Currencies Japanese Yen

  • TOKYO, Aug 30- Japan's chief cabinet secretary has signaled Tokyo's readiness to intervene in the market if the yen spikes out of line with fundamentals and defended the Bank of Japan's negative interest rate policy. Yoshihide Suga, one of premier Shinzo Abe's closest aides, told Reuters in an interview on Tuesday the government will respond "appropriately" to...

  • TOKYO, Aug 30- Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Tuesday the government is watching market moves carefully and is ready to respond "appropriately," when asked whether Tokyo could intervene in the currency market to stem excessive yen rises. "The Ministry of Finance, the Financial Services Agency and the BOJ now hold regular meetings on...

  • TOKYO, Aug 30- Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Tuesday the government is watching market moves carefully and is ready to respond "appropriately," when asked whether Tokyo could intervene in the currency market to stem excessive yen rises. "The Ministry of Finance, the Financial Services Agency and the Bank of Japan now hold regular...

  • The euro/yen chart has multiple features which suggest a downside target near 107.

  • JP Retail Sales

    The USD/JPY is key to forward earning expectations among Japanese firms, says WisdomTree Japan KK's Jesper Koll.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- The U.S. dollar broadly extended gains on Monday and reached a three-week high against the yen after Federal Reserve officials' hawkish comments on Friday raised expectations that an interest rate hike is more likely in the coming months. At an annual gathering for global central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said the...

  • LONDON, Aug 29- The dollar rose to a three-week high against the yen on Monday after senior Federal Reserve officials bolstered expectations that U.S. interest rates would rise soon. Treasury yields rose to their highest since June and rate futures indicated the market priced in more than a 30 percent chance of a hike in September, up from 18 percent before Fed...

  • Pro: US dollar set to move higher

    Kathy Lien, CNBC Contributor and BK Asset Management Managing Director of FX Strategy, discusses the dollar's move versus the Japanese yen following the Federal Reserve summit in Jackson Hole.

  • LONDON, Aug 29- The dollar rose to a three-week high against the yen on Monday after senior Federal Reserve officials bolstered expectations that U.S. interest rates will rise soon. Treasury yields rose to their highest since June and rate futures indicated the market priced in more than a 30 percent chance of a hike in September, up from 18 percent before Fed...

  • JP Yen Economy

    The yen direction will depend on the success of its structural reforms which have been disappointing thus far, says Fountainhead Partners' Pu Yonghao.

  • TOKYO, Aug 29- The dollar stood tall in Asian trading on Monday, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's upbeat comments on the U.S. economy and traders raised their bets on an interest rate increase. The dollar added 0.2 percent to 102.03 yen after earlier rising as high as 102.14, its best since Aug. 12. "The next barrier is in the 102.00-102.60 band," wrote Marc...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 26- The dollar rallied to a two-week high against the yen and Swiss Franc on Friday in volatile trading as investors focused on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments on an improving U.S. economy that bolstered the case for an interest rate increase. The dollar, however, then rose as traders re-assessed her words and took into account hawkish...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 26- The dollar rallied to a two-week high against the yen and Swiss Franc on Friday in volatile trading as investors focused on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments on an improving U.S. economy that bolstered the case for an interest rate increase. The dollar, however, then rose as traders re-assessed her words and took into account hawkish...

  • TOKYO, Aug 26- The yen could be in for a bout of volatility and may even strengthen further in September, building on the boost from a sharp recent rise in Japanese government bond yields. Japanese government bond yields spiked in response to the limited scope of the Bank of Japan's stimulus increase, drove the yen's rise and turned the U.S.- Japan long-term...

  • Japan Easing

    Central banks are losing firepower, which is why fiscal policy needs to start being employed, says Morgan Stanley's Jonathan Garner.

  • TOKYO, Aug 25- The dollar bobbed higher in Asian on Thursday but major currencies continued to tread water ahead of the global central bankers' gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, at which Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen may offer new clues on U.S. monetary policy. Futures markets on Wednesday were indicating an 18 percent chance the U.S. central bank would hike...

  • Japanese Yen

    The Japanese yen has been a star performer in 2016, and everyone is wondering where this currency goes next.

  • TOKYO, Aug 24- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Wednesday with a pause in the strong-yen trend lifting cyclical stocks, while hopes that the Bank of Japan would buy more exchange traded funds continued to support sentiment. Financials were also in demand, with Nomura Holdings rising 1.5 percent, Daiwa Securities advancing 1.3 percent and Mizuho Financial...

  • The BOJ's purchases of the country's ETFs has been distorting the market, offering traders a leg up on picking stock winners.

  • A magnifying glass is used to inspect newly printed one dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing o

    JPMorgan has gone short the dollar against the euro and the yen, but don't blame the greenback.