# USDJPY

#USDJPY



Donald Trump

Dollar lower after Trump tax plan outline disappoints; euro steady ahead of ECB

US Treasury yields turned lower and the dollar trimmed recent gains versus the yen, helping gold recover from a two-week low. US President Donald Trump made his tax plan announcement on Wednesday,...
Bank of Japan

No Fireworks from the BoJ

Right on expectations and little change on JPY At some point, the BOJ is expected to slow the pace of JGB purchases, but with inflation remaining stubbornly below the 2 % target...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

BoJ Report Setting the Dollar Yen up for a Tumble

In light of the fact that the BoJ is going to be thrusting the Yen centre stage in the next 24 hours as a result of its interest rate announcement, it’s...
Australian Dollar

Aussie hurt by miss on inflation; yen weakens while euro hits new 5 ½...

The aussie weakened after Australian inflation data missed forecasts. Risk appetite continued to pressure safe havens like the yen and gold. The euro was supported by the euphoria of the outcome...

Euro steady while yen and gold ease; Canadian dollar weakens

The euro remained steady, near five-month highs against the dollar, while the yen and gold retreated as the outcome of the French elections dampened demand for safe havens. Markets shrugged off...
FTSE 100 Stocks

FTSE tests 7100p, as Cable eyes 1.30

MPs voted 522 to 13 to approve the UK’s snap general election that will take place on June 8th. According to YouGov/Times poll, the UK conservatives would comfortably lead the election...
New Zealand Dollar

Kiwi rallies after New Zealand inflation rises to 5-year high

The New Zealand dollar was one of the best performers after inflation beat forecasts. Elsewhere, most major currency pairs remained in recent ranges as geopolitical concerns and French election risks are...
Currencies

Unwind of the Unwind Continues

Not unexpectedly, price action is suggesting that both the G10 and EM FX complex are paring back bets heading into the weekend. While a pre-weekend position cull has been in vogue...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

Dollar rebounds off five-month lows against yen; focus on US

The US dollar rebounded on Tuesday, with the help of some comments from US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, which restored some demand for the greenback. US Treasury yields moved higher, which was...
Japanese Yen

USD/JPY: What Flows Dynamics Say About Price Action?

Bank of America Merrill Lynch FX Strategy Research reiterated its view that JPY strength may be overdone and that the USD/JPY's medium-term uptrend has not ended despite the recent technical sell off through 110 where BofAML stopped out of its long...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

JPY: A Hedging-Induced Rally; What Next

ANB AMRO FX Strategy Research notes that the recent deterioration in investor sentiment has resulted in a strengthening of the yen across the board. In that regard, ANB AMRO argues that the the current...
Donald Trump

‘Hurricane Trump’ is back; the dollar slumps

After a few weeks of relative calm, the ‘Trump hurricane’ is back to disrupt the tranquillity in the currency markets. The US dollar weakened against most of its G10 peers last night...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

Yen May Erase Gains if Russia, US Find Common Ground

The Japanese Yen outperformed in Asian trade as regional shares followed Wall Street downward, boosting demand for the perennially anti-risk currency. The New Zealand Dollar proved weakest on the session as...
Japanese Yen

Yen hits multi-month highs as risk-off mood persists

The yen hit five-month highs against the dollar, euro and sterling on Wednesday, as simmering geopolitical tensions checked risk appetite and put the safe-haven Japanese currency in favor. Investors' flight-to-safety underpinned traditional...
Gold

Gold and yen at five-month highs on geopolitical risk

Geopolitical concerns continued to be the dominant theme in the markets today, yen jumped to five-month high and gold traded at the highest level this year. Risk aversion also pushed investors...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

USDJPY hides in range, breakout could be pending

Technically, USDJPY sits between a rock and a hard place of support and resistance, yet there is potential for a break below 110 if the current sentiment remains and US data...
Great British Pound

GBP fragile pre-CPI, Yellen in focus

The pound (+0.16%) started the week flat-to-positive, in an effort to consolidate Friday’s losses after the unexpected contraction in UK’s manufacturing and industrial data sent the GBPUSD below its 100-day moving...
Japanese Yen

Will the USD/JPY Remain Bullish in the Week Ahead?

The USDJPY initially started last week in a deep slide following a disappointing Flash Manufacturing PMI result which slipped to 53.3. However, the pair’s fortunes quickly turned around following the release...
Japanese Yen

Dollar falls vs yen after weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs report

The dollar fell against the yen on Friday after a much softer-than-forecast U.S. non-farm payrolls report, backing expectations of gradual pace of interest rate increases this year. U.S. non-farm payrolls increased by...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

Gold and yen jump on risk aversion after US missile strike on Syria; focus...

Gold and the yen jumped during Asian trading on Friday, while stock markets fell on geopolitical risk, pushing investors out of risky assets and into safe havens. There were flows into...
Oil

Quiet session ahead of risk events; oil rises after fall in stockpiles

here was limited price action today as investors remained sidelined ahead of big risk events coming up this week. Major currencies mostly traded in tight ranges during the Asian session, with risk-off...
US Dollar

USD: Sideways Into FOMC Minutes And NFP This Week

Barclays Capital FX Strategy Research expects the USD to trade sideways this week going into the FOMC minutes on Wednesday and the jobs report on Friday. On the FOMC minutes, Barclays notes that...
US Dollar

Dollar broadly weaker as yen, gold rise on safe haven demand; aussie falls after...

The Australian dollar fell after the Reserve Bank of Australia’s policy meeting. Safe haven assets such as the yen and gold were some of the best performers in a broadly risk...
Japanese Yen

USDJPY Reversal Back on the Cards This Week

The Dollar Yen had an interesting session yesterday, moving rather notably against the broader market trend as the USD picked up some momentum. Whilst much of this movement is explainable by...
Great British Pound

Sterling hit by Brexit reality

The Brexit jitters were revived on Tuesday evening with Sterling stumbling into steep losses after British Prime Minister Theresa May signed a letter notifying the EU of Britain’s plan to depart...
British Pound

Dollar stabilizes after drop to 4-month low against yen; pound in focus ahead of...

The dollar stabilized today after sliding to a four-month low against the yen in reaction to news of the setback on healthcare reform. Investors have now shifted their attention to US...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

USD/JPY Faces a Critical Support Zone as 1.10 Handle Now in Focus

The past week has been highly negative for the USDJPY as s sentiment swing, against the U.S. Dollar, has been in progress following some upset expectations around potential Fed rate hikes. Subsequently,...
Stock Exchange - FTSE 100 Index

Global stocks decline, USD pare gains

Lack of appetite in mining and energy stocks combined to stronger pound weighed on the FTSE stocks (-0.89%) at the weekly open in London. The FTSE 100 broke the 50-day moving...
Japanese Yen

Dollar edges up above 111 yen ahead of healthcare vote in US House

The dollar was slightly higher in Friday’s Asian session, halting a nine-day slide against the yen, as US Treasury yields rose. Markets received some clarity on the US House of Representatives...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

Dollar pauses slide against yen; focus turns to US House vote on healthcare

The risk aversion in markets dissipated today and demand for safe havens eased. This helped the dollar made some recovery against the yen, while gold paused its six-day rally. The dollar moved...

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ECB to Reduce QE- Euro Vulnerable to Dovish Draghi

Mario Draghi
The European Central Bank (ECB) is widely expected to retain the zero-interest rate policy (ZIRP) as it...

EUR: Trading The ECB – Views From Major Banks

Mario Draghi
The following are brief expectations for the ECB April meeting statement as compiled from the related research reports of 7 major...

Dollar holds gains; Canadian dollar, Mexican peso surge on NAFTA relief

Canadian Dollar
The dollar only held its gains against the Japanese yen on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump's...

French stocks hit nine-month high as earnings power European shares

DAX
French blue chips hit a fresh 9-year high on Wednesday, helped by a surge in the shares...

Gold lower despite Trump tax plan worries

Gold
Precious metals traded in the red on Thursday with gold edging down, mostly led by decreasing global...
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