Joe Zidle, portfolio strategist at Richard Bernstein Advisors maintains a bullish stance on the Nikkei despite recent weak data since it's a "policy-driven" market.» Read More
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.
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 will have to make "huge" efforts to get its economy moving again, and the process could take years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah takes a look at global events that could move markets this week.
Laura Fitzsimmons of JPMorgan explains how Asian equities will benefit if the Bank of Japan powers ahead with easing measures in its April meeting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Japan's government on Thursday nominated Haruhiko Kuroda, an advocate of aggressive monetary easing, as the next Bank of Japan (BOJ) governor.
Leif Eskesen, Chief Economist for India and ASEAN, HSBC discusses the implications of Abenomics for the Japanese economy.
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.
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.
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.