aggressive Monetary Policy   Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 6:09 AM ET
    Bank of Japan Unveils Aggressive Monetary Policy

    The Bank of Japan is rolling out sweeping changes to its monetary policy, reports CNBC's Kaori Enjoji.

  • Do Words Speak Louder Than Actions?   Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 4:20 AM ET
    Do Words Speak Louder Than Actions?

    Yoshito Sakakibara, executive director at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells CNBC that the BoJ's unanimous commitment to asset purchasing should be enough to boost market confidence in Japan.

  • 'Start Loving Your Central Bank': Expert   Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 2:00 AM ET
    ¿Start Loving Your Central Bank¿: Expert

    Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors says that while global economic growth remains weak, central bank action is cheering markets.

  • Bank of Japan Went Beyond Expectations: Expert   Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 1:30 AM ET
    Bank of Japan Went Beyond Expectations: Expert

    Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, tells CNBC that the Bank of Japan went beyond market expectations with its aggressive easing.

  • Yen Won't Hit 100 Against Dollar: Economist   Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 1:20 AM ET
    Yen Won't Hit 100 Against Dollar: Economist

    Jeremy Cook, chief economist at World First Foreign Exchange, tells CNBC that despite the Bank of Japan's aggressive monetary policy easing, the yen won't weaken to 100 against the dollar, unless the bond buying is expanded to foreign debt.