Posts Tagged ‘yen dollar’

Yen continue to decline, you should understand why

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Japan, Europe and USA currency symbols
A good portion of the latest forex trading news has focused on the continued decline of the yen in comparison to its other major counterparts.

This benchmark currency took a battering when it emerged that investment policies in relation to the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) will focus on more risky assets.

In turn, this has led some online Forex trading analysts to conclude that China feels as if the yen will continue its descent. Of course, a risk-averse strategy that reflected a bullish yen market would hardly employ such modifications.

Will the dollar strengthen over the next weeks?

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

In the latest round of online Forex trading news, most eyes are now focused on the federal government of the United States and the quantitative easing that the policymakers will take during the first months of 2014.

This is a direct result of the fact that Europe will remain comparatively quiet this month. So, traders will be looking to see if they can take advantage of what many feel will be a strengthening of the dollar in the weeks ahead.

Will the Federal put a stop to the stimulus program?

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

USA Federal ReserveThe online forex trading new on Monday saw the dollar managing to surpass the yen for the first time in five trading sessions, which is welcome news to a number of investors.

This relatively expected rise took place as there was a substantial gain in the manufacturing sector for the state of New York, which has generally seen favourable results in the month of June. Though we are still in the middle of the month, the trends show promise for future investors in the months to come.

Yen lacks fundamental strength, says IMF

Friday, March 25th, 2011

IMF recently told the press they fail to see any underlying fundamental factors giving the Yen any strength. According to International Monetary Fund, the current value of the Yen reflects long-term fundamentals. So basically, they mean that the Yen is still overvalued against USD and rest of the G7 countries.

Surprising G7 intervention against Yen

Last week, seven central banks from the G7 countries joined together in an effort to weaken the Yen. After the earthquake, the Japanese Yen has been traded stronger, in contrast to what you would expect.

Currency traders also claim that the Yen strengths is partly due to corporations, insurance firms and private people sending money back to Japan.

What do investors buy in Japan right now?

It seems like Japanese investors mainly focus on the (more…)

Yen strongly decreases in value after intervention

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

As we previously predicted it became inevitable for Bank of Japan (BOJ) to hold back its plans for intervention. JPY/USD went from 83 yen per dollar to 85.47 shortly after the intervention.

yen vs usd intervention in 2010

Strong yen – harmful for Japanese economy says Noda

Early this morning (9:30 ET) Yen reached a new 15-year high. This time, Bank of Japan was quick to intervene in the currency markets, selling yen in exchange for us dollars, after a week of possible intervention warnings. This intervention was made to counter the adverse impact of the strong yen, and was the first official intervention in the currency market since 2004.

“We conducted the intervention in order to avoid excessive movement in the currency market. The Bank of Japan will continue to (more…)

Possibillity of yen intervention rises

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

The yen surged to 15-year low on Friday against the dollar as fading confidence for the global economy have risen demand for the Japanese currency.

Will Bank of Japan intervene?

The latest move raised currency speculation of the Japanese central bank intervening in the forex market, which is rather uncommon (more…)