Daryl Guppy, CEO, Guppytraders.com charts the Nikkei 225 while Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS discusses the outlook for Japanese manufacturers and its investment focus in Southeast Asia.
Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy, Westpac Bank predicts there will be at least one more rate cut by the RBA, sometime in February or March.
The dollar was lifted by safe-haven buying as investors fled higher-yielding assets and bought safer U.S. instruments
The latest 'fiscal cliff' impasse trips up risk-sensitve currencies and a lower growth forecast dents the krona - it's time for your FX Fix.
Michael Woolfolk, MD & Senior Currency Strategist, BNY Mellon says there is profit-taking on the short yen position following the BOJ's policy decision, foreseeing big moves in all of the yen crosses.
Currencies held to tight ranges in thin pre-holiday trade Thursday, with the euro see-sawing against the U.S. dollar while investors struggle to gauge developments on U.S. budget talks.
Hamish Pepper, FX Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays Capital shares his outlook for the yen.
David Greene, Senior Corp FX Dealer, Western Union Business Solutions says he expects the USD/JPY to pare back to 81 over the next 6 months as expectations over the BOJ's easing measures settle down.
Stephen Davies, CEO, Javelin Wealth Management outlines why despite a change in government, not much else will change in the world's third-largest economy.
The euro hit a 16-month high against the yen and an 8 1/2-month peak versus the dollar, bolstered by German business confidence data and optimism about Greece.
German business confidence lifts the euro and easing expectations dent the yen - it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Deidre Wang Morris says the weak yen is fueling a rally in Japanese equities.
Nizam Idris, MD, head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies at Macquarie speculates about the impact of BoJ easing on the yen.
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist, RBS says the rate at which the BOJ is expanding its balance sheet is on par with the Fed's plan for next year. He says USD/JPY is clearly on an upward trend and could hit 90 very quickly.
Jesper Bargmann, Head of G11 SPOT FX, Asia Pacific, RBS says USD/JPY should continue on its trend lower as the BOJ may adopt further easing measures in its first policy meeting following the LDP's win.
Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management says the Australian dollar is overvalued but he sees a possibility of it being used in a yen carry trade if the yen weakens.
Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management says a recovering U.S economy will help bring global growth in 2013 to 3%.
Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank advises investors not to place heavy easing expectations on the Bank of Japan. He says the right way to play yen crosses is to wait until there is greater confirmation of easing measures.
Consistent with the theme of his latest book, John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics believes Japan is rapidly approaching the end of the road paved with government bonds and a strong currency.