Asian stocks ended mixed early Friday, pressured by a sell-off on Wall Street overnight and as investors reacted to a batch of economic data from Japan and China.» Read More
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.
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 euro has been rising against the dollar, but where it's really moving is against several other currencies, this strategist says.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Paul Mackel, Head of Asia Currency Research, HSBC considers the impact of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's stimulus package on the yen.
Wellian Wiranto from Barclays and Vishnu Varathan, from Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd discuss the impact of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's stimulus on the Japanese economy.
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.