Bank of Japan


  • Sell Euro Above 1.31 on Weak Euro Zone Outlook     Sunday, 28 Oct 2012 | 10:43 PM ET

    Tom Averill, Managing Director at Rochford Capital suggests selling the EUR/USD above 1.31 on a bearish outlook for the euro zone as Spain and Greece are likely to face more troubles ahead.

  • BOJ Needs to Stimulate Economy     Sunday, 28 Oct 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist, CIBC says that Japan needs to do a lot more to stimulate its economy.

  • How to Trade the Yen's Slide Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 2:53 PM ET

    Investors are eagerly awaiting more easing from the Bank of Japan, but this strategist says the trading opportunity is not so simple.

  • Where the Dollar Goes From Here Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 4:10 PM ET

    Companies are blaming disappointing earnings on a strong dollar. This pro says they can breathe easier in the fourth quarter.

  • BOJ to Lead Asia's Central Banks Easing Push     Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 11:37 PM ET

    Thio Chin Loo, Senior Currency Strategist at BNP Paribas, says the BOJ looks set to ease at its Oct 30 meeting and suggests other Asian central banks could follow suit.

  • Expect RBA to Cut Rates: Pro     Sunday, 21 Oct 2012 | 10:40 PM ET

    Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS, says investors should price in a rate cut for the Aussie.

  • Japan Export Demand     Sunday, 21 Oct 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research, JPMorgan Securities Japan says that Tokyo's Island spat with Beijing is turbo-charging the downturn in trade between the two countries.

  • Where the Yen Is Headed Now Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 8:59 AM ET

    Got a yen for the Japanese currency? Be careful, this strategist says.

  • Why Asia Can’t Pull Global Economy Out of Crisis Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 5:19 AM ET

    Asian economies, which powered the global recovery following the 2008 financial crisis, are unlikely to pull the world out of its current slump, given the inadequate response from policymakers in the region, analysts told CNBC.

  • Japan August Core Machinery Orders Fall 3.3% on Month Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 8:03 PM ET

    Japan's core machinery orders fell 3.3 percent in August from the previous month, government data showed on Thursday, a sign that slowing demand in China and the broadening pain from Europe's debt crisis are sapping corporate appetite to spend.

  • Dollar Lifts, Euro Dips, the IMF Gets Gloomy Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 7:42 AM ET

    Earnings weigh on risk and the IMF issues a euro zone warning — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Crowds crossing the famous Shibuya Crossing intersection at the centre of Shibuya's fashionable shopping and entertainment district, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.

    A territorial dispute with China, which has disrupted Japanese firms operating on the mainland and hurt exports, is expected to deal a significant blow to Japan’s economy, which is already losing its momentum and could contract in the fourth quarter, JPMorgan said

  • Euro Hangs In, Rand Takes a Hit Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 8:01 AM ET

    A jobs report looms and South African unrest weighs on the rand — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Japanese Recovery Hinges on BOJ's Efforts     Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 9:30 PM ET

    Martin Schulz, Senior Economist, Fujitsu Research Institute explains why he thinks the Bank of Japan is the only institution that can take action to boost the economy amid the current slump in Japan.

  • What a Romney Win Would Mean for the Dollar Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 4:01 PM ET
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    With the election just weeks away, this strategist has ideas about where a President Romney would take the dollar.

  • Euro Lifts, Yen Dips Amid Central Bank Meeting Blitz Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 8:11 AM ET

    Central banks hold steady and Spain manages a sale — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • The Glory Days of Currency Trading Are Over: HSBC Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 6:49 AM ET

    Once upon a time, the foreign exchange (FX) markets enjoyed a clear framework for trading and were seen as a reflection of the health of global economies. But as central bank programs of quantitative easing have been introduced, currency market trades are not so clear cut, according to analysts at HSBC.

  • Jun Okumura, Senior Advisor, Eurasia Group explains why he thinks Japan Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda's picks for his new cabinet shows his confidence in Japan's bureaucracy.

  • Business Sentiment in Japan     Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 12:30 AM ET

    Marco Bardelli, CEO, UBI Capital Singapore says tankan results could have been worse considering the China-Japan dispute. He also expects the BOJ to stay put when they next meet.

  • Good Cause for Optimism in Japan: Pro     Sunday, 30 Sep 2012 | 9:30 PM ET

    John Vail, Chief Global Strategist, Investment Strategy Group at Nikko Asset Management explains why there is room for optimism in Japan despite its sluggish economic recovery. He further discusses the political situation in the country and its effects on the country's economy going forward.