# USDJPY

#USDJPY



US Dollar Japanese Yen

Dollar continues gaining against yen after yesterday’s surge on upbeat retail sales

The US dollar continued gaining during the Asian session following yesterday’s spike versus the yen on upbeat retail sales. Sterling was also down against the greenback during morning trading, while other...
US Dollar Currency

Dollar climbs as war tensions calm; euro drifts lower after poor industrial performance

During European trading hours, the dollar managed to reverse partially from losses made on Friday, after comments by two US civil officials and the South Korean president on Monday eased war tensions between the...
Euro Currency

Forex markets’ reaction muted on economic data, dollar on rise

Forex markets have had a muted reaction to the released economic data during the Asian session. The yen weakened against the greenback despite an upbeat string of figures out of Japan...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

Japanese Data Injects Life, Dollar Bearish Bets At Record High Since 2013, Sterling and...

Japan Overwhelms While China Underwhelms Global Arena Looks At Trump Temper Bearish Bets At A Record Level Since 2013 No Hope For Sterling Bounce Oil Lower After OPEC Supply Spikes Japan...
Euro Dollar Currency

Geopolitical tensions unfold, though rally for safe havens comes to halt

Escalating turmoil between the US and North Korea has continued to dominate the news flow in forex markets as the war of words threatens to spill over into army confrontation. However, the...
Donald Trump

A Vexing Vix

US political uncertainty and North Korean sabre -rattling has lit a fire under the comatose Vix volatility index which popped above 15 % overnight.The geopolitically influenced global stock market thrashing has...
Currencies

Trump’s Bay of Pigs Moment

The relentless risk off moves in currency markets appears to have abated somewhat after Wednesday’s pyrotechnics in Asia.The dollar took on a distinctly August inspired flavour in NY afternoon trading within...
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Safe-haven assets gain on escalating US-North Korea geopolitical turmoil

Geopolitical woes between the US and North Korea escalated overnight following announcements by the presidents of both countries. In response, safe-haven assets such as the yen, Swiss franc and gold strengthened overnight. The dollar...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

USD/JPY: Will NFP Trigger A Recovery?

Barclays Capital FX Strategy Research argues that the path of USD/JPY is likely to depend on the durability of the ongoing global cyclical recovery and whether foreign central banks fulfill their hawkish shift...
US Dollar Currency Yen

Dollar in doldrums ahead of NFP data; most other majors and gold firm up

The greenback had yet another setback overnight ahead of the eagerly-anticipated non-farm payrolls data out today. Following yesterday’s disappointing ISM non-manufacturing PMI, the dollar slid on an alleged grand jury issuance...
New Zealand Dollar Currency NZD

Asian currencies weaken against dollar as euro, sterling firm up; oil under pressure

As traders in Europe were about to start the day, the dollar managed to retrace some of its losses against Asian currencies. However, the dollar index was moderately down at 93.01...
Euro Currency

Back to the futures: 31st July 2017

A snapshot of large speculator's poitioning from the weekly CFTC report and analysis of related futures markets. - US Dollar index is now net short for the first time since June 2014 -...
Japanese Yen

Yen weakens following BoJ meeting; aussie gains on healthy job market

Forex markets experienced more volatility today as it was busier one compared to others this week. The yen weakened against the dollar following the release of the Bank of Japan monetary...
Mario Draghi

ECB the main event after Bank of Japan holds

While most of the focus this week has been on today’s European Central Bank rate meeting, the Bank of Japan also met earlier today, and unsurprisingly left policy unchanged, though they...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

USDJPY Bearishness Set to Extend

Further losses are looking more and more likely for the Dollar-Yen this week as its technical outlook remains stubbornly bearish. Indeed, we expect the pair to sink through the 100 day...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

JPY: Japanese investors’ JPY Buying In Mid-July To Push USD/JPY Lower

BTMU FX Strategy Research argues notes that Japanese investors repatriating revenue and exporters buying JPY could continue to support a USDJPY drop in mid-July. "Such moves would not be risk-off moves, but support...
US Dollar Currency Yen

USD/JPY: FV Targets On 3 Risk Scenarios: What’s The Price-Action?

NAB FX Strategy Research outlines 3 scenario analysis into its USD/JPY model that estimates fair value (fv) targets based on movements in 10y USTs, gold and the Nikkei.  1- "Leaving gold and the Nikkei...
Donald Trump

Dollar slides amid new discoveries in Trump controversy; markets eye Yellen’s testimony

The dollar fell to a more than one-week low against a basket of major currencies in late US trading yesterday, after U.S. President Donald Trump’s eldest son released an email chain...
Japanese Yen

Yen extends losses, pound holds ground

Global equity markets started the week on a positive note. Copper (+0.13%), zinc (+0.63%) and steel bar (+2.18%) traded higher in Asia, as the cooler Chinese inflation eased expectations of a further...
US Dollar Japanese Yen

USDJPY to Remain Buoyant in the Week Ahead

The USDJPY was strongly bullish through most of last week as the pair reacted to the strong US ISM Manufacturing PMI and Non-Farm Payroll figures. Subsequently, there was a relatively strong...
Japanese Yen

Risk-Off Sentiment?

The markets on Tuesday erred towards a risk-off sentiment, with the typical “safe haven” instruments such as gold and JPY in demand whilst equities dipped following an apparent milestone in North...
US Dollar Currency

USD kicks off Q3 with a bang for the buck, RBA in focus

ISM manufacturing data helped the greenback start the quarter on a positive note, and post its most bullish session in four months ahead of the July 4th holiday. The PMI’s rise to...
Japanese Yen

Long-Term Pennant Ready to Slap the USDJPY Lower This Week

The Dollar-Yen has been advancing rather consistently over the past few weeks, largely ignoring the notable selling pressure besetting the greenback. Due to this, it's little wonder that when the pair...
Australian Dollar Currency

Aussie under pressure; geopolitical concerns lift yen

The Australian dollar came under pressure against the greenback on the unchanged cash rate by the Reserve Bank of Australia. Meanwhile, the yen got a lift amid geopolitical concerns induced by...
US Dollar Currency

USD: The comeback kid

The US came back from the dead as Tuesday’s independence day celebrations came a day early for the US dollar bulls After yesterday’s innocuous Asia session the USD turned bid en masse...
Euro Currency

Dollar modestly up; euro falls below 1.14

Today’s Asian session saw the dollar broadly advancing relative to other majors, though its gains were limited in nature. China’s Caixin manufacturing PMI positively surprised, pushing the yuan higher, while a...
Japanese Yen

Yen, kiwi up; euro volatile ahead of inflation, eyes key data releases

During today’s Asian trading session, news and data flow was mostly focused on Japan and China. The yen is up for the third consecutive day relative to the dollar. The euro,...
European Central Bank

Dollar index hits 9-month low; other majors strengthen on hawkish central bankers

The dollar index, a broad measure of the greenback’s strength, hit a nine-month low, as other major currencies strengthened on the back of their central banks preparing to scale back the...
Euro Currency

Euro holds despite Italian banking bailout news; dollar remains weak on hike odds

It was a relatively quiet start to the week for forex markets, as many Asian countries were closed because of the end of Ramadan. The euro mostly held onto the gains it...
Oil Commodity

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...

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GBP recovers to 1.29 on surprise UK wages data

Great British Pound Currency
The UK wages growth surprised on the upside, as the British households saw their average earnings improved...

UK unemployment falls again to lowest since 1975, wage growth still lacklustre

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Britain's unemployment labour market bucked tepid economic growth in the second quarter as the unemployment rate unexpectedly...

US Dollar holds gains

Federal Reserve
The dollar held on to big gains on Wednesday ahead of today's Federal Reserve's minutes. The Fed releases...

Dollar Torpedos Gold Whilst Oil Checks Its Inventory

Gold Commodity
Huge inventory draw saves crude’s blushes as a stronger dollar twists the knife in gold’s side. The American...

EUR/CHF: Limited Downside Risks From Current Levels; Staying Long

SWISS FRANC
Credit Agricole CIB FX Strategy Research argues that EUR/CHF faces limited downside risks from current levels on the ground that...
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