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

USD to JPY Exchange Rate Tumbles as Markets Bet on July Interest Rate Cut from Federal Reserve

20 Jun 2019 at 11 AM - Written by David Woodsmith

Despite the Bank of Japan (BoJ) also warning of mounting global risks, the US Dollar to Japanese Yen (USD/JPY) exchange rate has tumbled to its worst levels since January this week due largely to Central Bank speculation. Rising bets that the Federal Reserve will cut US interest rates next month are keeping the pair under pressure, despite...

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Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Slides as Japanese Construction Orders Rise

15 May 2019 at 2 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/JPY Exchange Rate Falls on Lack of Cross-Party Brexit Consensus The Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate is down by 0.8% today and is currently trading around ¥140.4130 on the inter-bank market. The Japanese Yen (JPY) rose against the Pound (GBP) following the publication of the Japanese construction orders figures for March,...

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Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Steadies as Japanese Industry Activity Falls Below Expectation

24 Apr 2019 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/JPY Exchange Rate Flat as Japanese Economic Index Rises The Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate held steady today and is currently trading around ¥144.7780. The Japanese Yen (JPY) failed to make any gains against the Pound (GBP) following the publication of the Japanese All Industry Activity Index figures for February, which...

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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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