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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
David Forrester, Senior Vice President, G10 FX Strategy at Macquarie shares his outlook for the Japanese currency.
Shrikant Bhat, Head of Wealth Management at Citibank Singapore Limited tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he's a fan of Japanese equities.
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.
Jesse Lentchner, CEO, Asia Pacific, BTIG, describes the many ways the Japanese government could weaken its currency, including moving on-shore savings off-shore.
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.
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.
The Bank of Japan will consider easing monetary policy again this month as it eyes doubling its inflation target, sources said.
Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist at FXCM tells CNBC's Cash Flow why a correction in the yen is in order.
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.
Adrian Foster, Head of Financial Markets Research, Asia Pacific at Rabobank tells CNBC's Cash Flow how to play the yen.
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.
Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management sees an opportunity for investors to move into a risk-on phase in February.
“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.
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.
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.