# USDJPY

#USDJPY



Brent Oil

Oil-linked currencies gain with the commodity’s rise; dollar retreats

As the Asian trading session is coming to a close, the dollar is modestly down while commodity-linked currencies, such as the loonie, are gaining ground versus the greenback on the back...
Japanese Yen

Is the USDJPY Rally Ready to Resume?

The Dollar Yen’s resurgence has been moderated over the past few days by the presence of the 100 day EMA but the pair’s underlying bullishness may shine through shortly. Indeed, a...
Euro

Markets: The Week Ahead 23rd June 2017

A snapshot view of the calendar for next week and commentary on potential catalyst of data of interest. USD: GDP revisions don’t tend to be the most exciting of releases, not helped by...
Currencies

White Knights and Nervous Nellies

Falling oil prices continue to temper sentiment in global macro markets and while the Nervous Nellies take solace as oil prices base overnight, don’t get too comfortable as the Oil patch...
New Zealand Dollar

Kiwi lifted by positive RBNZ growth outlook; oil prices deteriorate on supply glut concerns

The New Zealand dollar jumped after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand said the country’s growth outlook remained positive. Sterling held onto gains after the hawkish comments from Bank of England’s...
US Dollar

Dollar firms on hawkish Fed speakers; sterling in focus ahead of speeches by BoE...

The US dollar was firmer on the back of hawkish comments from Federal Reserve officials. Sterling held onto Monday’s losses as all eyes turn to the mansion House speeches later by...
Japanese Yen

USD/JPY Likely to Remain Bullish in the Week Ahead

The USDJPY was strongly positive throughout most of last week as the pair rallied strongly in response to the U.S. Fed’s decision to hike interest rates. Subsequently, the pair closed the...
France

Euro steady as Macron set to win legislative elections; sterling in focus as Brexit...

The euro was supported by news that French President Emmanuel Macron won a majority in Sunday’s legislative elections. Sterling was steady ahead of the start of Brexit talks in Brussels today. In...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

JP trade slips to a deficit, GBPJPY, USDJPY

Increased imports from China and Australia tipped Japan's trade into surplus in May. GBPJPY and USDJPY remain supported and may provide bullish opportunities as the week progresses. Japan’s trade dippedback into deficit...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

Yen softer after BoJ makes no change to monetary policy or economic outlook; dollar...

The yen weakened after the Bank of Japan (BoJ) left monetary policy unchanged today while the US dollar remained firm after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday. The BoJ announced...
US Dollar

Dollar slightly down ahead of Fed meeting; Kiwi at 3½-month high

The dollar was slightly down as the Asian trading session was coming to a halt. The New Zealand dollar recovered after initially dropping as the country’s current account deficit as a...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

Can the Dollar Yen Recover Despite the Comey Drama?

The Dollar Yen has slowed the pace of its recent downtrend and, in fact, it has actually begun to recover modestly. However, given the ongoing Trump/Comey saga, the fundamental outlook isn't...
Japanese Yen

Slight Risk Aversion Seen With Thursday in Mind

European equity markets are expected to open a little lower on Tuesday, in-keeping with the moderate risk aversion that we’ve seen overnight and as traders look ahead to a number of...
US Dollar

Dollar firmer after ADP jobs; all eyes on NFP; oil drops after US decision...

The dollar consolidated gains made after a solid ADP jobs report on Thursday which gave investors optimism that today’s non-farm payrolls number could also be upbeat. This would strengthen expectations for...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

JPY: Get Ready For A Summer Rally In USD/JPY? What’s The Trade?

Bank of America Merrill Lynch FX Strategy Research expects a summer rally in USD/JPY. Such a potential rally, according to BofAML, should be backed by receding external political risks, inexpensive valuation, and solid fundamentals. In particular,...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

Euro slips on dovish Draghi; yen gains on risk aversion

The euro came under pressure on dovish comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. The yen was supported by general risk off sentiment in the markets today. Safe haven gold...
Currencies

All aboard the Euro train

All aboard the Euro train Equity investors for the most part investors remained chiefly on the sidelines with no major data releases with few disruptive headlines.But there was animated action on the...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

JP trade surplus narrows, USD/JPY could bounce before losses resume

Price action on USDJPY suggests gains on the near-term, yet the corrective price action also points lower further out. Imports increased by 15.1% to beat the 14.8% expected to show a pick-up...
British Pound

Pound breaks above the $1.30 resistance

The pound couldn’t resist to the 2.3% monthly rise in UK retail sales, versus 1.1% expected and -1.8% printed a month earlier. Cable finally broke above the $1.30 level and rallied...
Australia

Aussie jumps after jobs data; greenback pauses decline

The US dollar rebounded against its major counterparts today after having tumbled sharply in the past two days due to political turmoil surrounding US President Donald Trump. The aussie jumped on...
Japan

Stress in Japanese corporate bonds seen as a sign of things to come

Yields are rising in Japan's tiny corporate bond market as traders pre-emptively brace for the Bank of Japan to stop being buyer of last resort, making this market a microcosm of...
Japanese Yen

Japan hits 5 quarters of growth

GDP beat expectations to live up to the BoJ’s expectations of a brighter outlook, although the deflator underwhelmed. Annualised GDP expanded by 2.2% YoY vs 1.7% expected and 1.4% from prior, whilst...
Euro Dollar

Dollar extends losses on US political concerns; euro rises to $1.11

The main focus of the markets in Asia today was on US political concerns as President Donald Trump continued to create controversy. Risk aversion led to a stronger safe haven yen...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

USD/JPY: Watch For Equity-Commodity Gap; Where To Target

Danske FX Strategy Research notes that USD/JPY has rallied sharply since mid-April, as equity markets and US yields have rebounded. In that regard, Danske argues that the key driver for USD/JPY remains relative interest...
Stock Exchange - FTSE 100 Index

FTSE renews record on oil, commodities

A massive global cyber-attack hit more than 200’000 computers in 150 countries since Friday. Businesses across all industries are expected to be affected. The UK’s NHS (National Health Service) warned that...

Dollar under pressure; oil jumps on hopes of extending OPEC deal

he dollar came under pressure against most major counterparts but rose against the yen. Oil prices jumped higher on expectations that oil production cuts will be extended to next year. The...
FTSE 100 Stocks

FTSE above 7400p as pound abandons $1.30

The FTSE 100 found buyers at the Friday’s open, as the Bank of England (BoE) meeting temporarily dented the appetite in the pound market. The temporary pause in GBP appreciation encouraged...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

Dollar remains below 114-yen; focus on upcoming US data and Fed speakers

Currency markets were relatively quiet during the Asian session, partly due to the absence of key data releases. A lack of a catalyst to move currencies kept most major pairs trading...
Japanese Yen

Sterling and Dollar retreat, Dark cloud remains over the White House

Risk-off ensued overnight as the controversy surrounding FBI Director Comey’s firing left its mark on Wall Street. Investors flowed back into the Yen and Gold whilst sending the VIX to an intraday...
Great British Pound

Pound traders watch $1.30 into BoE, QIR

The Bank of England (BoE) policy decision and the Quarterly Inflation Report (QIR) are the major macro events of the day. The BoE is expected to maintain its monetary policy unchanged, to...

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Oil edges up, but still set for worst first half performance in 20 years

Oil
Oil edged up on Friday, recovering some of the steep falls earlier in the week, but crude...

Oil-linked currencies gain with the commodity’s rise; dollar retreats

Brent Oil
As the Asian trading session is coming to a close, the dollar is modestly down while commodity-linked...

Will Silver be Impacted by Rising Fed Hawkishness?

Silver
Silver has continued to see concerted selling pressure as price action remains trapped within the confines of...

Is the USDJPY Rally Ready to Resume?

Japanese Yen
The Dollar Yen’s resurgence has been moderated over the past few days by the presence of the...

Markets: The Week Ahead 23rd June 2017

Euro
A snapshot view of the calendar for next week and commentary on potential catalyst of data of...
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