Tag: bank of japan

Earnings Warnings and Rate Hike Upgrade Hurt S&P 500 Upside Potential

  After a significant number of warnings from policymakers and analysts alike, rising equity valuations have been a growing source of concern, to the extent...

Bad News Sends EURJPY Towards Key Support

Another round of setbacks was laid bare earlier this week for the Bank of Japan and investors after the nation’s economic metrics continued to...

USDJPY challenging weekly resistance, 109.75 next?

The Japanese yen seems to attract decent buyers in the Asian session. It is sending all the necessary signals for traders and investors to jump...

Forex Trader Maze: Trading perspectives EUR/USD, GBP/JPY, USD/CAD, EUR/GBP

Forex Trader Maze: Trading perspectives EUR/USD, GBP/JPY, USD/CAD, EUR/GBP Yes, you do not have to email me or leave a comment. I know...the ideas I...

Gold in Early Phase of Reversal?

Gold has been a whipsaw of activity over the last 7 years as the response to the financial crisis drove speculation that inflation would...

Gold Gets its Groove Back

The resurgence of gold prices over the last few weeks has raised some serious eyebrows about the state of the global economy. Although a...

USD/JPY Spikes to 5-Week High after BOJ Introduces Negative Rates

The Japanese yen plunged versus the dollar on Friday after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) adopted negative interest rates on some deposits in a...

Dollar Falls as US Economy Brakes

The US dollar traded lower against a basket of currencies Thursday after government data revealed a sharp slowdown in US economic growth in the...

Chinese Stocks Decline Sharply in Volatile Session

Chinese stocks fell sharply on Wednesday, posting their biggest drop in a month amid speculation that the equities rally of October had gone too...

Global Markets Maintain Rally as BOJ Refrains from Adding to QE

Global stock markets rallied again on Wednesday, rising in lockstep with commodities as the Bank of Japan (BOJ) refrained from adding to its record...

World Stocks Climb on BOJ Stimulus Hopes

Asian and European stocks rose on Tuesday on hopes for a new round of stimulus from the Bank of Japan, while investors remained confident...

USD/JPY Rises as BOJ Inflation Expectations Flatline

The USD/JPY enjoyed upward momentum on Monday, as the Bank of Japan acknowledged that inflationary pressures are expected to remain tame due to the...

USD/JPY Edges Lower as BOJ Maintains Upbeat View of Economy

The USD/JPY pared gains on Friday after climbing above 1.2300 in intraday trade, as the Bank of Japan maintained its massive stimulus program and...

How Do Central Banks Affect Exchange Rates

We all know that central bank decisions are some of the most influential occurrences on the forex markets, but how do the actual mechanics...

6 Central Banks That Rule Forex

The role of central banks in deciding exchange rate levels cannot be overestimated. If you want to trade currencies you need to understand what...

Safe-Haven Yen Reverses Recent Losses as Global Markets Fall

Global stockmarkets fell yesterday, driving investors into the arms of the Japanese yen, which has long been considered a 'safe haven' for value in...

More BoJ Stimulus on Way, Yen Sinks Further

The yen came under increased selling pressure in early trading this morning amidst the prospect of more stimulus from the Bank of Japan. The...

Can Abenomics Save Japan? – Infographic

One of the biggest currency stories of late has been the strong downtrend in the Japanese yen, which has been largely brought about by...