Bank of Japan


  • Yen to Pull Back to 81 in 6 Months: Pro  Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 6:30 PM ET

    David Greene, Senior Corp FX Dealer, Western Union Business Solutions says he expects the USD/JPY to pare back to 81 over the next 6 months as expectations over the BOJ's easing measures settle down.

  • New PM, New Japan?  Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 6:20 PM ET

    Stephen Davies, CEO, Javelin Wealth Management outlines why despite a change in government, not much else will change in the world's third-largest economy.

  • Bank of Japan: Post-Election Mandate  Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 11:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Adrian Miller, GMP Securities, discuss whether the Bank of Japan will announce another round of quantitative easing when it concludes its two-day policy meeting tomorrow.

  • Impact of BoJ Easing on the Yen  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 9:40 PM ET

    Nizam Idris, MD, head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies at Macquarie speculates about the impact of BoJ easing on the yen.

  • Will the BOJ Expand Faster Than the Fed?  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 6:30 PM ET

    Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist, RBS says the rate at which the BOJ is expanding its balance sheet is on par with the Fed's plan for next year. He says USD/JPY is clearly on an upward trend and could hit 90 very quickly.

  • Global Growth to Hit 3% in 2013: Expert  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management says a recovering U.S economy will help bring global growth in 2013 to 3%.

  • Don't Expect Bank of Japan to Ease This Week  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank advises investors not to place heavy easing expectations on the Bank of Japan. He says the right way to play yen crosses is to wait until there is greater confirmation of easing measures.

  • PIMCO's El-Erian on 2013 Strategies  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 3:17 PM ET

    Anticipating higher taxes, and discussing whether Washington is closer to a deal on the fiscal cliff, with Mohamed El-Erian, PIMCO CEO & co-CIO. "You will see tax rates go up, and they will be part of a bigger package, and they will hopefully be a stepping stone to other things that need to get done in Washington," he says.

  • 'Obscene' Stimulus Will Trigger Japan Crisis: Pro Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 11:09 AM ET

    Consistent with the theme of his latest book, John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics believes Japan is rapidly approaching the end of the road paved with government bonds and a strong currency.

  • How to Trade the Japanese Election Result Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 4:48 AM ET

    The Japanese people have handed Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party the chance to kick-start the country's moribund economy – but which companies could benefit from the LDP's plans?

  • What Stocks to Buy On Japan Election  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 2:15 AM ET

    Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, tells CNBC what stocks to buy on the back of the Japanese election.

  • A Low Yen Is Dependent On Fed & ECB: Pro  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 1:00 AM ET

    Frederic Neumann, MD & co-head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, speaks to CNBC about the aftermath of Japan¿s election and whether the Yen will be pushed lower.

  • Funds to Increase Japan Holdings  Sunday, 16 Dec 2012 | 10:15 PM ET

    Mikihiki Yamamoto, Deputy Head of Research, Ji Asia says that global funds will add more Japan equities to their holdings starting next month.

  • Yen Selloff to Run Out of Steam in Near-Term: Pro  Sunday, 16 Dec 2012 | 9:45 PM ET

    Jonathan Cavenagh, Senior FX Strategist, Westpac Institutional Bank, explains why the yen selloff is set to run out of steam ahead of the BOJ meeting this week.

  • Can Shinzo Abe Deliver On Economic Promises?  Sunday, 16 Dec 2012 | 8:45 PM ET

    Jeff Kingston, Professor, Temple University says that Shinzo Abe's landslide victory is not quite a mandate, explaining why it remains to be seen whether he can succeed on the economic front.

  • Shinzo Abe: Koizumi 2.0?  Sunday, 16 Dec 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    Nicholas Smith, Director and Strategist, CLSA says it's clear that Shinzo Abe sought advice from former prime minister Koizumi. He adds that the clarity and decisiveness from Abe is surprising.

  • Costs of Sacrificing the BOJ's Independence  Sunday, 16 Dec 2012 | 6:20 PM ET

    Russell Jones, Global Head of Fixed Income Strategy, Westpac Institutional Bank says the Bank of Japan's independence is worth sacrificing if it means the economy can emerge from deflation.

  • A Second Chance For Shinzo Abe  Sunday, 16 Dec 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe receives a rare second chance at the top job. And as CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar reports, Abe is hoping his second term in office goes better than his first.

  • Shinzo Abe: Japan's Economic Savior?  Sunday, 16 Dec 2012 | 5:20 PM ET

    Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research, JPMorgan Securities Japan discusses what Shinzo Abe and the LDP will have to consider as they look to lift Japan's economy out of the doldrums.

  • LDP Win Largely Due to Shinzo Abe  Sunday, 16 Dec 2012 | 5:10 PM ET

    Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research, JPMorgan Securities Japan says Abe's clear policy stance helped propel his party to victory. He adds that the new government's attack on deflation will help risk asset markets.