The Japanese spent more than they saved in the 12 months ended March 2014, the first time that's happened since the data set began in 1955.» Read More
Tim Condon, Head of Research, Asia, ING Financial Markets says that bear markets like the Nikkei can touch new highs, once a recovery is in place.
The Bank of Japan may ease monetary policy further if needed, its deputy governor said, offering the strongest signal to date by a central bank policymaker that more stimulus may be on the way to achieve the bank's new 2 percent inflation target.
Mitul Kotecha, Head of Global FX Strategy at Credit Agricole says buy the dollar into any JPY drop in coming weeks. He also discusses how to trade the EUR and GBP.
Brian Waterhouse, Senior Analyst, Japan Banks, CLSA discusses the merits of increasing exposure to Japan's banking sector. He adds that loan growth is still fairly anemic.
Adarsh Sinha, Head of Asia Pacific G10 FX Strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research says Japan's domestic retail investors can provide the next leg up for the yen-dollar trade, boosting it to the 95 mark in 3 to 4 months.
Japan's economy minister rejected criticism on Saturday that his country's extraordinary fiscal and monetary stimulus program was aimed at weakening the yen and undermined central bank independence.
Kim Choong-Soo, governor of the Bank of Korea, tells CNBC that financially speaking a lot of things have been eased and the global economy is moving in the right direction.
The yen has been rallying since the Bank of Japan announced stimulus plans that fell short of investor hopes, but this expert doubts it can last.
Contrary to expectations, the BOJ's boldest steps yet to boost a flagging economy have triggered a swift change in course for a falling yen.
Masayuki Kichikawa, Managing Director & Chief Japan Economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch discusses the steps that the BOJ will undertake to meet its 2% inflation target.
After pressuring Japan's central bank into overhauling monetary policy, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared the change "epoch making". Next on his to-do list: find a central bank chief more sympathetic to his views than the current governor.
Jack Bouroudjian, CEO, Bull and Bear Partners says he likes the BOJ's decision to have a 2% inflation target and says the Fed should do the same. He is confident the BOJ's latest moves will pull Japan out of its economic malaise.
The Bank of Japan is doubling its inflation target to 2 percent, and will begin the program in 2014, with CNBC's David Faber.
The Bank of Japan's long awaited stimulus plan falls short and the euro rides on fact and fear - it's time for your FX Fix.
Ed Rogers, CEO of Rogers Investment Advisors, tells CNBC that Tuesday marks a true inflection point as the Bank of Japan, together with Japanese leadership, begins the process of re-inflating their economy.
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) entered a new era on Tuesday, unveiling an aggressive monetary policy aimed at pushing Japan's economy out of a slump. But the question is whether the central bank, with a reputation of being cautious, can now deliver?
Further weakness in the yen, trading near its lowest level in more than two years against the dollar, is unlikely given the currency's recent and rapid decline, said former top currency official in Japan Professor Eisuke Sakakibara, adding that a dollar/yen rate around 90 'sufficient' for Japan's manufacturers to reap the benefits of a weakened currency.
Stuart Oakley, Managing Director, Asian Currency Trading at Nomura analyses the BOJ's latest announcement as it breaks in real time.
Eisuke Sakakibara, Former Vice Finance Minister of Japan, and Professor at Aoyama Gakuin University says the yen is not likely to depreciate further. He explains why.
Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research, JPMorgan Securities Japan says there needs to be broad co-ordination if Japan wants to get out of its economic funk. He adds that the 2% inflation target is a good indicator to have.