Bank of Japan


  • Sell Euro-Dollar on Greek Debt Talks: Strategist  Sunday, 18 Nov 2012 | 9:45 PM ET

    David Forrester, Senior Vice President of G10 FX Strategy at Macquarie, suggests selling the euro against the dollar on rallies back towards the 1.30 level as Greek financing talks will likely have limited impact.

  • Yen Intervention Will Hurt JGB Market: Pro  Sunday, 18 Nov 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets Research, ANZ says Japan is likely to hurt fiscal financing if it succeeds in lowering the yen, as JGB yields will probably rise above 1% with more policy intervention.

  • Yen to Weaken If BOJ Takes Aggressive Stance  Sunday, 18 Nov 2012 | 5:20 PM ET

    Russell Jones, Global Head of Fixed Income Strategy, Westpac Institutional Bank sees a prolonged period of yen weakness if the Bank of Japan takes a more aggressive stance, following the potential leadership changes in Japan.

  • How to Trade the Pre-Thanksgiving Calm Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    The currency markets should be less volatile ahead of the U.S. holiday, and that means good news for a key risk-sensitive currency.

  • Are the Days of a Strong Japanese Yen Numbered? Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 9:56 PM ET

    Yet another change of leadership in Japan and the prospect of more aggressive monetary easing have sent the safe haven yen tumbling to a six-month low and currency strategists tell CNBC the days of a strong yen may finally be over.

  • Yen Rally to Stay: Pro  Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Ed Moya, Chief Currency Strategist at Trading Advantage says that Japan's intervention in the currency market has not helped much and that the yen rally is set to stay for a little bit longer.

  • Low Inflation to Hurt Yen: Pro  Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Michael Woolfolk, MD & Senior Currency Strategist at BNY Mellon says the nominal dollar-yen rate will continue to decline if inflation continues to stay near 0% in Japan.

  • Yen Sags, Dollar Drifts, Greece Goes for Austerity Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 7:58 AM ET

    Greece bites the bullet and Japanese GDP sags — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • What Will Save the Japanese Economy? Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 1:59 AM ET

    The Japanese economy shrank in the third quarter — the first time since last year — prodding the world’s third biggest economy into recession and prompting its central bank to announce that it will continue “powerful monetary easing” to boost growth.

  • Sandy's Winds Could Lift the Dollar: Pro Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 4:27 PM ET

    Natural disasters often boost risk aversion, and Sandy is probably no exception.

  • The Bank of Japan falls short and Europeans go shopping — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • BoJ Eases Policy for 2nd Consecutive Month  Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 2:30 AM ET

    Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, tells CNBC that the Bank of Japan wants to appear on track but the market perception is that they are falling behind and wanted stronger measures.

  • BOJ Needs to Signal Intervention Will Be Open-Ended  Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 10:40 PM ET

    Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered, says the BOJ's asset purchase plan should only be the start of its monetary intervention policy.

  • BOJ Stimulus Needs Revitalization: Pro  Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 8:59 PM ET

    Richard Jerram, Chief Economist, Bank of Singapore says the Bank of Japan will probably only inject a 'token' amount of liquidity at its policy meeting. He feels a new leader with a more aggressive approach is needed.

  • The Bank of Japan is tipped to ease monetary policy on Tuesday by expanding its asset-purchase program for a second straight month and analysts reckon it won’t be the last time either as the central bank ramps up its efforts to prop up a weak economy.

  • Sell Euro Above 1.31 on Weak Euro Zone Outlook  Sunday, 28 Oct 2012 | 10:43 PM ET

    Tom Averill, Managing Director at Rochford Capital suggests selling the EUR/USD above 1.31 on a bearish outlook for the euro zone as Spain and Greece are likely to face more troubles ahead.

  • BOJ Needs to Stimulate Economy  Sunday, 28 Oct 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist, CIBC says that Japan needs to do a lot more to stimulate its economy.

  • How to Trade the Yen's Slide Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 2:53 PM ET

    Investors are eagerly awaiting more easing from the Bank of Japan, but this strategist says the trading opportunity is not so simple.

  • Where the Dollar Goes From Here Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 4:10 PM ET

    Companies are blaming disappointing earnings on a strong dollar. This pro says they can breathe easier in the fourth quarter.

  • BOJ to Lead Asia's Central Banks Easing Push  Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 11:37 PM ET

    Thio Chin Loo, Senior Currency Strategist at BNP Paribas, says the BOJ looks set to ease at its Oct 30 meeting and suggests other Asian central banks could follow suit.