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  • TOKYO, Sept 20- Major currencies came to a standstill on Tuesday as investors look to this week's policy meetings of the Bank of Japan and Federal Reserve, with speculation rife that the Japanese central bank will make crucial changes to its easing programme. The dollar dipped to 101.84 yen, about 0.4 percent lower than late last week though it remained well...

  • Chart patterns suggest that dollar/yen has a high probability of retesting the lower edge of the trading channel near 95.

  • FX USD

    Saxo Capital Markets' Kay Van-Petersen says he favors short dollar positions and is long on the Aussie dollar and the Kiwi.

  • TOKYO, Sept 20- Major currencies came to a standstill on Tuesday as investors look to this week's policy meetings of the Bank of Japan and Federal Reserve, with speculation rife that the Japanese central bank will make crucial changes to its easing programme. The dollar dipped to 101.84 yen, about 0.4 percent lower than late last week though it remained well...

  • In Super Wednesday's central bank double-header, the Federal Reserve's show may be an afterthought to the Bank of Japan's performance.

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during the "Investment Opportunities in Japan:Toward The New Asia-Pacific Era," meeting, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 19, 2016.

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe defended his country’s economic initiatives before a group of investors and executives in New York.

  • *BOJ, Fed scheduled to meet Sept 20-21. NEW YORK, Sept 19- The U.S. dollar fell from Friday's more than two-week high against a basket of major currencies on Monday on expectations that any Bank of Japan action this week would not weaken the yen and the Federal Reserve would refrain from raising rates. A growing belief that the BOJ will stop short of the dramatic action...

  • BOJ Yen

    If the Bank of Japan admits it is facing issues with asset purhcases, expect dollar/yen to fall, says Westpac Bank's Robert Rennie.

  • FX Yen

    The dollar/yen has been falling every time after a BOJ meeting instead of increasing, says Credit Agricole's David Forrester.

  • Yen BOJ

    If both the Fed and BOJ misfire at the same time, the yen could strengthen against the dollar, says Rabobank's Michael Every.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- The U.S. dollar hit a more than two-week high against a basket of major currencies on Friday after U.S. inflation data boosted bets on a faster pace of Federal Reserve interest rate increases, while uncertainty ahead of a Bank of Japan meeting limited the dollar's gains against the yen. The U.S. Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index rose...

  • LONDON, Sept 16- The dollar was on course to fall for a second week against the yen on Friday after U.S. retail sales data quelled lingering bets on the Federal Reserve raising interest rates next week, while faith in Bank of Japan action against its currency also seems limited. The past week has been dominated by a rethink on debt markets about the outlook for...

  • SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, Sept 16- The dollar eased versus the yen on Friday, struggling to gain traction after lacklustre U.S. economic data further dampened already low expectations for a Federal Reserve interest rate hike next week. Movements in major currencies were confined to relatively narrow ranges with a wait-and-see mood prevailing ahead of the Sept. 20-21...

  • *Earnings forecasts to be revised down if dollar below 100 yen. TOKYO, Sept 16- Few Japanese companies see the central bank's aggressive monetary stimulus as achieving its stated goal of spurring inflation, a Reuters poll found, with firms citing negative fallout from the programme more than positive effects. Asked in a monthly Reuters Corporate Survey to...

  • *BOJ, Fed will both hold policy meetings on Sept 20-21. NEW YORK, Sept 15- The U.S. dollar reversed earlier gains against the yen on Thursday as traders doubted that the Bank of Japan would be able to weaken the yen with more policy stimulus, while profit-taking and gains in commodity currencies also weighed on the greenback. "There are legitimate doubts about the...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 15- The U.S. dollar gained against a basket of major currencies on Thursday after traders looked ahead to a potential rate increase from the Federal Reserve in December and sold yen on anticipation that the Bank of Japan could ramp up stimulus next week. The euro briefly hit a six-day high against the dollar of $1.1283 after data showing...

  • LONDON, Sept 15- The yen inched higher on Thursday as investors' sought safe havens in the face of a shaky atmosphere on stock markets, though major currency pairs were otherwise little changed ahead of a round of central bank meetings. They are preceded on Thursday by Swiss National Bank, which kept its expansive monetary policy intact, and the Bank of England,...

  • TOKYO, Sept 15- The yen firmed in Asian trade on Thursday as investors' looked for safe havens in the face of weakening share markets, though major currency pairs were otherwise little changed ahead of next week's Bank of Japan and Federal Reserve policy meetings. The dollar edged down 0.2 percent to 102.24 yen, moving away from a one-week high of 103.35 yen touched...

  • HONG KONG, Sept 14- Asian stocks wallowed near six-week lows on Wednesday and the dollar stood strong against a broad swathe of currencies including the Japanese yen as concerns grew about the fading impact of the world's major central banks to stimulate growth. European markets were set for a better start, however, with the FTSE 100, DAX and CAC expected to open...

  • TOKYO, Sept 14- The yen slipped broadly on Wednesday after a report that the Bank of Japan is considering further monetary easing steps, including taking interest rates deeper into negative territory. "The view was already there that the BOJ could steepen Japan's excessively flat yield curve and deepen minus rates to lessen the negative impact on financial...