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Pound Sterling Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Tumbles as BoJ Appoints Kuroda for Second Term

16 Feb 2018 at 4 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

Japanese Yen (JPY) Exchange Rates Climb as BoJ Doubles Down on Approach to Stimulus The Pound Sterling Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate extended its fall on Friday as markets reacted to news that the Bank of Japan (BoJ) has reappointed Haruhiko Kuroda as Chief for another term, with Masazumi Wakatabe - a strong advocate for monetary...

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Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Tumbles as Chinese CPI Misses its Mark

12 Feb 2018 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound (GBP) Exchange Rates Fail to Capitalise on Hawkish Comments from BoE Vlieghe The Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate floundered on Monday morning, continuing to struggle after recent soft Chinese inflation figures prompted renewed demand for the Japanese Yen. This ongoing surge prevented the Pound from actively capitalising...

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Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Plummets on Soft UK Data

5 Feb 2018 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

Japan Nikkei Services PMI Inches Upward, JPY Exchange Rates Climb The Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate tumbled on Monday as markets responded to unexpected growth within Japan’s service sector. The Nikkei Japan services Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) jumped to a reading of 51.9 in January, up from the previous period’s...

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GBP JPY Exchange Rate Fluctuates as Markets Assess the Latest Economic Data

28 Dec 2017 at 11 AM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound Japanese Yen (GBP JPY) exchange rate is trading in a wide range this morning as investors reflect on data released by both markets. Japanese Yen’s (JPY) Bolstered by Jump in Retail Sales The Japanese Yen was strengthened overnight on Wednesday with the release of some better than expected retail sales figures. According...

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GBP to JPY Exchange Rate Continues to Tumble as Brexit Concerns Return

15 Dec 2017 at 1 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

Concerns that the vital UK-EU Brexit trade talks may not begin until March 2018 have left the Pound unappealing on Friday and the British Pound to Japanese Yen exchange rate fell. The Yen has been benefitting from weaker US Dollar (USD) trade. Since opening the week at the level of 151.85, the GBP/JPY exchange rate has tumbled. On Friday,...

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US Political Pressure Boosts GBP/JPY despite UK Construction Weakness

2 Aug 2017 at 2 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

The Pound Sterling to Japanese Yen exchange rate is notching up strong gains today after dovishness from a Bank of Japan (BOJ) board member, even though UK construction data leaves much to be desired. GBP/JPY is now trending around 146.66. UK Construction PMI Hits 11-Month Low but GBP Strengthens Despite the presence of negative UK...

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GBP JPY Exchange Rate Nosedives as BoE’s Broadbent Shoots down Rate Hike

12 Jul 2017 at 12 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound Japanese Yen (GBP JPY) fell to a new two week low this morning as it was undermined by comments from Bank of England (BoE) Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent. Uptick in UK Employment Not Enough to Offset Negative Monetary Policy Outlook After abstaining from commenting on monetary policy yesterday as he made a speech in Scotland...

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GBP JPY Exchange Rate nears 6-week High on Carney Comments

28 Jun 2017 at 5 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney has been responsible for the latest GBP JPY rise from 143.77 to 145.47. GBP Surges as Traders Assume 2017 UK Interest Rate Hike is a Go The Pound’s sharp uptrend against the Japanese Yen today came after Carney’s remarks at an event in Portugal. Attending a meeting of central bankers...

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GBP/JPY Climbs Higher, but Economic Worries Remain

6 Apr 2017 at 12 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

Towards the end of the week’s European session, the British Pound to Japanese Yen exchange rate neared its weekly lows once again due to solid demand for ‘safe haven’ currencies and weakness in the Pound. The Pound could see an increase in demand next week if Britain’s March Consumer Price Index (CPI) results beat expectations....

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GBP JPY Exchange Rate Plummets as Japan’s Trade Balance Rallies

22 Mar 2017 at 11 AM - Written by John Cameron

The GBP JPY exchange rate plummeted this morning following the release of Japan’s latest Trade Balance figures Pound Japanese Yen (GBP JPY) Exchange Rate Falls as Japanese Exports Spike The Pound Japanese Yen (GBP JPY) exchange rate softened on Wednesday following the release of positive trade figures from Japan. Japan’s...

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