Japanese Yen May Extend Rebound as Risk Appetite Sours

Talking Points: Commodity currencies rise as energy, material shares boost ASX 200 Yen higher as Japanese shares decline, driving anti-risk capital flows European, US stock index futures hint at further risk aversion ahead The Australian, Canadian and New Zealand Dollars traded higher in Asian trade. The move tracked gains in Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 stock index. […]

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Japanese Yen Shrugs At Weaker Business Sentiment

Talking Points Japanese businesses are less confident now than they were in the last quarter of 2016, a survey showed Large manufactures are much gloomier However, the Yen barely moved. Well, it is “payrolls Friday” The Japanese Yen was steady on Friday despite news of some weakening in business confidence. The Business Sentiment Index for […]

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Yen Steady as Japanese Construction Underwhelms

Talking Points Japanese housing starts expanded far more weakly in November than they had the previous month However, this can be a volatile series The real bad news was in overall construction orders, they fell sharply The Yen was steady against the US Dollar on Tuesday after Japanese housing starts came in much weaker than […]