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European Open: USD/JPY hits a 32-year high and brings 150 within sight

Another day, another handle conquered for USD/JPY. And whilst it flirts with 149 traders are questioning if 150 is up next.

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October 18, 2022 06:13 AM
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European Open: USD/JPY hits a 32-year high and brings 150 within sight

Another day, another handle conquered for USD/JPY. And whilst it flirts with 149 traders are questioning if 150 is up next.

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October 18, 2022 06:13 AM

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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 04:58 PM
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European Open: GBP/JPY taps 166 ahead of UK data dump

The yen was the weakest currency overnight during a mild risk-on session, allowing GBP/JPY to tap 166 ahead of today’s UK data dump at 07:00 BST.

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September 12, 2022 06:32 AM
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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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European Open: Asia lower, Oversold markets cautiously retrace

Of course, we’ll have to find out if yesterday’s sell off really is ‘oversold’, but the overnight rise for index futures and commodity FX appear to be corrective in nature.

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June 14, 2022 07:40 AM
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Asian Open: Jerome Powell reconfirmed, Russia threatens Finland

More of the same with the Fed as Jerome Powell is confirmed for a second term. The yen rallied on geopolitical concerns as Russia threatened Finland over joining NATO.

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May 13, 2022 01:05 AM
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Bird’s eye view: How much higher can USD/JPY and GBP/JPY go?

With BOJ monetary policy diverging from that of the Fed and the BOE, USD/JPY and GBP/JPY have been on a tear lately.

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March 23, 2022 03:40 PM

European Open: GBP/JPY in focus for UK inflation

UK inflation data kicks of the top tier economic data at 07:00 where an above-forecast print simply piles on more pressure for the BOE to raise rates.

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European Open: Futures rise, US inflation in focus

A few words from Jerome Powell yesterday was all equity bulls needed to get a spring back in their step. But can they maintain that stride through today’s inflation data?

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January 12, 2022 06:29 AM
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European Open: Risk-off trade resumes, WTI below $70

The risk-off tone of last week showed no signs of abating during Asian trade with money flowing into safe haven currencies JPY and CHF.

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December 20, 2021 06:09 AM
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European Open: RBA strike optimistic tone, GBP/JPY bounce underway

The RBA have taken the Omicron variant in their stride and seem optimistic over their economic outlook. Just don’t expect them t get hawkish any time soon.

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Risk-off in stocks flows into safe haven currencies

The Swiss Franc and the Japanese Yen are considered safe haven currencies

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December 2, 2021 12:41 AM

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