Bank of Japan


  • 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.

  • How Low Will the Yen Go? Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 12:27 PM ET
    Masaaki Shirakawa

    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: Levels to Watch on Gold Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 11:42 AM ET

    Pro trader Rich Ilczyszyn looks at important technical indicators for the yellow metal.

  • Aussie Slips on Retail Sales, Yen Slides Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 7:57 AM ET

    Downbeat retail sales slam the Australian dollar and a central banker's departure dents the yen - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Getting on the Yen Train  Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 12:45 AM ET

    Chris Eagle, Global Head of FX at Marex Spectron says the market is chasing the yen higher.

  • A Clean Slate at the BOJ  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    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.

  • Nikkei Surges 4% as Yen Slumps Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 6:27 PM ET
    Masaaki Shirakawa, governor of the Bank of Japan

    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.

  • Why Is the US So Silent on the Yen? Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 3:02 PM ET

    Officials elsewhere are complaining, but U.S. policymakers have maintained a conspicuous silence regarding the yen's weakness. Here's one theory why.

  • Where Other Asian Countries See the Yen Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 4:14 PM ET
    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    Almost none of Japan's neighbors think there is a fundamental case for a weaker dollar against the yen, this expert says.

  • BOJ Easing Is a Game Changer  Sunday, 3 Feb 2013 | 10:20 PM ET

    Mark Hibbs, managing director and Portfolio Manager at Gen2 Partners tells CNBC's CashFlow why the BOJ's easing will impact the Japanese auto sector.

  • Can the Nikkei Retest Its Previous High?  Sunday, 3 Feb 2013 | 8:00 PM ET

    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.

  • BOJ Deputy Governor Signals Further Monetary Stimulus Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 11:48 PM ET

    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.

  • Continued Trend for Yen Weakness  Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 12:20 AM ET

    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.

  • Finding Value in Japan's Banks  Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    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.

  • Yen Can Reach 95 Mark in Months  Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    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 Yen Policy Under Fire Saturday, 26 Jan 2013 | 11:05 PM ET

    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.

  • Where the Yen Is Headed Next Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 3:07 PM ET

    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.

  • Did Bank of Japan Just Kill the Dollar-Yen Rally? Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 10:33 PM ET

    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.

  • What Will BOJ Do for Its Ailing Economy?  Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 10:20 PM ET

    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.