The dollar rose against a swath of currencies on Friday, rocketing to 4 1/2-year high against Japan's yen.» Read More
John Woods, Chief Investment Strategist at Citi Private Bank, and Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at NAB discuss the scenarios surrounding the Japanese Yen to break the 100 level and what effect that will have.
The U.S. dollar and euro rallied 1.5 percent versus the yen on Friday after Japan said the Group of 20 countries did not oppose its aggressive monetary easing.
SYDNEY, April 19- The euro and yen started trade in Asia on Friday in familiar territory having steadied from wild swings in a week that took a heavy toll on commodity currencies such as the Australian dollar. The euro stood at $1.3056, little changed from late New York and Tokyo levels on Thursday.
The euro edged higher against the dollar as more signals of a weakening U.S. economic recovery lifted it from its biggest daily drop in 10 months in the previous session.
SINGAPORE, April 18- The yen fell and pulled away from intraday highs in choppy trade on Thursday as risk aversion eased, while the euro steadied after sliding the previous day on talk of more monetary easing by the European Central Bank. The Australian dollar held steady at 101.19 yen.
Harry Ida, Senior Analyst at Thomson Reuters says short JPY against almost anything.
The euro suffered its biggest daily decline against the dollar in nearly a year on Wednesday, weakened by talk of a euro zone interest rate cut.
The yen tumbled against the dollar and euro Tuesday, reversing the previous session's sharp gains as investor anxiety triggered by a record plunge in gold prices eased.
Mitul Kotecha, Head of Global FX Strategy at Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Banking says the USD/JPY will eventually break through the 100 level in the not too distant future.
Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered tells CNBC's Cash Flow why the yen has gone back to being a safe haven trade.
The yen rose from recent multi-year lows against the dollar and euro on Monday amid renewed worries about the global economy.
Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, explains that the U.S. dollar has recovered against commodity-currencies following the drop in gold prices.
David Degaris, Director & Senior Economist of NAB Global Markets Research and Matthew Circosta, Economist at Moody's Analytics go head to head over the prospects for Australia's economy outside its mining sector. Circosta sees green shoots in the domestic economy while Degaris is still concerned about Australia's transition away from the mining and resources sector.
The dollar declined from a four-year peak against the yen Friday after a fall in U.S. retail sales reinforced expectations the Fed will keep its monetary policy loose.
Tom Averill, Managing Director at Rochford Capital says he sees more weakness for the yen. He expects it to hit 1.05 in a few months and recommends shorting the yen against the kiwi dollar.
The dollar rose to another four-year high against the yen on Thursday, closing in on the key 100 yen level.
*USD stalls near 100 yen, due to hefty offers at the big number. TOKYO, April 11- The dollar hovered near a four-year high against the yen on Thursday after the minutes of the U.S. Clearly it's unlikely to keep buying bonds for two years, "said Minori Uchida, chief currency analyst at the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ.
Nick Verdi, Director of FX Strategy at Barclays tells CNBC's Cash Flow how to play the Korean won and the Australian dollar.
SYDNEY, April 11- The dollar came within a hair's breadth of 100 yen early in Asia on Thursday with the Japanese currency seeing little respite in selling pressure after the Bank of Japan reiterated its resolve to pull the economy out of a deflationary funk. The greenback bought 99.79 yen, having risen as high as 99.88.
The dollar rose to a four-year high against the yen on Wednesday, edging closer to the key 100-yen mark after release of the U.S. Federal Reserve's March meeting minutes.