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Asian shares open on the back foot

Asia markets open lower on Monday; Nikkei 225 is down 0.31 percent as dollar/yen hovers at 100 levels.


Santelli: Lesson to be learned about what's going on in Japan

CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, bank of Japan and the U.S. dollar.


Pisani: Relief rally in the Nikkei

CNBC's Bob Pisani looks ahead at the day's market action including Japanese stocks reacting to the Bank of Japan policy meeting.


Bank of Japan criticized for behaving like ‘control freaks’

Changes to the Bank of Japan’s monetary stimulus program are being criticized by some who say the bank's members are behaving like “control freaks”.


Bank of Japan modifies monetary policy

Japan's central bank changed its focus to target interest rates in an attempt to reach its inflation goal, reports CNBC's Akiko Fujita.


Latest performance from Bank of Japan fails to shock and awe analysts

The financial markets may have approved of the BOJ's paradigm shift on Wednesday, sending shares higher and the yen lower, but analysts called it a damp squib.


Nikkei climbs, yen falls as BOJ modifies monetary policy framework

Japanese shares closed higher, after the Bank of Japan announced it would modify its monetary policy framework.


Bank of Japan announces major policy overhaul in latest bid to goose economy

Japan's central bank kept rates steady but issued a plethora of fresh changes to its policy approach on Wednesday.


Here's what the BOJ should do

LGT Capital Partners' Mikio Kumada says the BOJ should target significant growth in nominal GDP instead of inflation indices.


Will the BOJ be able to lift the Nikkei this time?

The dollar/yen has been falling every time after a BOJ meeting instead of increasing, says Credit Agricole's David Forrester.