US DOLLAR FALLS TO 105.60 JAPANESE YEN ON WEAK DURABLE GOODS DATA. » Read More
Adrian Foster, Head of Financial Markets Research, Asia Pacific at Rabobank, says the impact of the North Korean rocket launch on the Korean won is likely to be limited, with markets looking ahead to the central bank meeting this week.
Richard Jerram, Chief Economist, Bank of Singapore says there is no real discussion in Japan about how to fix the problems of the last 20 years. He says Japan needs to deregulate its protected sectors, and the DPJ might be taking that more seriously than the LDP.
Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets Research, ANZ says the fiscal cliff might not be as big a deal as people think, and that it is keeping people away from trading currencies. He expects the U.S. dollar to weaken into the year end.
Peter Whitley, Senior FX Analyst, Thomson Reuters, says with the elections still ongoing in Japan, it's too soon to expect any easing measures until at least the first quarter of 2013.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist, Westpac Bank says with the RBA cutting rates and the Bank of Canada keeping rates on hold, now is the best time to short this currency cross.
The euro rose against the dollar Monday as comments made by Italy's prime minister allayed fears about the country's outlook.
Ben Collett, Head of Japanese Equities, Louis Capital Markets says he's not too concerned about Japan slipping into a technical recession. He says he's more focused on the structural change occurring in the yen for his equity investments.
Clifford Bennett, Chief Economist, Orb Global Investments says the improvement in non-farm payrolls will be positive for dollar sentiment. He adds that data from China will also help lift currencies broadly.
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Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset, has a short dollar/yen play ahead of the Fed's monetary policy announcement. Also, the trade on Procter & Gamble and Campbell Soup, with the FMHR team.
Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy, Nomura says the elections in Japan will in essence, be a referendum on monetary policy. He adds that he would not short Japan at a time like this, unless it's for tactical reasons.
Nick Verdi, Director of FX Strategy Asia Pacific ex-Japan at Barclays, says the Australian dollar will trade lower in the near term hurt by negotiations over the fiscal cliff which he thinks won't be resolved by the year-end.
Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy, NAB discusses the likelihood of a weakening Yen as elections in Japan near. He adds that there could be further measures at the BOJ's next meeting.
The euro fell from a seven-week high Wednesday after a disappointing Spanish bond auction and weak euro zone economic data.