The yen has experienced significant fluctuations in recent weeks, initially gaining ground against the weakening US dollar in December but subsequently losing those gains as the dollar rebounded in January. USD/JPY reached 148.80 on Friday, the highest level since November 28, prompting concerns that if the yen continues to depreciate, the Ministry of Finance might
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Speculation persists regarding the Bank of Japan's potential departure from negative interest rates, yet the USD/JPY maintains its position within a 150–152 range for seven consecutive sessions. Caution is warranted due to a weaker-than-expected Q3 GDP, a slump in imports, and...
The Bank of Japan (BoJ) recently concluded its October monetary policy review meeting, deciding not to make any adjustments to its current policy settings. This means the interest rate remains at -10bps, and the 10-year JGB yield target remains at 0%. A noteworthy change...
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Kazuo Ueda, the Bank of Japan's Governor, effectively adjusted the yield curve control policy, but caution is still needed as inflation remains a challenge. The BoJ expects inflation to hit its target next year, but external inflationary pressures may abate.
According to Japanese Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki, there was "no discussion" about exchange rates during the recent meeting of Group of Seven (G7) finance ministers and central bank chiefs in India. This news comes as the yen weakened to around ¥145 per dollar last month, prompting concerns that the Japanese government may intervene in the currency market to support the yen.
Japan's new central bank governor, Kazuo Ueda, isn't planning drastic ultra-low interest rate policy changes. He's all about maintaining stability in prices and financial systems in the world's third-largest economy. And why not? According to Ueda, Japan's financial...
There are rumors from influential sources pointing at Kazuo Ueda as the next governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ). This decision could lead to the commencement of policies in favor of raising interest rates and monetary policy tightening. Seeing how his appointment is coming after the Yen has lost ground against the Dollar and other top economies, it is only natural to expect a yen recovery. However, let's check the technical factors for confirmation of this prediction to see if the stars align.
Japan's inflation is set to reach 2% in April's reading, for the first time since 2015. But what about the weaker Yen?!
The major central banks will walk different paths in 2022. Some will respond to the threat of inflation, while others will continue to focus on boosting economic growth and recovering from the pandemic.
So many meetings are going to move the currencies!
The USD has started the day on a positive footing and pushed USD/JPY upwards. What's next?