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USD/JPY: What’s next after government intervention for yen?
Can the yen fall more despite the government’s efforts?
Week Ahead: Central Bank fallout, more pain for the Pound, and inflation data
Will this week be a volatile and chaotic as last week? Will markets continue with last week’s trend, or will there be profit taking along the way?
Nothing changes for gold, stocks as yields resume higher
Bearish trend persist for indices and metals as investors watch yields continue to rise following a flurry of central bank action this week.
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USD/JPY dives but is government intervention effective?
Is the BoJ undoing the government’s attempt to shore up the yen?
European Open: Implied volatility spikes, BOJ gets active ahead of FOMC
Rising yields ahead of the FOMC meeting has seen the BOJ announce bond purchases, and implied volatility has risen notably for the next 24-hours.
BOJ can talk the talk, but can it walk the walk?
The BOJ meets next week. Watch for the central bank to use additional tools to try and strengthen the Yen.
Kuroda is likely rolling his eyes as USD/JPY taps 145
Another strong inflation report for the US prompted a sharp reversal across global markets overnight - in favour of the US dollar and yields, but to the detriment of commodities and indices.
Japan’s inflation hits a 7.5 year high – but will the BOJ act?
Inflation continues to rise in Japan, albeit at a much slower pace than its peers. But we don’t expect a rate hike any time soon.
Japan data dump won’t help the Yen; USD/JPY
If the data dump later comes out as expected, will the BOJ turn less dovish? It's unlikely.
BOJ Preview: Will the BOJ adjust rates at its upcoming meeting?
Will EUR/JPY continue moving higher? The next directional move for the pair could depend of the outcome of these meetings on Thursday!
USD/JPY hits its highest level since September 1998
USD/JPY continues to defy gravity and rose to a multiyear high, with US inflation ripping higher and the BOJ repeatedly broadcasting their ultra-loose monetary policy.
EUR/JPY eyes 145 as ECB and BOJ policy divergence grows
The EUR/JPY should remain supported on the dips, keeping that path of least resistance to the upside.
USD/JPY trades to new 24-year highs! Will it keep going?
The next move for the USD/JPY may depend on Japan fx intervention, comments from Powell, Japan CPI, or an overbought RSI.
European Open: Volatile trade on the yen as the BOJ stand pat
There was some trepidation ahead of today’s BOJ meeting given the excitement of the FOMC and SNB this week, as evidenced by the yen’s volatile spike when the BOJ did nothing.
‘If’ the BOJ abandon YCC, hold onto your hats (USD/JPY)
The yen was stronger overnight as some began to speculate that the BOJ could alter (or abandon) their yield curve control target. We outline three potential scenarios.
Yen in focus ahead of BoJ
As pressure mounts on BoJ to control yields, will we see a surprise policy response or perhaps government intervention?
The yen falls with soft industrial output, USD/JPY eyes 129
Weak industrial data for Japan, hawkish comments from the Fed’s Waller and increased appetite for risk has seen the yen weaken in today’s Asian session.
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USD/JPY: Bullish momentum has stalled, but uptrend intact until Fed blinks
Looking ahead, expectations for FOMC policy will be a major driver for USD/JPY...
DAX: Global markets rally but key risks remain
Sentiment has been boosted by some forecast-beating company earnings and after the BoJ decided to defy a global shift towards tighter monetary policy
EUR/JPY faces key test ahead of BoJ and EZ CPI
This popular currency pair could be in for a sell-off amid ongoing risk-off trade and given the prospect for intervention from BoJ to deal with the rapidly weakening yen
The yen, FX intervention and the BOJ’s yield curve control
The yen has been a key focal point for momentum traders during its sharp depreciation, to the extent it could risk a BOJ intervention or cancellation of their YCC target.
USD/JPY heading towards 20-year highs. Can the BOJ “jawbone” it lower?
Whenever the exchange rate has reached these levels in the past, the BOJ and other Finance officials made threats to intervene in the market.
BOJ defends “unlimited bond buying”, sends USD/JPY soaring
The BOJ was in the market defending the 10-year yield on the JGB at 0.25%, and they have announced that they will do it again for the next 3 consecutive days.