BOJ Tankan – Companies see 1.4% y/y inflation in 1 year

We got results from the Tankan survey yesterday, today its company inflation expectations from the same survey.Read more

BOJ Struggles with Its 2% Inflation Rate Promise

Six months after Haruhiko Kuroda, the Bank of Japan Governor, unleashed record monetary easing, economists are yet to be convinced that the 2 percent inflation target will be met. The Bank of Japan is expected...Read more

Yen Strengthens against Greenback Prior to Jobs and Factory Data


The Japanese currency advanced against the greenback for the first time in five days as speculation the Federal Reserve will reduce stimulus in coming months spurred demand for the yen as safe haven. The yen...Read more

Yen Strengthens against Peers on Recovery Signs


The Japanese currency rose against its major counterparts after data showed retail sales in the country grew more than economists had projected. Unemployment rate was also reported to have dropped. The currency...Read more

Yen Down against the Euro on BOJ Pledge


The Japanese currency declined to its lowest point in three weeks against the euro after Deputy Governor Kikuo Iwata reiterated the Bank of Japan commitment to unprecedented monetary easing. The...Read more

Japanese Currency Advances of China Money-Market Data


The Japanese currency strengthened to its strongest in two weeks against the greenback as the benchmark rate for funds available in China’s banking system surged by most since July, fanning demand for safer...Read more

USD/JPY Major Forex Events


USD/JPY reversed direction last week, as the Japanese yen posted modest gains. The pair closed the week at 97.69. This week’s schedule is very light, with just four releases. The US dollar was broadly weaker last week...Read more

Yen Drops on Trade Data and BOJ Comments


The Japanese currency fell against all of its major counterparts after Japan’s export growth slowed and the central bank governor reiterated his commitment to monetary easing. The currency snapped a two-day gain...Read more

Greenback Down From 3-Week High against Yen


The greenback was down from its highest level in three weeks against the yen after encountering technical resistance and as the short-term deal passed by US Congress failed to end political uncertainties. The yen rose...Read more

Dollar Strengthens against Yen as Senate Meets


The greenback was up against the yen yesterday for the first time in three days after Senate leaders resumed talks to avoid a US default and reopen the government, damping demand for the Japanese currency as safe haven. The yen...Read more


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