News & Analysis at your fingertips.

We use a range of cookies to give you the best possible browsing experience. By continuing to use this website, you agree to our use of cookies.
You can learn more about our cookie policy here, or by following the link at the bottom of any page on our site.

0

Notifications

Notifications below are based on filters which can be adjusted via Economic and Webinar Calendar pages.

Live Webinar

Live Webinar Events

0

Economic Calendar

Economic Calendar Events

0
Free Trading Guides
Subscribe
Please try again
EUR/USD
Mixed
Oil - US Crude
Mixed
Wall Street
Bullish
Gold
Mixed
GBP/USD
Bearish
USD/JPY
Mixed
More View more
Real Time News
  • Time to break out some ratios like commercial real estate property tickers (eg $SPG) relative to Amazon ($AMZN) or Carnival Cruise ($CCL) relative to Netflix ($NFLX)
  • Forex Update: As of 21:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: 🇨🇦CAD: -0.07% 🇬🇧GBP: -0.11% 🇦🇺AUD: -0.42% 🇪🇺EUR: -0.54% 🇳🇿NZD: -0.59% 🇨🇭CHF: -0.63% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#currencies https://t.co/VvEMwfDftX
  • Rising yields (the aggregate yield I mentioned earlier is overlaid and inverted in red here) is dragging gold lower. The 60-day correlation (3 trading month) between $GC_F and yields is the strongest net negative since Oct 2019 https://t.co/Myo0FlsvJA
  • Commodities Update: As of 21:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: Oil - US Crude: -0.42% Silver: -0.47% Gold: -1.10% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#commodities https://t.co/fxdEWv4bfo
  • The Australian Dollar now risks a deeper March correction with the AUD/USD price reversal approaching multi-month uptrend support. Get your $AUDUSD market update from @MBForex here:https://t.co/jYfBrd5b22 https://t.co/tbU9BM3n3L
  • IG Client Sentiment Update: Our data shows the vast majority of traders in Silver are long at 92.43%, while traders in Germany 30 are at opposite extremes with 80.92%. See the summary chart below and full details and charts on DailyFX: https://www.dailyfx.com/sentiment https://t.co/W16EBX7wwK
  • US equities end the day mixed, as market participants continue to rotate $DOW 31801.91 +0.97% $SPX 3821.22 -0.54% $NDX 12299.0 -2.92% $RTY 2202.99 +0.49% $VIX 26.24 +6.41%
  • Indices Update: As of 21:00, these are your best and worst performers based on the London trading schedule: Wall Street: -0.01% US 500: -0.01% France 40: -0.28% Germany 30: -0.29% FTSE 100: -0.34% View the performance of all markets via https://www.dailyfx.com/forex-rates#indices https://t.co/LqhrKYMQFh
  • US Dollar strength continues, as USD/CHF surpasses 0.935 $USDCHF https://t.co/5RDZfc5tCp
  • The US Dollar set a fresh three-month-high on the back of a strong headline number in the Non-farm Payrolls report. Get your $USD technical analysis from @JStanleyFX here:https://t.co/ErM0N51RWP https://t.co/yzc3gfko6c
Japanese Yen Ignores Status-Quo Bank of Japan Policy Announcement

Japanese Yen Ignores Status-Quo Bank of Japan Policy Announcement

Rajyavardhan Pasari,

Talking Points:

  • Bank of Japan Keeps Monetary Base Target Unchanged at ¥270 Trillion
  • BOJ: Moderate Recovery Seen Despite Tax Hike, Inflation Stable at 1.25%
  • Yen Little-Changed as BOJ Announcement Holds No Surprises For Traders

The Japanese Yen remained relatively unchanged against its major global counterparts as the Bank of Japan delivered in its monetary policy announcement. The bank maintained its monetary base target at ¥270 trillion and stuck with its pledge to increase it by ¥60 to ¥70 trillion each year, as expected.Officials stated their expectations of a moderate recovery in the economy despite this year’s sales tax hike and saw the inflation rate stable around 1.25 percent for the time being.

The Yen’s limited response to the policy announcement likely reflected the outcome’s alignment with priced-in expectations, meaning it offered no meaningful impetus for traders to readjust their positions. Currency Analyst David Song argued in his weekly Yen forecast that the BOJ’s apparent confidence in being able to reach its objectives with the current policy mix as-is meant Governor Kuroda and company were unlikely to deliver anything materially different from the status quo this time around.

Japanese Yen Ignores Status-Quo Bank of Japan Policy Announcement

USD/JPY [15 mins - 08/08/2014] Chart created using FXCM Marketscope.

DailyFX provides forex news and technical analysis on the trends that influence the global currency markets.

DISCLOSURES