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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Two trades to watch: EUR/GBP, USD/JPY
GBP/EUR falls ahead of BoE rate decision. USD/JPY rises post-Fed, ahead of BoJ.
USD/JPY rockets to 5-year highs with dueling central bank meetings on tap
Traders will be eager to see if the Fed follows in the footsteps of the ECB by emphasizing the inflationary risks of the conflict in Ukraine over the deleterious impact on economic growth
Central Banks: Liftoff in Focus?
Many central banks will be tightening policy over the course of 2022
Currency Pair of the Week: USD/JPY
With both the FOMC and BOJ monetary policy meetings this week, USD/JPY has the potential to be a big mover
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Everything you need to know about the Bank of Japan
The Bank of Japan has always received a lot of attention for its unusual monetary policies. Its interest rate announcements have the potential to move markets such as the Yen, Nikkei 225 and big Japanese stocks. Discover everything you need to know here.
[VIDEO] BOJ tinkering amounts to little
If the Nikkei continues to rise with other stock markets around the world, the BOJ may be forced to do more
BOJ could act on Friday, but it may not matter: USD/JPY
USD/JPY could see a pullback over the next few days ahead of the FOMC and BOJ meetings
Tokyo State of Emergency due to Covid: Where does Yen go from here? USD/JPY, EUR/JPY
The MOF, BOJ, and Japan’s FSA met to ensure the stability of the Yen
Risk Off and BOJ this Week: USD/JPY, AUD/JPY, EUR/JPY
The first 2 days of this week have the making of a no-deal US fiscal stimulus package before the election.
Currency Pair of the Week: NZD/JPY
If the RBNZ is extremely dovish, and there is a flight to safety in the Yen, NZD/JPY could push lower.