Tai Hui, J.P. Morgan Funds, provides insight to President Obama's meeting with Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, where the political leaders are expected to talk about trade, economic and military ties.
Joe Zidle, portfolio strategist at Richard Bernstein Advisors, says Tuesday's dismal retail sales will increase pressure on the Bank of Japan to introduce more stimulus, which is good for stocks.
Mikio Kumada, executive director & global strategist at LGT Capital Partners, says the Nasdaq Composite is recovering lost grounds from 15 years ago and says China's market rally isn't justified by earnings among A-shares.
Mark Tinker, head of AXA Framlington Asia, explains what's underpinning the buoyant sentiment in Japan after the Nikkei 225 breached the 20,000-point mark on Wednesday.
Are stocks around the world more attractive than American equities? Andrew Burkly of Oppenheimer and Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com discuss with Morgan Brennan.
Japan's Nikkei 225 remains an attractive market, thanks to a weak yen, lower oil prices and a pick-up in the nation's consumer spending, says Nicholas Smith, Japan strategist at CLSA.
CNBC's Dominic Chu on an important milestone for traders in Tokyo today and what's behind the Nikkei's rise.
Chris Konstantinos, director Of International Portfolio Management, Riverfront Investment Group, says Japanese stocks are in a "not too hot and not too cold" scenario with more "meaningful upside."
Richard Jerram, chief economist at Bank of Singapore, says foreign investors are worried about the state of Japan's economy.
Jason Trennert, Strategas Research, provides his call on where he is seeing the best investment opportunities, including a lot of 'potential' in Japanese stocks.
Amir Anvarzadeh, director of Japan Equity sales at BGC Securities, says investors can start shorting Nintendo at 19,500 yen on Thursday because the partnership with DeNA is unlikely to give the firm a huge boost.
Mohammed Apabhai, head of Asia Pacific Trading Strategies at Citi, says the liquidity provided by the Bank of Japan is fueling the market rally in Japan.
Tim Seymour, CIO of Triogem Asset Management, says the inverse correlation between the yen and Japanese stock prices has broken down hence investors need to be cautious on exporter stocks.
Daryl Liew, head of portfolio management at REYL Singapore, remains positive on Japanese shares due to strong earnings momentum.
Paul Gambles, co-Founder of MBMG Group, explains why he thinks only "speculators and lunatics" are investing in Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index.
Factors like attractive valuation and shareholder-friendly policies make Japanese stock market a worthy investment, says Kirk West, Asia CEO of Principal Global Investors.
As Japan exits technical recession, Tapan Datta, head of global asset allocation at Aon Hewitt, says the "picture is far from benign" as there's very little growth in the Japanese economy.
Jonathan Brodsky, managing director at Advisory Research, says Japan's corporate governance reforms will pick up steam this year, offering real long-term opportunities in the stock market.
Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, outlines how global risk events like the political upheaval in Greece could move Japan's benchmark index and the yen.
Chris Watling, CEO of Longview Economics, says Japan possesses the greatest potential for change, which will generate market upside and earnings growth in the long run.