Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party won 59 seats out of 127. The result has given a vote of confidence to PM Abe as he faces a crucial upper house election next month.The Nikkei's Makiko Utsuda has more.
Edwin Merner, President of Atlantis Investment Research Corporation, says if you believe Japan's recovery is going to happen, stocks look very cheap right now .
Alain Bokobza, Head of Global Asset Allocation at Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking thinks monetary policy is finally normalizing. He advises investors to leverage on the short leg of the U.S. dollar.
Japan stocks rebound but are not out of bear market territory yet after the previous day's savage sell-off, reports CNBC's Deirdre Wong Morris.
Andrew Leung, Founder of Andrew Leung International Consultants says managing expectations in Japan is crucial at this stage which is what the government is trying to do.
Kathy Lien, Managing Director at BK Asset Management says the focus of Fed's exit talk right now is on tapering asset purchases, not interest rates, which Jon Hilsenrath's article doesn't really focus on.
Scott Redler, Chief Strategic Officer of T3live.com says the Fed may begin to taper QE as early as September if markets & economy stay the course. He also recommends making the most of the weakness in Japan equities.
Viktor Shvets, Macquarie, discusses what's driving the sell-off in Japan's Nikkei and its impact on global markets.
Uncertainty over central banks rolling back stimulus saw the dollar/yen drop below the key 95-handle, reports CNBC's Chloe Cho.
Kathy Matsui, managing director and chief Japan strategist at Goldman Sachs Japan, explains that the latest Asian correction was prompted by "inflated expectations" and where she sees the Nikkei heading.
Find out where Jesper Koll, MD and Head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities Japan, sees longer term investment opportunities in Japan.
David Poh, Regional Head of Asset Allocation at Societe Generale Private Banking recommends staying on the sidelines of Japan's equity market until the upper house election in July.
Japan's benchmark index plunged as much as 6 percent on Thursday in a vicious sell-off, but Glen Wood, Head of Sales, Global, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities explains why he remains long-term bullish on the market.
Softbank's CEO Masayoshi Son now appears highly confident about winning the bidding war with Dish network. One factor that's worked in Son's favor was a contingency plan he had up his sleeve. The Nikkei's Nozomu Kitadai has more.
Despite recent volatility, Japanese companies stand out in one aspect making the Nikkei attractive.
Charles Sizemore, CIO at Sizemore Capital Management explains why Abenomics is not going to be successful.
Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura sees the Nikkei 225 hitting 16,000 by the end of 2013 and highlights possible sectors that have yet to reap the benefits of 'Abenomics'.
Robert Howe, Chief Executive Officer of Geomatrix (H.K.) Ltd says expect less volatility in the Japanese market going forward. Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets joins in the conversation.
Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets says the Bank of Japan is doing the right thing and he still thinks Japan is a buy.
The BOJ will consider taking further steps to curb any spike in bond yields when it debates policy on Tuesday, with the recent market turbulence threatening its stimulus plan.