Takahide Kiuchi is often the only dissenting voice on the BOJ board as his proposals are voted down, but two years in, he is looking prescient.
A weaker yen isn't driving up prices in Japan, Goldman Sachs says, because cheaper oil undercuts price pressure.
Barack Obama will make a nice salary this year, but it pales in comparison to the sum Singapore's leader will take in.
A drop in Chinese tourist numbers is driving down shop rentals in Hong Kong, with vacancies increasing in the same prime areas.
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Mixed data and comments from the Fed suggest that the first interest rate hike will occur six months later, says Shane Oliver, head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital.
Andrew Morey, portfolio manager at ASTON LMCG Small Cap Growth Fund, attributes the rally in U.S. biotech shares to "fundamental merits" like clinical advances.
Jeremy Hill, managing director of Old Blackheath Companies, says stimulus measures from China will be positive for global risk markets, but may not necessarily boost U.S. stocks.