CNBC's Geoff Cutmore and Steve Sedgwick speak about monetary policy from major central banks.
Stronger employment isn't as much of a focus as whether or not it's translating into wage growth, says Sean Yokota, head of Asia strategy at SEB.
Jesper Koll of the Wisdom Tree Japan, says changes in corporate Japan bode well for a sustained economic recovery.
Gold slipped back below $1,275 an ounce on Tuesday as the dollar rose against the euro.
If inflation in Japan continues to trend up, there won’t be any need for the BOJ to shift its target, says Takuji Okubo of Japan Macro Advisors.
Gold prices rose on Wednesday as weaker-than-expected U.S. data pushed the dollar lower.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the latest comments from global central bankers at a conference in Germany.
The Bank of Japan governor said Monday that rising economic growth is increasing chances of hitting the 2 percent inflation target.
Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz, speaks about global central banks normalizing monetary policy.
It would be surprising if the current Bank of Japan governor were not reappointed, a top Barclays economist said.
The Fed is balancing rising rates with market and economic stability — something the next chair wouldn't disrupt, says Mohamed El-Erian.
Gold slipped on Tuesday as the dollar recovered and precious metals investors turned cautious ahead of central bank meetings this week.
The dollar index was on track for its best month since February.
Japan's economy has grown for six consecutive quarters, but the country's 2 percent inflation target remains elusive.
The Japanese economy is moving along, but the greater challenge will be for lawmakers to pass structural reforms in the labor market, says Mark Todd of National Australia Bank
A consumption tax hike in Japan is inevitable, and the current Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda is likely to get a second term, says Eisuke Sakikabara of Aoyama Gakuin University.
Elias Haddad, senior currency strategist, Commonwealth Bank, says continued headwinds in getting higher prices in Japan means more downside for the yen.
Nicholas Smith, Japan strategist, CLSA, says the Bank of Japan is clearly going to keep aggressive policy in place until inflation responds strongly.
Investors took profit and grew cautious amid news that President Donald Trump's former campaign manager faces conspiracy charges.
Investors bet that an emphatic election victory for Japan's ruling party would see a continuation of the ultra-loose "Abenomics" policy.