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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?
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.
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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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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Risk-off in stocks flows into safe haven currencies
The Swiss Franc and the Japanese Yen are considered safe haven currencies
GBP/JPY: Pound bruised but not broken (again)
The pound has fallen sharply over the past couple of days. It has been among (if not) the worst performer in G10 currencies. As well […]
GBP technical analysis against USD, JPY and EUR
The GBP/USD has finally found some support today, though it is too early to say whether the selling pressure is over just yet. There hasn’t […]
Markets react to shock Brexit outcome
As it became clear that the outcome of the UK referendum was going to be Brexit, the pound literally got pounded …
GBP/JPY pounding to resume?
The pound has been typically volatile over the past several days, especially against the US dollar. The GBP/USD has alternated between a red and a […]
Make or break time for GBP/JPY bulls
The big “risk-off” trade over the last couple of weeks has taken a bite out of many markets, but perhaps no widely-followed instrument has been […]
GBP/JPY: Coiling for breakout?
Understandably, it has been a very slow day in FX markets due to the Thanksgiving holiday in the US and the lack of any major […]
GBP/JPY: Double top may spell double trouble
As the sun rises a hump day in the US, traders are ramping up for a busy final 48 hours of economic data. Earlier this […]
GBPJPY: On the Precipice of a 200-Pip Gap
For traders who weren’t paying close attention, it was easy miss today’s Bank of Japan meeting in the cacophony of today’s other high-impact news releases. […]