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GBP to JPY Exchange Rate Sheds Most of Last Week’s Gains as UK Data Continues to Disappoint

19 Jul 2018 at 1 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

Economic concerns continued to pile on top of the Pound on Thursday, exacerbating concerns about the potential effects of the Brexit process and knocking the British Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate lower. The Japanese Yen was able to easily benefit thanks to stronger market demand for safe haven currencies as US-China trade war...

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GBP to JPY Exchange Rate Tumbles as UK Growth Fails to Impress Investors

25 May 2018 at 1 PM - Written by Minesh Chaudhari

Despite underwhelming inflation data from Tokyo this week, the British Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate has seen major losses this week and could be in for another week of losses if investors continue to return to the ‘safe-haven’ Japanese Yen. Last week saw GBP/JPY climb from 148.15 to 149.19 – but this week the pair...

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UK Retail Sales Recovery Fails to Prevent Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Losses

24 May 2018 at 4 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

On Wednesday, the Pound to Japanese Yen exchange rate fell from an opening level of 148.8958 to 146.9153. This Pound Sterling decline was mainly down to UK inflation rate data, which ended up disappointing traders and led to GBP losses against peers including the Yen. Month-on-month inflation rates rose in April, but both the base and...

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Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Trades Narrowly amid Poor UK Factory Growth

1 Mar 2018 at 5 PM - Written by David Woodsmith

UK Factory Growth & Brexit Negotiation Tumult Limits Pound (GBP) Exchange Rates The Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate traded within a narrow band on Thursday with both currencies limited by poor domestic data releases from their respective nations. For the UK it was factory growth, with the latest purchasing managers’ index...

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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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