Noted bond investor Bill Gross weighs in on the Fed's latest minutes.
The Bank of England governor took a positive first step by signalling a clear commitment to monetary stability, says LGT Capital Partners' Mikio Kumada.
The fact that bond yields are very low and falling is disconcerting, says Eastspring Investments' Nicholas Ferres.
Pitting the bulls and bears against each other to see whether "TINA" or the slower earnings story wins out in the second half of 2016.
The U.S. dollar tumbled against the safe-haven yen Friday amid uncertainty over the fallout from Britain's vote to exit the EU.
The BOJ will likely introduce further policy easing through a ramp-up of JGB and equity purchase program, says Macquarie's Gareth Berry.
The Tankan survey was taken prior to Brexit, so business sentiment could actually be far worse, says Natixis Japan Securities' Kohei Iwahara.
Soggy economic data and a sharp rise in the yen may force the Bank of Japan to provide more stimulus next month, analysts say.
The Tankan survey will likely reflect a drop in business sentiment and push the BOJ to ease in July, says Capital Economics' Marcel Thieliant.
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) is the central bank most likely to adopt "helicopter money" policy but not in its traditional sense, an economist told CNBC.
Whether such an accord exists is not only hard to establish, it is also irrelevant, says JPMorgan's Jehangir Aziz.
The euro and sterling spiked higher, as markets regained some appetite for risk.
Europacifica Consulting's Naomi Fink says she expects Bank of Japan and Ministry of Finance to tackle the existing currency volatility.
If the BOJ cuts rates or expands its JGB purchases, it might actually raise volatility in the JGB market, says ABN AMRO's Roy Teo.
Japan's policymakers can't do much to yank the yen off the peaks it's scaled since the Brexit vote, Goldman's chief Japan strategist warned.
Standard Chartered's Robert Minikin says as dollar/yen dipped below 100 on Friday, there was increased demand for overseas FX by onshore pension funds.
According to estimates, every 10-yen drop could hit operating profits growth by 4-5 percentage points, explains Goldman Sachs Japan's Kathy Matsui.
Goldman Sachs's Kathy Matsui says Japanese currency intervention would carry political risks and might not be effective in any case.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he's told Finance Minister Taro Aso to watch currency markets and take steps if necessary.
Japanese officials will likely step in if there is a reasonable period of dollar/yen staying below 100, says Westpac Bank's Robert Rennie.