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EUR/JPY eyes breakout

…But in which direction?

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Japan’s inflation hits the ‘40-year high’ club

Japan, long known for their lack of inflation, has just seen consumer prices rise to their highest levels since 1982.

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November 18, 2022 01:11 AM
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European Open: The BOJ increased bond purchases, BOC meeting in focus

The BOJ aggressively purchased bonds at the long end of the curve and sent the 30-year yield markedly lower, although the move did not spill over the yen pairs.

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October 26, 2022 06:30 AM

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European Open: The BOJ increased bond purchases, BOC meeting in focus

The BOJ aggressively purchased bonds at the long end of the curve and sent the 30-year yield markedly lower, although the move did not spill over the yen pairs.

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October 26, 2022 06:30 AM
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A volatile start to the week for the yen after currency intervention

A volatile session for the yen on Friday likely points to a currency intervention from the BOJ or MOF, in an attempt to stop or at least pause the currency’s fast depreciation.

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A volatile start to the week for the yen after currency intervention

A volatile session for the yen on Friday likely points to a currency intervention from the BOJ or MOF, in an attempt to stop or at least pause the currency’s fast depreciation.

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USD/JPY hits 150: What’s next?

The BoJ will have to change tack if it wants to stop yen slide

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October 20, 2022 11:00 AM
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USD/JPY hits 150: What’s next?

The BoJ will have to change tack if it wants to stop yen slide

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October 20, 2022 11:00 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 03:58 PM
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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 09:00 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 09:00 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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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.

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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 07:55 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 07:59 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 07:47 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 12:07 PM
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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 08:35 PM
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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.

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June 17, 2022 06:52 AM