Bank of Japan


  • Can Abe's Stimulus Package Push Up Japan's GDP?  Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 8:00 PM ET

    Christopher Ferrarone, Global Equity Strategist, UBS and Thomas Byrne, Moody's Investors Service, explain why Abe's stimulus package won't be enough for sustainable GDP growth.

  • Dissecting 'Abenomics'  Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 7:35 PM ET

    Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist, Japan Macro Advisors thinks Abe's call for a 2% inflation target is a dangerous gamble worth taking. He adds that the market can expect the BOJ to keep easing until 2016.

  • Will the BOJ Adopt an Inflation Target?  Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Mark Spiegel, Vice President, Economic Research and Director, Center for Pacific Basin Studies, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco discusses the likelihood of the BOJ yielding to Prime Minister Abe's call for a 2% inflation target.

  • Best Investment Bets In Japan  Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist, LGT Capital Partners sees value in Japan equities specially the banks and exporters given the weakness in the yen.

  • Japan Still Awaiting Sustainable Turnaround  Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist, LGT Capital Partners speaks of pros and cons of investing in Japan and parking money in equities versus bonds.

  • Yen Selloff Driven by Rhetoric  Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 9:40 PM ET

    David Forrester, Senior Vice President, G10 FX Strategy at Macquarie shares his outlook for the Japanese currency.

  • Japan Stocks an Attractive Proposition  Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 9:10 PM ET

    Shrikant Bhat, Head of Wealth Management at Citibank Singapore Limited tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he's a fan of Japanese equities.

  • Japanese Equities a Good Buy  Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 9:00 PM ET

    Shrikant Bhat, Head of Wealth Management at Citibank Singapore Limited tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks Japan is an attractive proposition at the moment.

  • How Japan Can Weaken the Yen  Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Jesse Lentchner, CEO, Asia Pacific, BTIG, describes the many ways the Japanese government could weaken its currency, including moving on-shore savings off-shore.

  • The Worst Post-War US Congress?  Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist, JP Morgan Asset Management calls the U.S. Congress the most dysfunctional in the post-war era. He advises retail investors to ride through the volatility amid the U.S. debt debate.

  • A Huge Build Up in Yen Short Positions  Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 6:30 PM ET

    David Rodriguez, Quantitative Strategist, DailyFX says there has been a huge build up of speculative short positions in the yen and there may be some profit taking on dollar gains. He says the trend in the yen is crystal clear.

  • Bank of Japan to Consider Easing Again in January Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 12:19 PM ET

    The Bank of Japan will consider easing monetary policy again this month as it eyes doubling its inflation target, sources said.

  • Yen Has Fallen Too Far, Too Fast  Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 9:40 PM ET

    Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist at FXCM tells CNBC's Cash Flow why a correction in the yen is in order.

  • The Risks of Rising Protectionism  Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    Richard Jerram, Chief Economist, Bank of Singapore says one of the tail risks for the global economy in 2013 is the usage of capital controls. He says the idea of liberal economics and protectionism has come under question.

  • Yen Trade in 2013  Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | 9:45 PM ET

    Adrian Foster, Head of Financial Markets Research, Asia Pacific at Rabobank tells CNBC's Cash Flow how to play the yen.

  • BOJ to Delay Setting Inflation Target: Pro  Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | 6:35 PM ET

    Nizam Idris, Head, Fixed Income & Currency Strategy, Macquarie says BOJ Governor Masaaki Shirakawa has been reluctant to follow through on Shinzo Abe's calls for a 2% inflation goal.

  • A Risk-On Phase For Markets?  Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management sees an opportunity for investors to move into a risk-on phase in February.

  • Is 2013 the Year Japan's Economy Turns Around? Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 2:28 PM ET

    “Japan had disappointed so many times in the past when there were reasons to hope for a recovery,” writes Bill Witherell, chief global economist at Cumberland Advisors, in a recent commentary. But this year will be different, he says.

  • Under Siege, Bank of Japan Awakens to Political Reality Saturday, 29 Dec 2012 | 3:40 AM ET

    Within a day of Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party sweeping to power in elections this month, elite bureaucrats in Japan's central bank rushed to ready what amounted to a surrender offer.

  • How To Play the Liquidity-Fuelled Rally  Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Richard Harris, CEO of Port Shelter Investment Management says we are currently witnessing a bull market bubble caused by government liquidity. He advises to have at least a base level of equities.