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MUFG Favour Stronger Japanese Yen

  • Written by Gary Howes
  • Category: JPY

Yen exchange rates

The Japanese Yen is leading the pack ahead of the weekend, with the currency advancing against all its major peers amidst an ongoing liquidation of equity holdings in the face of the coronavirus outbreak and further gains are possible says a major Japanese bank.

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Japanese Yen to Keep Sterling Under Pressure as Safe-havens Rule Roost

  • Written by James Skinner
  • Category: JPY

The Pound continued a week long decline against the Yen Tuesday and is tipped for further losses over the coming days as a toxic cocktail of coronavirus and Brexit risks take their toll and the safe-haven Japanese unit shines.

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Japanese Yen: Economy Shrinks 6.3% Leading to Expectations for BoJ Stimulus

  • Written by Gary Howes
  • Category: JPY

Abe under pressure

Japan's economy shrank by 1.6% in the final quarter of 2019 courtesy of the Government's decision to hike sales taxes, the decline that was far greater than the -1.0% decline markets had been expecting and adds weight to calls for authorities to intervene. Any intervention could meanwhile have repercussions for Yen direction in 2020.

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