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  • USD/JPY To Pull Back to 81 in 6 Months: Pro

    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?

    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.

  • The euro hit a 16-month high against the yen and an 8 1/2-month peak versus the dollar, bolstered by German business confidence data and optimism about Greece.

  • German business confidence lifts the euro and easing expectations dent the yen - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Nikkei Surges to 8.5-Month High

    CNBC's Deidre Wang Morris says the weak yen is fueling a rally in Japanese equities.

  • Impact of BoJ Easing on the Yen

    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?

    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.

  • Further BOJ Easing to Come After Abe's Win

    Jesper Bargmann, Head of G11 SPOT FX, Asia Pacific, RBS says USD/JPY should continue on its trend lower as the BOJ may adopt further easing measures in its first policy meeting following the LDP's win.

  • Yen Carry Trade For the AUD?

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management says the Australian dollar is overvalued but he sees a possibility of it being used in a yen carry trade if the yen weakens.

  • 2013: A Better Year For Global Economy?

    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 Place Heavy Expectations on the BOJ

    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.

  • 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.

  • The victory by Japan's Liberal Democratic Party fueled hopes for more monetary stimulus and sent the yen into a tailspin - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • 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?

  • Technical Look at the Markets: Apple

    Geoff Wilkinson, head of technical strategy at Whitman Howard, joins CNBC for a technical look at Apple, Euro vs Dollar and the Euro vs Yen.

  • What Stocks to Buy on Japan Election

    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

    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 Add More Japan Next Year

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

  • Yen Sell-off to Run Out of Steam in Near-Term: Pro

    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.

  • Shinzo Abe's Victory is a Catalyst for Monetary Policy: Pro

    Paul Krake, Founder, View from the Peak: Macro Strategies explains how the LDP's electoral triumph will finally bring about structural yen weakness, thanks to Abe's aggressive stance on monetary policy.