Bank of Japan


  • Stuart Oakley, Managing Director, Asian Currency Trading at Nomura analyses the BOJ's latest announcement as it breaks in real time.

  • Will the Yen Depreciate Any Further?  Monday, 21 Jan 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    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.

  • Keeping Japan's Economic Engine Running  Monday, 21 Jan 2013 | 7:35 PM ET

    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.

  • Japan's Economic Conundrum  Monday, 21 Jan 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Andrew Freris, Chief Investment Advisor for Asia, BNP Paribas Wealth Management discusses the situation that Japan's economy is in. He adds that Japan may adopt similar measures as the EU.

  • Easing Won't Lead Japan Out of the Woods: Pro  Monday, 21 Jan 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore, OCBC Bank says monetary stimulus won't lead Japan out of the woods. He is cautious about investing in Japanese markets.

  • Easing by Central Banks Is the Right Move  Monday, 21 Jan 2013 | 5:25 PM ET

    Daryl Guppy, CEO, Guppytraders.com charts the euro, which he sees hitting $1.40 over the next quarter. Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital Investors says central banks are moving in the right direction with increased quantitative easing.

  • Nikkei to Outperform on BOJ's New Mandate  Monday, 21 Jan 2013 | 5:15 PM ET

    Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital Investors thinks the BOJ will adopt a 2% inflation target and introduce quantitative easing. He says the yen will continue to fall 10-20%, while the Nikkei will outperform this year.

  • Yen Lifts, Swissie Corrects, Iceland Eyes Euro Monday, 21 Jan 2013 | 8:09 AM ET

    Traders backed off short yen positions ahead of a key Bank of Japan meeting, and Iceland's finance minister looks at the euro zone and wants in.

  • Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management says the Bank of Japan will not formally adopt the 2% inflation target. Instead, they will do enough to convince the markets that more aggressive monetary policy is on the way, including adopting the inflation target eventually.

  • Eye on Central Bank Action  Sunday, 20 Jan 2013 | 9:45 PM ET

    Nizam Idris, MD & Head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies at Macquarie explains why a rate cut is necessary for the BoJ and the RBA.

  • The Trades Where the Euro Is Really Hot Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 3:32 PM ET

    The euro has been rising against the dollar, but where it's really moving is against several other currencies, this strategist says.

  • Yen to Weaken Due to Abe's Mandate: Pro  Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Adrian Mowat, Chief Asia & Emerging Markets Equity Strategist, JP Morgan Securities says Prime Minister Abe has the mandate to drive the yen lower so that the economy can remain competitive.

  • Investors Speculate on Bank of Japan Policy  Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 1:00 AM ET

    Valentin Marinov, head of European G10 at Citi, tells CNBC they are seeing a pull back from investors selling the Yen ahead of the Bank of Japan meeting on January 21st.

  • A Market Renaissance in Japan?  Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    David Roche, Global Strategist, Independent Strategy says its worth going long on Japanese markets. He expects Japan's economy to grow 1.5 percent this year.

  • Expect a Short Term Pullback in the Yen  Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 9:40 PM ET

    Jonathan Cavenagh, Senior FX Strategist at Westpac Institutional Bank tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he's expecting a short term pullback in the yen.

  • Buy Yen On Dips: Analyst  Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Jesper Bargmann, Head of G11 SPOT FX, Asia Pacific at RBS says he expects the yen to trade between the 88 to 91 range and will buy on dips.

  • BOJ Easing to Keep Yen Weak This Year  Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management sees substantial support for further gains in USD/JPY. She says there will be more monetary easing by the BOJ which will keep the yen weak.

  • Yen's Sensitivity Important For The Markets: Expert  Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments says the explicit 2% inflation target by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his preference for a weaker yen is contributing their overweight rating on Japan.

  • Restoring Confidence in Japan  Sunday, 13 Jan 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics, Credit Suisse discusses Japan's recent efforts, led by Shinzo Abe's government, to spur growth and lift the country out of deflation.

  • Focus on Yen and Asian Currency Pairs  Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 9:40 PM ET

    Paul Mackel, Head of Asia Currency Research, HSBC considers the impact of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's stimulus package on the yen.