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A round up of the latest Japanese Yen forecast news items from the Currency News desk.

Dovish Fed Comments Lead to USD JPY Exchange Rate Slump

8 Aug 2017 at 1 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

Remarks of two Fed policymakers have weakened the US Dollar today, leading to a drop to 110.4200 against the Japanese Yen. USD JPY Decline Triggered by Downplayed Interest Rate Hike Odds On a relatively quiet week for US economic announcements, the US Dollar has slipped against the Japanese Yen by -0.3%. This weakness has come from a...

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USD to JPY Exchange Rate Slips Back Towards Week’s Opening Levels

23 Jun 2017 at 12 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

Despite mixed Japanese data over the last week, a lack of sturdy Federal Reserve interest rate hike bets has seen the US Dollar to Japanese Yen exchange rate shed most of this week’s gains and trend closer to the week’s opening levels. Movement in USD/JPY was relatively narrow this week. The pair began the week trading at around 110.80...

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GBP JPY Exchange Rate Trends Higher as Japan Factory Output Reaches 6-Month Low

23 May 2017 at 2 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound Japanese Yen (GBP JPY) exchange rate strengthened this morning as Japan’s manufacturing sector reported a slowdown in May. According to data published by IHS Markit Japan’s latest Manufacturing PMI tumbled from 52.7 to 52.0 In May, reaching a new six-month low and disappointing some investors who had predicted that activity...

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Can USD JPY Exchange Rate Maintain Bullish Trend on Trump Tax Cut Push?

25 Apr 2017 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

News that Donald Trump is aiming to cut corporate tax from 35% to 15% in his much-anticipated tax reform package prompted the US Dollar Japanese Yen (USD JPY) exchange rate to strengthen. Markets were encouraged by the prospect of hard plans, even though such a cut would leave a significant hole in the US budget and could face opposition...

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GBP JPY Exchange Rate Tumbles as UK Retail Sales Plummet

21 Apr 2017 at 11 AM - Written by James Fuller

The Pound Japanese Yen (GBP JPY) exchange rate tumbled from its best levels this morning following the shocking collapse of UK Retail Sales figures last month. Sterling softened as data released by the ONS showed that sales contracted to -1.8% in March, a major decline from the 1.7% sales growth seen the month before and a far larger...

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Narrowed UK Trade Deficit Failed to Shore up GBP JPY Exchange Rate

10 Feb 2017 at 2 PM - Written by Frank Davies

In spite of December’s UK trade deficit narrowing further than forecast alongside a surge in industrial production figures the Pound Sterling Japanese Yen (GBP JPY) exchange rate remained weak ahead of the weekend. Solid UK Data Struggled to Boost GBP Demand While the UK visible trade balance was found to have narrowed from -11.5...

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USD JPY Exchange Rate Drops Following Subdued Fed Meeting

2 Feb 2017 at 1 PM - Written by John Cameron

The USD JPY exchange rate fell to a two-week low this morning as the Federal Reserve voted to leave interest rates unchanged. US Dollar Japanese Yen (USD JPY) Pressured by Dovish Fed Outlook The US Dollar Japanese Yen (USD JPY) exchange rate dipped yesterday following as the Fed meet to discuss it monetary policy. While the odds...

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USD/JPY Advances as Markets Await Trump’s First Presidential Speech

20 Jan 2017 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

Strong hopes for Donald Trump’s Presidency, coupled with a warning on Trump’s economics from a senior Japanese cabinet advisor, has kept the US Dollar to Japanese Yen exchange rate firmly on the advance. Markets Look to Trump Speech for Clues on Fiscal Stimulus Plans Investors are looking for signs that Trump intends to carry...

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US Dollar to Japanese Yen Exchange Rate Forecast to Slip if Trump Fails to Impress Markets

16 Jan 2017 at 2 PM - Written by James Fuller

The US Dollar to Japanese Yen exchange rate continued to trend near its worst levels since November on Tuesday afternoon, as USD traders sold off the ‘Greenback’ ahead of this week’s Trump inauguration. While the US Dollar is likely to recover slightly in the coming days, its losses may be limited unless Donald Trump is able to...

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Pound Sterling (GBP) to Japanese Yen (JPY) Drops to Lowest Level Since November on Brexit Fears

9 Jan 2017 at 1 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound to Japanese Yen exchange rate continued to trend poorly throughout Tuesday’s European session but held above the week’s worst levels in the afternoon. This was partially due to the week’s GBP bearishness fading, but also hope from investors that the opposition Labour party would help the case for Tory backbenchers after...

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