Tag Archives: Japan


Japanese GDP Boosts JPY JPY was stronger over the European morning following the latest data, realised overnight, which showed that Japanese GDP grew 0.3% over […]

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 2, 2016 : The Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo during press conference at Elysee Palace (Palais de l'Elysee) for a working visit about the summit of G7 in japan.

Political Events Continue to Pose Risks In what has become a strong theme in forex markets, political events are once again overshadowing basic economic drivers. […]


QQE With Yield Curve Control to Remain Unhanged At their upcoming meeting this week, the BOJ is widely expected to keep their current “QQE with […]


After two weeks of a choppy trading in most of the global equities, due to the global geopolitical tensions, some of these indices tried to […]

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CHF Sliding Lower The main market focus over the last two weeks has been the July ECB and FOMC meetings. However, aside from these two […]

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Negative economic releases, scandals and polls are surrounding the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who appears to have switched to crisis management mode, leading the […]


The manufacturing activity, based on the survey of manufacturers surged during the second quarter, data from the Bank of Japan’s quarterly Tankan survey showed. What […]


Summary: BoJ meeting largely a non-event. No major policy changes Interest rates remain at -0.10% BoJ’s QQE remains at 80 trillion yen BoJ upgrades GDP […]

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Since the beginning of the year, the Japanese Yen has been strengthening notably after the period of weakness at the end of last year. Last […]


The week ahead will see a continuation of economic data from across the various regions. In the UK, the inflation numbers for April is expected […]