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

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Pound Sterling to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Losses Seen on UK Inflation Rate Slowdown

17 Oct 2018 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound opened trading against the Japanese Yen at a level of ¥147.1200 on Tuesday, later closing higher around ¥148.1484. This appreciation was brought on by news of a better-than-expected UK wage growth rise in August – the pace of average earnings growth increased despite forecasts for no change. At the time, there was high...

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Pound to Yen Exchange Rate News: GBP/JPY Exchange Rate Rises as DUP Threatens to Reject Budget

11 Oct 2018 at 3 PM - Written by David Woodsmith

Wednesday saw the Pound to Japanese Yen exchange rate open in the region of ¥148.6796 and close slightly lower around ¥148.0197. This deprecation was caused by a mixed reception to the UK’s GDP growth rate data – on the plus side, 0.7% growth was reported for the 3-month average to the end of August. Less supportively, however, a...

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GBP JPY Exchange Rate Picks up as Japanese Service Sector Slows to Near-Stagnation

3 Oct 2018 at 12 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

A weaker-than-expected UK services PMI was not enough to drive the Pound Sterling to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate lower on Wednesday. While the services PMI softened from 54.3 to 53.9 in September the sector remains firmly within a state of expansion, even in the face of mounting Brexit-based jitters. Although signs still point...

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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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