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Apple profit warning ignites a currency flash crash overnight

News by Newsroom on 09:17 EST January 03, 2019
Apple cut its revenue guidance on Wednesday on the back of weakness in the Chinese market.

USDJPY breaks above multi year trendline resistance

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 07:06 EST July 13, 2018
It has finally made it.

Japanese yen retreats from technical support

News by Newsroom on 17:56 EST July 11, 2018

The Japanese yen is drifting this week.

Japan household spending falls by a margin

News by Newsroom on 20:21 EST July 05, 2018

The average of monthly spending in Japan was down 1.

Japan exports grow but trade balance surplus shrinks

News by Newsroom on 20:46 EST November 19, 2017
Ministry of Finance (MOF) data out on Monday morning show that exports rose 14.

China’s Economy slows as retail, factories and investment fade

News by Newsroom on 23:05 EST November 13, 2017
China’s industrial output was soft last month, while fixed asset investment and retail sales grew at a lower pace than anticipated, suggesting the economy may be loosing some steam at the end of the year as the government tries to reduce debt risks.

Japanese Yen drops as BoJ Kuroda commits to loose monetary policy

News by Newsroom on 21:26 EST November 05, 2017
The Japanese Yen dipped to its weakest levels against the US Dollar since March at the start of the week as Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda addressed the press.

Uncertainty and the BOJ make Yen stronger

News by Allie Longford on 02:27 EST January 31, 2017
The yen strengthened against the dollar and euro on Tuesday, in the face of the U.

Japan retail sales dissapoint

News by Newsroom on 23:56 EST January 29, 2017
Retail sales rose 0.

Japan jobless rate falls to 3 per cent

News by Newsroom on 20:05 EST Octuber 27, 2016
Data from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications revealed on Friday that Japan's jobless rate fell and the availability of jobs improved in September.

Japan industrial output rises less than expected

News by Newsroom on 01:46 EST Octuber 17, 2016
Japan's industrial production grew less than initially estimated in August the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Monday.

Japan's retail sales decline for first time in three months

News by Newsroom on 20:43 EST September 28, 2016
Japan's retail sales fell more than expected in August making this the sixth straight month of annual declines due to falling sales of clothes and home appliances.

Yen gains after Kuroda sticks to negative rate narrative

News by Newsroom on 09:10 EST September 26, 2016
The yen started the trading week strong on Monday in the face of more reassurance by the Bank of Japan to do everything necessary to get inflation back on the rise, including cutting interest rates further into negative territory.

Bank of Japan to continue stimulus

News by Newsroom on 23:48 EST July 28, 2016
The Bank of Japan will continue with its stimulus of the Japanese economy but it does not cut deposit rates already in negative territory.

Yen biggest 2-day drop in two years on further stimulus hints

News by Newsroom on 00:59 EST July 13, 2016
The yen slid in its biggest two-day drop against the dollar since November 2014 as investors wait for details of the stimulus package advanced by Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

USDJPY Technical analysis

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 02:50 EST June 10, 2016
The Japanese yen is showing strength for almost a year now.

Japanese GDP remains slugghish

News by Newsroom on 19:51 EST June 07, 2016
Japanese GDP for Q1 remain at 0.

Yen strength on BOJ Sato comments

News by Newsroom on 21:59 EST June 01, 2016
Bank of Japan Sato leaves some gloomy headlines on Thursday morning.

The Greek vote on the currency markets

News by Newsroom on 16:43 EST July 05, 2015
With Greeks voting "OXI" to the latest proposal from its creditors forex markets open in Asia with the Japanese yen returning to its historical role as a safe heaven.

Strongest and weakest currencies this week

News by Newsroom on 19:05 EST June 11, 2015
The most dramatic currency moves this week originated from central banks activities.

BoJ resucitates the Japanese yen

News by Newsroom on 00:47 EST June 10, 2015
The Japanese Yen strengthened this Wednesday more than 0.

USDJPY technical analysis

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 06:27 EST May 28, 2015
USDJPY has resumed the uptrend after relevant moving averages on the weekly chart caught up with price and became, once again, support for the blasting pair.

Japan GDP better than expected

News by Newsroom on 20:04 EST May 19, 2015
Japanese GDP grew by by 0.

Technical analysis: USDJPY trend is up

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 21:03 EST April 12, 2015
USDJPY remains on a clear uptrend.

USDJPY technical analysis - The bias is neutral

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 06:00 EST February 05, 2015
As covered on our technical analysis for previous weeks this pair appeared overbought in all time frames and was due for a correction or at least a period of consolidation.

Monthly USDJPY chart warns of potential for sharp reversal

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 08:37 EST January 12, 2015
The USDJPY monthly chart shows RSI at unseen levels for at least 35 years.

Japanese yen back to normal

News by Newsroom on 07:12 EST January 12, 2015
USDJPY is leading the table on the forex premier league this morning both because of the general strength of the buck and the weakness of the Asian currency.

USDJPY overextended in all time frames

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 20:18 EST December 07, 2014
USDJPY broke above 120 last week.

US dollar back on its feet

News by Newsroom on 05:53 EST December 02, 2014
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USDJPY, the trend is up but it is not the right time to buy

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 20:56 EST November 25, 2014
USDJPY has made aggressive advancements over the course of the second half of this year.