Bank of Japan


  • BOJ Nominee Vows Action as Data Disappoint Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 1:53 AM ET
    Haruhiko Kuroda

    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.

  • Yen Traders, Watch Out for a Correction!   Sunday, 10 Mar 2013 | 6:20 PM ET
    Yen Traders, Watch Out for a Correction!

    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 Needs Fiscal Stimulus: Economist Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 8:52 AM ET

    Japan will have to make "huge" efforts to get its economy moving again, and the process could take years.

  • Yen Could Hit 102 By Year-End: Expert   Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 10:13 PM ET
    Yen Could Hit 102 By Year-End: Expert

    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.

  • Why Japanese Easing is 'a Given'   Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 11:10 AM ET
    Why Japanese Easing is 'a Given'

    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.

  • Nikkei Business Report   Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 4:40 AM ET
    Nikkei Business Report

    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.

  • Expect BOJ Asset Purchases in April: Pro   Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 6:17 PM ET
    Kuroda To Come Into BOJ With a Bang: Economist

    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.

  • Nikkei Business Report   Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 4:43 AM ET
    Nikkei Business Report

    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.

  • Your Event Risks This Week   Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 12:02 AM ET
    Your Event Risks This Week

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah takes a look at global events that could move markets this week.

  • BOJ Action to Give Asian Equities a Boost   Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 6:50 PM ET
    Asia Equities to Benefit From BOJ Action

    Laura Fitzsimmons of JPMorgan explains how Asian equities will benefit if the Bank of Japan powers ahead with easing measures in its April meeting.

  • Japanese Equities Could Increase by 50%: CIO   Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 3:45 AM ET
    Japanese Equities Could Increase by 50%: CIO

    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.

  • Will "Abenomics" Face Any Internal Resistance?   Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 5:15 PM ET

    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.

  • Euro Sags, Aussie and Kiwi Lift Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 7:59 AM ET

    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.

  • Kuroda the Right Choice for Japan: Expert   Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    Kuroda the Right Choice for Japan: Expert

    Masayuki Kichikawa, MD & chief Japan economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, tells CNBC why Haruhiko Kuroda's strong QE credentials help make him the right choice for Bank of Japan governor.

  • News of BOJ Nomination Priced in   Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 12:20 AM ET
    News of BoJ Nomination Priced In

    John Woods, Chief Investment Strategist at Citi Private Bank says that news of the Bank of Japan Governor nomination is already priced in. He says the Japan equity market has further to go.

  • 'Abenomics' Picks Up Speed With Kuroda Nomination Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 11:12 PM ET
    Haruhiko Kuroda

    Japan's government on Thursday nominated Haruhiko Kuroda, an advocate of aggressive monetary easing, as the next Bank of Japan (BOJ) governor.

  • Abenomics and the Japanese Economy   Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 9:05 PM ET
    Abenomics and the Japanese Economy

    Leif Eskesen, Chief Economist for India and ASEAN, HSBC discusses the implications of Abenomics for the Japanese economy.

  • Why BOJ Deputy Role as Important as Kuroda's   Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 6:50 PM ET
    Kikuo Iwata's Role as BOJ Deputy Governor

    Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors, explains why Kikuo Iwata's role as Deputy BOJ will be just as crucial as Kuroda's.

  • Money In Motion: Trading the Yen's Next Move   Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 10:56 AM ET
    Money In Motion: Trading the Yen's Next Move

    A currency play on a higher yen against the U.S. dollar, in anticipation of a new Bank of Japan governor, with Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management.

  • Warning! Market Volatility Ahead: Pro   Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 7:05 PM ET
    Warning! Market Volatility Ahead: Pro

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO for Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, warns that equity markets are set for a choppy ride in the coming months.