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

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GBP to JPY Exchange Rate Slips from Best Levels in Almost a Year amid UK Recession Jitters

15 Jan 2021 at 1 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

While Britain’s outlook has improved over the past week, the British Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate is sliding today. Investors are hesitant to keep buying the Pound as focus on the possibility of Britain seeing a ‘double-dip recession’ rises. Meanwhile, the Japanese Yen is gaining a little on market risk-aversion, but...

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Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Recovers Ground Thanks to Covid-19 Vaccine Optimism

8 Jan 2021 at 3 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Covid-19 Vaccine Optimism Lifts Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Buoyant market risk appetite helped to keep the Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate on a positive footing heading into the weekend. While some anxiety over the spread of the new Covid-19 mutations lingered this was overshadowed by news that the Pfizer...

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Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Plummets on News of ‘Mutant’ UK Covid-19 Strain

21 Dec 2020 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/JPY Exchange Rate Sinks as No-Deal Brexit Fears Haunt UK Markets The Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate plummeted by -1.4% today, with the pairing currently fluctuating around ¥137.690. The Pound (GBP) fell sharply today following this weekend’s announcement that London and parts of the south-east of England would enter...

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Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Rallies Thanks to Brexit Trade Talks Reprieve

14 Dec 2020 at 3 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Easing Fears of No-Deal Brexit Offer Boost to Pound Japanese Yen Exchange Rate The Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate rallied strongly on Monday as anxiety over a potential no-deal Brexit outcome temporarily diminished. As the UK and EU agreed to extend trade talks further in the hopes of reaching a deal the mood towards the...

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Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Strengthens on Unexpected UK Retail Sales Growth

20 Nov 2020 at 3 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Gains Ground Thanks to UK Retail Sales Growth UK retail sales delivered unexpected monthly growth in October, helping to keep the Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate on a stronger footing ahead of the weekend. Investors were encouraged as retail sales strengthened 1.2% on the month,...

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Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Sheds Further Ground on Weaker Monthly UK Growth Rate

12 Nov 2020 at 3 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Pound Japanese Yen Exchange Rate Slides as UK Gross Domestic Product Misses Forecast The Pound Sterling to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate came under renewed pressure in the wake of the third quarter UK gross domestic product report. Although the headline quarterly growth rate surged to a record high of 15.5% this was not enough to...

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Pound Japanese Yen Exchange Rate Rises as Covid-19 Vaccine Hopes Weigh on JPY

10 Nov 2020 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/JPY Exchange Rate Edges Higher Despite Positive Japanese Economic Data The Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate rose by 0.7% today owing to positive news about a Covid-19 vaccine. The pairing is currently fluctuating around ¥139.557. As a result, safe-haven currencies like the Japanese Yen suffered a sell off in favour of...

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Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Dips as Safe-Haven Demand Rises on US Political Uncertainty

2 Nov 2020 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/JPY Exchange Rate Sinks as Japanese Yen Benefits from Safe-Haven Demand The Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate dipped today, with the pairing currently fluctuating around ¥135.329. The Japanese Yen (JPY) rose against Sterling today owing to its safe-haven status. With uncertainties over the global economy and US...

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GBP to JPY Exchange Rate Pushed Back from Highs as US Politics Boost Safe Haven Demand

23 Oct 2020 at 12 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

Demand for safe havens like the Japanese Yen is rising again today, so the British Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate has been knocked slightly from its best levels following this week’s impressive jump. Rising hopes for a Brexit deal to be agreed over the coming month have kept the Pound buoyed, but if US political uncertainty...

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Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Edges Higher as Fears Grow over Japan’s Economic Recovery

21 Oct 2020 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/JPY Exchange Rate Rises as BoJ Urges ‘Swift and Appropriate’ Action The Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate edged higher today, with the pairing currently trading around ¥136.850. The Japanese Yen (JPY) fell against the Pound (GBP) following comments from the Bank of Japan (BoJ) that the Japanese Government and national...

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