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BOE folds and intervenes in bond markets; GBP/JPY in 410 pip range

With the BOE and the BOJ intervening over the last week, GBP/JPY has been extremely volatile, trading in a range from 164.44 down to 148.79 over that same timeframe.

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September 28, 2022 10:58 AM
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USD/JPY: What’s next after government intervention for yen?

Can the yen fall more despite the government’s efforts?

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September 26, 2022 04:00 AM
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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?

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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.

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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.

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September 14, 2022 02:55 PM

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.

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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.

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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.

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July 28, 2022 02:59 PM
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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!

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July 19, 2022 02:47 PM
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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.

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June 28, 2022 07:07 AM
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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.

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June 21, 2022 03:35 PM
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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.

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June 17, 2022 01:52 AM
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‘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.

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June 16, 2022 07:58 PM
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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?

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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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May 30, 2022 09:00 PM

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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...

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May 16, 2022 01:15 PM
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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

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April 27, 2022 11:54 AM
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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.

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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.

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April 12, 2022 02:23 PM
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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.

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March 28, 2022 03:05 PM
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Dovish BOJ leaves rates unchanged; USD/JPY makes 6-year highs

The Bank of Japan left rates unchanged at -0.1% and will continue with its monetary stimulus by targeting 0% on its 10-year bond yields.

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March 18, 2022 10:37 AM