The Bank Of Japan Is Directly Behind The Nikkei’s 5-Year Rally

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From Tyler Durden: A year ago, we noted that The Bank of Japan (BoJ) was a Top 10 holder in 90% of Japanese stocks. In December, we showed that BoJ was the biggest buyer of Japanese stocks in 2016.
NYSE:EWJ May 6, 2017 7:39am

Bank Of Japan Surprises No One, Leaves Policy & Outlook Unchanged

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From Tyler Durden: Confirming the expectations of all 41 economists, The Bank of Japan changed absolutely nothing about its monetary policy tonight following The Fed's 3rd rate hike in 11 years.
NYSE:EWJ March 16, 2017 9:11am

Japanese ETFs In Focus As Bank Of Japan Kicks Off QE Tapering

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From Tyler Durden: With the Fed expected to further tighten financial conditions following its now guaranteed March 15 rate hike, and the ECB recently announcing the tapering of its QE program from €80 to €60 billion monthly having run into a substantial scarcity of eligible collateral, the third big central bank - the BOJ - appears to have also quietly commenced its own monteary tightening.
NYSE:EWJ March 13, 2017 6:56am

Bank of Japan Boosts Bond Purchases Ahead Of Fed Rate Hike

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From Tyler Durden: Having seen 10Y JGB yields spike to 10bps (the highest since February), The Bank of Japan has decided enough is enough and intervened to bring yields back to the stable 0.00% level they decree as fair.
NYSE:EWJ December 14, 2016 6:37am

These Japanese Currency ETFs Deserve Some Post-BOJ Attention

With the Bank of Japan's recent landmark statement behind us, it pays to look at all aspects of the Japanese markets to see where the best investing opportunities may lie.
NYSE:DBV September 22, 2016 1:08pm

Goldman Sachs: Bank of Japan Probably Cannot Control Yield Curve

Despite the Bank of Japan's recent assertion that it will attempt to control the yield curve on its domestic bonds, and thereby aid reeling Japanese banks, Goldman Sachs notes that it may not actually be possible.
NYSE:EWJ

Key Bank of Japan Decision Due This Week

From Tyler Durden: The Bank of Japan will unveil the results of its several months-long economic study this week, and the results will be important for U.S. markets as well.
NYSE:EWJ September 18, 2016 9:56am

Two Japan ETFs To Buy Right Now [WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund, Proshares Trust II]

japanese GDP growthJim Bach: There's a great opportunity for investors right now to profit from the global money-printing craze. Two Japan ETF (exchange-traded fund) investments, in particular, are headed higher in 2015.
NYSE:DXJ March 13, 2015 3:11pm

Nasdaq Drop Is A Major Buying Opportunity [Facebook Inc, Tesla Motors Inc, Amazon.com, Inc., Twitter Inc, LinkedIn Corp]

nasdaqJon Markman: Stocks have been under pressure in the past couple of weeks over concerns that central banks around the world are backing away from their commitment to monetary stimulus at a time when the global economy has still not sufficiently
NASDAQ:QQQ April 15, 2014 10:38am

The Japanese Debt Bomb Could Set Off Global Panic At Any Moment

japanese GDP growthHow much is 1,000,000,000,000,000 yen worth?  Well, a quadrillion yen is worth approximately 10.5 trillion dollars.  It is an amount of money that is larger than the "the economies of Germany, France and the U.K. combined".  It is such an astounding
NYSE:EEM August 12, 2013 12:39pm

ETF Spotlight: Bull and Bear ETFs To Play The Japanese Yen

new etfsSome investors are now thinking that the investment case in Japan has changed. The country appears to be going all in on fighting deflation, as evidenced by recent aggressive monetary easing policies
NYSE:FXY April 22, 2013 12:12am

Who’s Hot and Who’s Not In The ETF World

best and worstLast week was a mixed bag overall for the U.S. equity market. The Fed kept its hand steady on its QE program, leaving many investors to focus internationally instead.
NYSE:FJP March 28, 2013 11:09am

iShares MSCI Japan Index ETF Signaling Continued Bull Trend? (EWJ, MTU, HMC, TM)

japanese GDP growthEric Dutram: Amid shakiness in the developed world, Japan seems to be potentially back on track after a long time. The new Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has promised to resurrect the economy and to prevent uncontrolled rise of the currency.
NYSE:EWJ February 19, 2013 7:05pm

Breaking Down The Currency Wars (FXE, UUP, FXY, EUO, FXB, FXC, FXA)

currency1Martin Hutchinson: It's war by other means. With the Bank of Japan now buying government bonds and targeting an inflation rate of 2%, a global race to the bottom is on again.
NYSE:FXA February 5, 2013 12:54am

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