In this section, you will find important USDJPY news, actionable trading ideas, and a live USDJPY chart to help you understand the markets better.

USDJPY is the ticker symbol in Global FX markets that represents how many Japanese Yen you can buy with one US dollar. USDJPY is one of the world’s major currency pairs according to the Bank for International Settlements and represents 17% percent of total daily volume on forex trading markets. The factors that affect the value of the pair are the economic policy by the Japanese and U.S. governments and central banks, but also economic conditions and other economic indicators like unemployment, imports, exports, etc. However, a key driver is risk sentiment and there is a good negative correlation between stock markets and the Japanese Yen in the short term. The JPY is sensitive to risk sentiment as it is a so-called funding currency. The pair is very popular among traders because of the high liquidity and tight spreads.

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USDJPY forms bullish flag after BOJ interest rate decision

The USDJPY is little changed today as traders react to the BOJ interest rate decision. The pair is trading at 107.25, which is a few pips above the intraday low of 107.200. BOJ rate decision At the conclusion of the two-day meeting started yesterday, the BOJ did what most people […]


5 Things to Watch in the Economic Calendar Next Week

The economic calendar was relatively calm this week. The only major events in it were the RBA interest rate decision and the Canadian jobs numbers. The US dollar weakened against key currencies while gold price reached the highest level in more than 7 years. Global stocks wavered as US tensions […]