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  • Nikkei Business Report

    Minutes from the Bank of Japan's recent policy meeting showed there was broad consensus on the need for aggressive easing measures. The Nikkei's Yukako Ono has more.

  • Should You Buy the Nikkei?

    David Sneddon, global head of technical analysis at Credit Suisse, says the Nikkei has reached an "area of resistance" and now is the time to buy.

  • Nikkei Business Report

    The Bank of Japan is set to buy 70% of JGB's, preventing others from investing in them and moving to foreign assets. However, it appears that the weakening yen is a more encouraging factor for them to sell foreign assets. The Nikkei's Yukako Ono reports.

  • Nikkei Business Report

    Mitsubishi Motors shares surged 20% after reporting net profit for the year came in nearly three times its previous forecast. The Nikkei's Sachiko Kishida reports.

  • Nikkei Business Report

    Finance Minister Taro Aso gained the G20 members' understanding after explaining the bold easing measures by the Bank of Japan are aimed at ending the long lasting deflation of Japan and not at weakening the yen. The Nikkei's Kishida Sachiko has more.

  • Nikkei Business Report

    Though the market in Tokyo tumbled, shares of ANA and JAL did not. The top two airline operators' shares took to the sky after reports the U.S. FAA could give the Boeing 787 flight approval as early as June. The Nikkei's Yukako Ono reports.

  • Nikkei Business Report

    Following the Bank of Japan's unprecedented stimulus plan, BoJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said that the Japanese economy has bottomed out and is showing signs of improvement.

  • Stock in 60 Seconds: Fast Retailing

    CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar looks at shares of Fast Retailing in the daily 'Stock in 60' segment, which swung heavily after releasing Q2 operating profits that missed expectations.

  • Chasing the Japanese Money Trail

    Will Oswald, Global Head of FICC Research at Standard Chartered is expecting some of the extra liquidity from BOJ's recent easing to flow into high yield emerging market debt. He says some of the institutional money will go into the Nikkei.

  • Don't Fight the Fed or the BOJ: Expert

    Tim Condon, Head of Research, Asia at ING Financial Markets says North Asia is facing stiff headwinds. He thinks developed market assets will be the trading theme for 2013 due to aggressive easing by the Fed and the BOJ.

  • Yen to Weaken Quickly: Expert

    Chris Weston, institutional dealer at IG Markets, tells CNBC the yen should weaken further and says the Nikkei should go higher, after the Bank of Japan's stimulus measures.

  • The Nikkei surged by up to 4.7 percent a day after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) gave investors what they were waiting for, and analysts say the current rally is gaining a momentum of its own and not simply riding on a weakening yen.

  • BoJ's Aggressive Moves

    James Ashley, Senior Economist at RBC Capital Markets says the Bank of Japan is pulling out all the stops to achieve the 2% inflation target. He shares his analysis on the BoJ's latest policy announcements.

  • Nikkei A Better Bet Than Europe: CIO

    Steen Jakobsen, chief economist & CIO at Saxo Bank, tells CNBC why he likes the Nikkei better than many European markets.

  • Nikkei Business Report

    Japan's central bank will hold its first 2-day policy board meeting under the new leadership tomorrow, and new chief Haruhiko Kuroda has reaffirmed all options are still on the table to meet the 2% inflation target. The Nikkei's Sachiko Kishida reports.

  • Improving Japan's Corporate Sentiment

    Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group, explains why it will be difficult to get Japanese corporations to invest overseas.

  • The bumper run in Japanese equities is just getting started, according to investment strategists, who expect larger gains ahead.

  • Investors watch the electronic board at a stock exchange hall in Huaibei, China.

    Asian equities could deliver gains of 20 percent by the end of the year, according to HSBC.

  • Expect Retreats, Then Upside for Yen, Nikkei

    Daryl Guppy, CEO at Guppytraders.com says investors should watch for initial consolidation in the yen and the Nikkei. He then expects the yen to reach parity and the Nikkei to hit 13,500.

  • Nikkei Business Report

    The Japanese government said today that a research team has successfully extracted natural gas from methane hydrate, or "burnable ice". The resource poor country looks to take advantage of this discovery. The Nikkei's Sachiko Kishida has more.