LONDON, July 22- Expectations of a renewed divergence between Japanese and U.S. monetary policy weighed on the yen on Friday as markets mulled the first major business sentiment surveys on the health of the European economy since last month's Brexit vote. In early trade in London, the yen was down 0.3 percent on the day, having recovered from six-week lows after... » Read More
Currencies held to tight ranges in thin pre-holiday trade Thursday, with the euro see-sawing against the U.S. dollar while investors struggle to gauge developments on U.S. budget talks.
Hamish Pepper, FX Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays Capital shares his outlook for the yen.
David Greene, Senior Corp FX Dealer, Western Union Business Solutions says he expects the USD/JPY to pare back to 81 over the next 6 months as expectations over the BOJ's easing measures settle down.
Stephen Davies, CEO, Javelin Wealth Management outlines why despite a change in government, not much else will change in the world's third-largest economy.
The euro hit a 16-month high against the yen and an 8 1/2-month peak versus the dollar, bolstered by German business confidence data and optimism about Greece.
German business confidence lifts the euro and easing expectations dent the yen - it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Deidre Wang Morris says the weak yen is fueling a rally in Japanese equities.
Nizam Idris, MD, head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies at Macquarie speculates about the impact of BoJ easing on the yen.
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist, RBS says the rate at which the BOJ is expanding its balance sheet is on par with the Fed's plan for next year. He says USD/JPY is clearly on an upward trend and could hit 90 very quickly.
Jesper Bargmann, Head of G11 SPOT FX, Asia Pacific, RBS says USD/JPY should continue on its trend lower as the BOJ may adopt further easing measures in its first policy meeting following the LDP's win.
Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management says the Australian dollar is overvalued but he sees a possibility of it being used in a yen carry trade if the yen weakens.
Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management says a recovering U.S economy will help bring global growth in 2013 to 3%.
Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank advises investors not to place heavy easing expectations on the Bank of Japan. He says the right way to play yen crosses is to wait until there is greater confirmation of easing measures.
Consistent with the theme of his latest book, John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics believes Japan is rapidly approaching the end of the road paved with government bonds and a strong currency.
The victory by Japan's Liberal Democratic Party fueled hopes for more monetary stimulus and sent the yen into a tailspin - it's time for your FX Fix.
The Japanese people have handed Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party the chance to kick-start the country's moribund economy – but which companies could benefit from the LDP's plans?
Geoff Wilkinson, head of technical strategy at Whitman Howard, joins CNBC for a technical look at Apple, Euro vs Dollar and the Euro vs Yen.
Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, tells CNBC what stocks to buy on the back of the Japanese election.
Frederic Neumann, MD & co-head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, speaks to CNBC about the aftermath of Japan¿s election and whether the Yen will be pushed lower.