Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, outlines how global risk events like the political upheaval in Greece could move Japan's benchmark index and the yen.» Read More
Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS questions if aggressive easing is the only solution to Japan's deflation battle as overall investment, which is crucial to perk up the economy, remains sluggish.
Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research, JPMorgan Securities sheds light on Japan's incentives to raise base pay that the government hopes will result in higher consumer spending.
The G-7 statement and after-statement rocked currency markets and left investors wondering what was really intended. This strategist says it's all just talk.
February's Bank of Japan meeting should be less action-packed than January's, which saw unprecedented steps to revive a weak economy. Still, the meeting is important, especially as the central bank prepares to usher in a change in its top policy makers, analysts say.
Peter Whitley, Senior FX Analyst at Thomson Reuters says to expect more volatility in the yen ahead of the BOJ meeting.
Takuji Okubo, Chief Economist, Japan Macro Advisors sees dollar/ yen rising to the 95 -110 area. He says the Bank of Japan's stimulus will be put on the back-burner until new management takes over.
Asian Development Bank President Haruhiko Kuroda said two years was an appropriate time frame for the Bank of Japan to meet its new inflation goal, but declined to comment on whether he was in the running to take over at the central bank next month.
Clem Chambers, CEO, ADVFN says inflation is the easiest way for major economies to reduce the value of their debt. He says monetizing debt is the way to drive inflation in Japan.
Clem Chambers, CEO, ADVFN explains why Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic policies could lead to a complete change in the country's paradigm.
So long as central banks around the world continue to print money, the price of gold and silver will likely push higher, Silver Wheaton CEO Randy Smallwood said Thursday on CNBC.
The Japanese prime minister's push for a governor who will lead a radical policy shake up at the Bank of Japan is meeting resistance from his own cabinet and financial bureaucrats, who fear extreme measures from the central bank may trigger a damaging rise in bond yields.
Erik Wytenus, Head of Foreign Exchange and Commodities at J.P. Morgan Private Bank explains how he thinks Shinzo Abe is going to break Japan's deflationary circumstance.
The yen's historic fall is showing no signs of stopping, and with a new Bank of Japan governor on the way, this strategist has a plan for getting in on the trend.
Pro trader Rich Ilczyszyn looks at important technical indicators for the yellow metal.
Downbeat retail sales slam the Australian dollar and a central banker's departure dents the yen - it's time for your FX Fix.
Chris Eagle, Global Head of FX at Marex Spectron says the market is chasing the yen higher.
Richard Jerram, Chief Economist, Bank of Singapore says it makes sense for BOJ Governor Shirakawa to step aside at the same time as his deputies. He discusses who could be the next governor.
Japanese stocks surged 4 percent to its highest level in more than four years on Wednesday, after the yen declined sharply on bets that a decision by the head of the Bank of Japan to step down early will bring forward aggressive monetary easing.
Officials elsewhere are complaining, but U.S. policymakers have maintained a conspicuous silence regarding the yen's weakness. Here's one theory why.
Almost none of Japan's neighbors think there is a fundamental case for a weaker dollar against the yen, this expert says.