Japanese Yen


  • Got whiplash? The euro is spiking on news of the European Central Bank's Italy support - for now.

  • Safe Havens Rule Again Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 8:52 AM ET

    Safe haven currencies are riding high again, and everything else is sagging - time for your Freaky Friday FX Fix.

  • Finessing the Fear Factor     Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 7:22 AM ET

    Are investors overly pessimistic? Perspective on fear permeating the markets, with James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management; Tim Courtney, Burns Advisory Group, and Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors co-chairman.

  • Yen Interventions Will Not Stop     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 11:10 PM ET

    Mark Hibbs, MD & Porfolio Manager at Gen2 Partners Japan KK, expects the Japanese government to keep on interneving in the currency markets in order to lessen pressure on the Yen.

  • Sell Dollar or Not?     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 10:40 PM ET

    Richard Yetsenga, Global Head of FX Strategy at ANZ, thinks medium term investors should wait and sell the dollar at a higher level.

  • When Central Banks Target Havens     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 5:45 PM ET

    Where can investors hide when central banks target safe havens? Hens Nordvig, head of G10 Fx Strategy at Nomura, weighs in.

  • Yen and Swiss Franc: Still Safe Havens? Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 2:46 PM ET

    Safe-haven Swiss francs and yen got caught in a currency squall when those central banks intervened. Here's what to expect next.

  • Currency Wars & Kraft Splits in Two     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 12:45 PM ET

    Insight on the currency wars and how to play it, with Rebecca Patterson, JP Morgan, and CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story on Kraft's plans to split into two companies and what it means to investors, with Scott Mushkin, Jefferies & Company.

  • Japan Does What it Threatened, Turkey Surprises Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 7:52 AM ET

    Japan acts to take the yen lower and Turkey resets everything — time for your central bank FX Fix.

  • Currency Cross-Currents: Taming the Yen     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 6:34 AM ET

    Japan is acting to tame the Yen, with Nick Bennenbrook, Wells Fargo, who says the Yen will get weaker but it doesn't necessarily mean that it won't reverse that move later on.

  • Yen Intervention     Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | 12:05 AM ET

    Lee Wai Tuck, Currency Markets Strategist at Forecast talks about Japan's intervention.

  • Yen & Swiss Franc Will Stay Strong     Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 10:40 PM ET

    Ed Ponsi, Managing Director at Barchetta Capital Management, says the effects of yen intervention and the increase of Swiss interest rate will not last because of the tremendous of pressure to sell the U.S. dollar.

  • Swiss Franc Slides, Euro Lifts Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 8:14 AM ET

    A Swiss rate cut dents the franc and Europeans go shopping — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Is Yen a Safe Haven?     Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 1:20 AM ET

    As other currencies look more risky, could the yen become a safe haven? Simon Smith, chief economist at FxPro thinks not. "Things turn quite quickly when investors lose confidence... you know that that's coming at some point (in Japan) and do you want to be in front of that steamroller when it happens?" he told CNBC.

  • Expectations of Japan Intervention on Yen Grow Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

    Analysts are predicting that Japan will intervene to slow down the yen as early as this week.

  • Risk of U.S. Debt Downgrade?     Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 1:26 PM ET

    Discussing currency trends and where investor are seeking safe haven, with Win Thin, Brown Brothers Harriman, and CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Dollar Downside Done?     Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 12:15 PM ET

    Has the U.S. dollar hit bottom? Discussing global currency trades, with Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan chief markets strategist, and Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners CIO. Also, CNBC's Eamon Javers with an update on the Senate debt limit vote.

  • Aussie Slips, South Korea Goes for the Gold Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 7:52 AM ET

    South Korea diversifies reserves away from the dollar, and Australia's central bank stays pat — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Dollar-Yen Is the Top Trade     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 11:20 PM ET

    Nick Verdi, VP, FX Strategy at Barclays Capital, says the weak U.S. dollar continues to give more strength to Yen.

  • Asian Currencies on Rising Trend     Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 10:40 PM ET

    Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered, says Asian currencies, especially Yen, benefit from the weak U.S. dollar.