LONDON, July 29- The yen jumped on Friday and the biggest rise in Japanese government bond yields in years lifted sovereign borrowing costs around the world, after the Bank of Japan's latest measures to boost growth and inflation fell short of investor expectations. Japan's Nikkei rose, and European indices rose on the back of better-than-expected results... » Read More
With the dust settling on the BOJ's surprise shock-and-awe easing campaign last month, the huge rally in Japan shares could stall.
Japanese shares breached the 17,000 threshold for the first time since October 2007 early Tuesday. Daniel Wiener, CEO of Adviser Investments, discusses the stock rally.
Japan's Nikkei index has taken a rollercoaster ride so far this week, and some analysts believe traders should strap in for more turbulence.
Geoff Kendrick, Head of Asia FX & Rates Strategy at Morgan Stanley, says the government's cabinet reshuffle indicates that Abenomics is moving forward, which is positive for stocks.
Hiroyasu Sato, Chief Portfolio Manager, Tokio Marine Asset Management, describes reasons why investors should remain bullish on Japanese stocks.
Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, says investors realize that fears relating to the tax hike may be overblown. He also discusses the impact of the pension fund revamp on stocks.
Hartmut Issel, Head of Equity, Credit & Macro APAC, Chief Investment Office Wealth Management at UBS, explains why the yen may offer better investment opportunities than the benchmark Nikkei.
Japanese markets are "surprised" at the economy's resilience after April's sales tax hike, says Sean Darby, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Jefferies.
Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura, says improved corporate governance and better macro economic conditions make Japanese shares a compelling buy right now.
Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities Japan, expects a rise in Japanese corporate spending to give the Nikkei index a boost.
Nicholas Weindling, Fund Manager at JP Morgan Asset Management, explains why he's positive on the Japanese economy.
Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN, says Japan's benchmark Nikkei index may fall below 10,000 points if Prime Minister Abe fails to raise inflation.
Ben Collett, Head, Asian Equities at Sunrise Brokers, explains why SoftBank shares will continue to decline despite news of Alibaba's long-awaited U.S. listing.
Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Bank, attributes the decline of Japanese shares to the lack of a TPP agreement during U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Tokyo.
John Vail, chief global strategist at Nikko Asset Management, says Japanese stocks will return to being a earnings-driven market.
Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, expects the Japanese benchmark index to test the resistance level of 15,500 in the near term.
While having a neutral call for Japanese shares, Eddy Loh, Equity Strategist for Asia at Barclays, explains why there are still opportunities investors can capitalize on in the near-term.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks with Matt Maley of Miller Tabak & Co., about the state of commodities.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks with Matt Maley of Miller Tabak & Co., about the direction of Japan's Nikkeiand how it compares to U.S. markets.
Eddie Tam, CEO of Central Asset Investments, is neutral on Japanese markets and doesn't see a promising outlook ahead.