Currencies Japanese Yen

  • Tensions over currency policies are high and traders are shedding short yen positions - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Brainard: Avoid 'Loose Talk' on Currencies

    Lael Brainard, U.S. under-secretary to the treasury for international affairs, tells CNBC that all members of the G7 will adhere to this week's currency statement, while it's important to avoid "loose talk" on currencies.

  • This is a Currency War: Expert

    Daragh Maher, FX strategist at HSBC, tells CNBC that despite what the G20 are saying, there is a currency war taking place. Although Japan won't be able to maintain their aggressive weakening of the yen.

  • Fight Stagnation, Not Each Other

    Simon Cox, Asia Economics Editor at The Economist says finance ministers and central banks should be fighting stagnation, not each other. He's joined by Michael Hewson, Senior Market Analyst at CMC Markets who says the weakening yen is justified.

  • Japan's Deflation Needs to be Defeated

    Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets says Europe and the U.S. need to understand that a stronger Japan's is ultimately good for the global economy.

  • No Case Against Competitive Devaluation at G20

    Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets says Japan has a legitimate case to fight against deflation which will bring down its currency.

  • Central Banks Overstretched: Analyst

    Martin Schulz, Senior Economist at Fujitsu Research Institute says that central banks are clearly overstretched and the shift is now towards fiscal policy.

  • 'Currency wars' will come to Moscow on Friday as finance officials from the Group of 20 nations spar over Japan's expansive policies that have driven down the value of the yen.

  • Is This the Start of a Global Currency War?

    Michael Woolfolk, MD & Senior Currency Strategist, BNY Mellon joins Axel Merk, President & Chief Investment Officer, Merk Investments and Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore, OCBC Bank to discuss the possibility of an escalation of a global currency war ahead of a G20 meeting.

  • Hedge Funds Make Billions Betting Against Yen

    Hedge funds are making billions betting against the Japanese yen. Greg Zuckerman, author of "The Greatest Trade Ever," offers insight.

  • Yen Falls As Japan Economy Shrinks

    John Taylor, FX Concepts, explains the Japanese yen's moves in the last, and why the currency will hit $100 per U.S. dollar by year end.

  • A contracting euro zone economy weighs on the euro, and waning risk appetite drags down the pound - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Yen Battle A Political Game: Expert

    Marco Bardelli, CEO of UBI Capital, tells CNBC that the weakening yen has become a political game which is taking attention away from the key issues Japan face, like kick-starting domestic consumption.

  • There Are No Currency Wars

    Paul Donovan, Deputy Head, Global Economics at UBS says currencies normally move 10-15% in a year and that the current currency moves are normal fluctuations.

  • Weaker Yen Trend Will Continue

    Jesper Bargmann, Head of G11 Spot FX, Asia Pacific at RBS Global Banking & Markets says the yen will break through the 95 level against the U.S. dollar.

  • Yen vs Won Hitting South Korea Tourism: Pro

    Leong Wai Ho, Director & Senior Regional Economist, Barclays describes how the yen is taking a toll not just on corporates but on tourism as well.

  • Aggressive Easing Only Way Out for Japan?

    Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS questions if aggressive easing is the only solution to Japan's deflation battle as overall investment, which is crucial to perk up the economy, remains sluggish.

  • Japan Capital Spending to Lead Growth in 2013

    Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research, JPMorgan Securities discuss Japan's latest GDP numbers. He believes business investment will be an engine for growth in the coming year.

  • Sick of emailing your resume? Form a mass rally, that's what new graduates in Tokyo are doing.

  • Prologis: How Japan's Economy Grew Our Profits

    Ahead of Prologis' REIT listing in Tokyo, CEO Hamid Moghadam tells CNBC how Japan's long-term fundamentals & the 'Abenomics' impact helped lift growth.