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Commitment of traders report (COT): Bulls return to the yen

Whilst traders remain heavily net-short Japanese yen futures, we’ve taken note that gross longs have risen to their highest level since March 2021.

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Asian Open: Sentiment lifted, AUD/JPY hints at bullish trend reversal

A lift in sentiment and weaker yen allowed several yen pairs break key levels yesterday, with AUD/JPY being one of the best performers on the day.

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4 reasons USD/JPY could keep rallying through its 4-year highs

There are (at least) four reasons that USD/JPY could continue to rally through resistance to new highs...

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October 21, 2021 05:56 PM
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European Open: Sentiment Sours Ahead of the Open, Turkish Rate Decision Up Next

News that Fitch ratings agency placed 29 Chinese property developers under closer scrutiny seemed to see a sudden inflow into the yen, knocking many crosses from their (overextended) highs.

Currency exchange rate board of multiple currencies

European Open: Sentiment Sours Ahead of the Open, Turkish Rate Decision Up Next

News that Fitch ratings agency placed 29 Chinese property developers under closer scrutiny seemed to see a sudden inflow into the yen, knocking many crosses from their (overextended) highs.

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Japan poised to swear in a new PM as GBP/JPY approaches key support

FX traders seem cautiously optimistic on Kishida’s potential impact on the yen

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September 30, 2021 12:25 AM

Safe havens creeping higher as political clouds gather

Risk off dominated the session on Monday, pulling European indices to seven week lows, as investors responded to increased political risk on both sides of […]

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February 7, 2017 09:55 AM

Trump’s influence on global currencies

This morning, for the first time since the US Election, currency markets paused for breath. The sell-off in emerging market currencies eased up and the […]

USD/JPY drop compounds BOJ’s dilemma, bears gunning for 1.10?

It’s been a rough month for the Bank of Japan. In an effort to inject some much-needed inflationary pressures into the world’s third-largest economy, Japan’s […]

USD/JPY: where to next?

The appetite for risk has improved noticeably today, as evidenced by a sharp rebound across the global equity markets. FX traders have likewise witnessed the […]

AUDJPY: Traders YE(ar)N for a Safe Haven

Greece’s debt drama stretched further into its third act today, with optimists still holding out hope that a last-second bailout deal could be cobbled together. […]

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June 30, 2015 03:29 PM

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