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The yen is surging after Japan's central bank decided to keep its deposit rate and base money target unchanged.
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The Bank of Japan left monetary policy steady on Thursday, surprising several market players who were widely expecting a hefty dose of stimulus.
Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi, discusses the market's reaction to the Bank of Japan's vote against further stimulus.
It's too early to determine the outcome of negative rates, but what's key now is structural reform, says Hennessy Japan Fund's Masakazu Takeda.
Westpac Bank's Robert Rennie says he expects further yen strength and Nikkei weakness given that the BOJ did not act despite the need for action.
After the BOJ stood pat, the Abe administration is under increased pressure to carry out fiscal action, says Fan Cheuk Wan from HSBC Private Bank.
The BOJ will ease policy but it is unlikely that they will cut negative interest rates deeper, notes Kevin Leung from Haitong Intl Securities Group.
JPMorgan Asset Management's Kerry Craig says there ought to be fiscal and structural changes to support the monetary policy in Japan.
The BOJ will have to make a move, given softer economic data and negative rates' impact on financial markets, says Kerry Craig from JPMorgan AM.
Invesco Asset Management Japan's Alex Sato says Japan's recent economic data are a mixed bag and expects the BOJ to hold off on stimulus until June.
Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.3 percent in March from a year earlier, government data showed on Thursday.
Scott Mather, PIMCO Chief Investment Officer U.S. Core Strategies, looks ahead to the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan policy statements.
If BOJ were to cut rates further into negative territory, it has to clearly explain that this won't hurt individuals in Japan, notes UBP's Kieran Calder.
The recent earthquake in Japan might provide the basis for more aggressive-than-expected BOJ easing, says Columbia Threadneedle Investments' Jeff Knight.