TOKYO, Feb 5- Japanese government bond prices soared on Friday, with the benchmark 10- year yield edging near zero percent after Japanese share prices plunged on a rise in the yen, undermining any benefits from the Bank of Japan's negative interest rates. The 10- year yield fell 3.0 basis points to 0.025 percent. The five-year yield fell 3.5 basis points to minus...» Read More
Stephen Davies, CEO of Javelin Wealth Management, explains why he likes developed markets, especially Japan, for buying opportunities.
Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO of Rogers Investment Advisors, says active portfolio management will be more effective and efficient as Japanese corporate earnings become more volatile this year.
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CNBC's Tokyo bureau chief Kaori Enjoji explains that the yen has been knocked lower on rumors that Abe may flesh out growth strategies at a scheduled speech on Thursday.
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Stephen Sheung, Head of Investment Strategy at SHK Private explains his bullish calls on the Japanese markets.
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Jeff Kingston, Professor at Temple University-Japan discusses how Japan's upper-house elections over the weekend will strengthen "Abenomics."