EUR/JPY - This is the forex quote for the Euro vs. Japanese Yen exchange rate. EUR (the 'base currency') is quoted in terms of JPY (the 'counter currency'). The Yen is a historically low-yielding currency, making an attractive vehicle to fund carry trades (where traders borrow cheaply in JPY to buy higher-yielding currencies, including EUR. Investors tend to favor carry trades at times of optimism about global economic performance and stability; they shun them at times of market stress. This makes EUR/JPY sensitive to swings in broad-based market sentiment trends. The pair may likewise find volatility in news-flow related to the Eurozone debt crisis as well the extraordinary anti-deflation policy efforts from the Bank of Japan introduced in 2013.
The Japanese Yen responded to a key technical barrier last week with and leaves the bears vulnerable early in the month. Get your $USDJPY technical analysis from @MBForex here: https://t.co/ijElJvmHyn https://t.co/Xv7pVMQ6h4
Commodities Update: As of 18:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule:
Oil - US Crude: 0.33%
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IG Client Sentiment Update: Our data shows the vast majority of traders in Ripple are long at 96.03%, while traders in US 500 are at opposite extremes with 76.79%.
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Ahead of the RBNZ rate decision next week, the New Zealand Dollar has struggled to climb higher against its major counterparts, with the exception of the US Dollar. Get your market update from @JMcQueenFX here:https://t.co/iZxV2qSVrw https://t.co/CGE3WeJ3Yl
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