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
Mikihiko Yamato, Deputy Head of Research at Ji Asia, talks about Fast Retailing's recent expansion into U.S. markets, and explains why they will enjoy this adventure.
David Sneddon, global head of technical analysis at Credit Suisse, charts the performance of the Japanese Nikkei and explains why it's like looking like "deja-vu."
Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO at Rogers Investment Advisors tells CNBC's Cash Flow that it's time for stock pickers and hedge funds to move into Japan.
More monetary easing in Japan will present opportunity, Joe Terranova of Virtus Investment Partners says.
Gavin Parry, Managing Director at Parry International Trading tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks it's imperative for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to raise the consumption tax.
Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank says Abenomics needs a buy-in from Japan Inc. in order for the Nikkei to move another leg higher.
Michael Purves, chief global strategist at Weeden & Co, tells CNBC that the economic experiment in Japan is very important but if there's no follow through the Nikkei won't break out of its current range.
Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA says that Japan's domestic consumption story explains the strong results out of this quarter's earnings seasons.
Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank provides instant analysis to Japan's raft of economic data. Despite the weak figures, she remains long-term bullish on the market.
Abenomic-fueled stock market gains in the first quarter through June has sure helped out Japanese financial institutions. The Nikkei's Yukako Ono reports.
Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia at Bank Julius Baer expects dollar/yen to hit 105 by the end of 2013, which will push estimates on EPS growth up by 15-18%. He expects to make 20% returns in Japan over the next 12 months.
The Nikkei went on wild ride on Friday, falling sharply from a two-month peak as volatility returned to Japan's benchmark stock index just before the election on Sunday.
Jeff Kingston, Professor at Temple University-Japan discusses how Japan's upper-house elections over the weekend will strengthen "Abenomics."
Japanese financial markets are shut Monday for a holiday called 'Marine Day,' meant to highlight the importance of the ocean to Japan, which is an island nation.
Ron Napier, Head of Napier Investment Advisors, says 'Abenomics' is simply about getting the yen down to fair value and if that is achieved, the Nikkei could reach 22,000.
What should investors do with equity markets at record highs? Here is a recap of trade tips from today.
Jay Nelson, Senior Editor at Success Stories: Japan Executive Newsletter believes the IPO is just a chance for Suntory's major owners to have a liquidity event and cash out.
Ed Rogers, CEO of Rogers Investment Advisers says he is watching the volume of trade on Suntory's IPO, which is seen as a litmus for investor appetite in Japan.
Lothar Mentel, Chief Investment Officer at Paradigm Group, expects the Nikkei to outperform other indices, and says reaching the 16,000 target would make him "very happy".
Lothar Mentel, CIO at Paradigm Group, explains why he is not worried about monetary tightening and why the recent Nikkei correction has made Japan "attractive" again.