CLSA's Nicholas Smith says Japan's Q2 had been expected to slow on-quarter, given the Kumamoto earthquakes and the leap year effect on Q1.
Japan's economy failed to grow on a quarterly basis during the April-June period, with gross domestic product coming in flat.
Japan Q2 GDP is likely to show a modest recovery with some growth coming through, says WisdomTree Japan CEO Jesper Koll.
The FX market will likely trade in a range until September, awaiting announcements from the BOJ and the Fed, says ABN AMRO Bank's Roy Teo.
Demand for the Kiwi dollar is strong because of the growth and yield that New Zealand offers, says CIBC's Patrick Bennett.
Japan's stronger-than-expected machinery orders are just an aberration, says Compass Global Markets' Tony Boyadjian.
Daniel Morris, senior investment strategist at BNP Paribas, discusses central bank monetary policy and its impact on economic growth.
There is talk of BOJ's Kuroda coming up with a range for the asset purchase program, says Parry International Trading's Gavin Parry.
Investors face another busy week in Asia, with important Chinese economic data, Australian earnings and key central bank decisions due.
The rise in global markets is based on momentum and not an improvement of fundamentals, says OCBC Bank's Vasu Menon.
Sterling saw its biggest falls since the aftermath of June's Brexit vote.
According to Warren Buffett's preferred method for valuing the stock market, the reward does not justify the risk, says trader Brian Kelly.
ING Financial Markets' Asia Research Head Tim Condon says the BOE will introduce more quantitative easing and is expecting the sterling to fall.
Negative rates and radical political parties are clouding Europe's outlook, warns INSEAD's Mihov.
Central bankers are pushing the economy to the brink, says Michael Pento. Here's the mistake they're making.
The dollar gained as ADP jobs data revealed new U.S. private sector jobs, suggesting an improving labor market.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch's chief Japan FX strategist, Shusuke Yamada, outlines the challenging landscape for the BOJ.
Japan's government spending plan, panned as not big enough, may have already had one big effect: Pushing negative bond yields toward the zero line.
The market is waiting for the end of negative interest rates policies before yields can go up, says Vanda Research's CEO, Jason Ambrose.
USD/JPY is stuck in range with verbal intervention kicking in at the 100 level, says Bank of Singapore's FX strategist, Sim Moh Siong.