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What’s Happening Between The US Dollar And The Japanese Yen Today?

watcher.guru The Japanese yen has gained modest traction against the US dollar today, breaking off its consistent spree of losses. The pressure on the Japanese yen, spurred by the…

Fed, Bank of Japan Will Drive Bitcoin to $1 Million, Says Arthur Hayes

decrypt.co The Federal Reserve and Bank Of Japan will be key drivers of a Bitcoin price rally to $1 million, predicts BitMEX co-founder Arthur Hayes, when both the central banks hit…

Crypto Market Set to Soar as Fed Eyes Unlimited Dollar-Yen Swap: Arthur Hayes

beincrypto.com Arthur Hayes, the former CEO of BitMEX, suggests that the Federal Reserve implement an unlimited dollar-yen swap agreement with the Bank of Japan (BOJ) to curb the yen…

Arthur Hayes Proposes Solution to Strengthen Yen and Its Impact on Dollar

coinspeaker.com Coinspeaker Arthur Hayes Proposes Solution to Strengthen Yen and Its Impact on Dollar Arthur Hayes, co-founder and former CEO of BitMEX, has addressed the ongoing power…

BitMEX Founder Predicts The Dawn Of ‘Crypto Valhalla’: When Will It Start?

newsbtc.com In his latest essay titled “The Easy Button,” Arthur Hayes, founder of the crypto exchange BitMEX, delves into the dynamics of global monetary policies and their…

Dollar-Yen Crisis in Japan: Arthur Hayes Says Bitcoin Will Soar Amidst Yen Collapse

coinpedia.org The post Dollar-Yen Crisis in Japan: Arthur Hayes Says Bitcoin Will Soar Amidst Yen Collapse appeared first on Coinpedia Fintech News American entrepreneur Arthur Hayes…

Japan's manufacturers want BOJ to keep yen stable, survey shows

japantimes.co.jp Japan's large manufacturers see exchange rate stability as the biggest factor they want out of the central bank's monetary policy, a Bank of Japan survey showed on Monday.…

Morgan Stanley On Japan In Rome

zerohedge.com Morgan Stanley On Japan In Rome By Seth Carpenter, Managing Director and Chief Global Economist at Morgan Stanley, and Matthew Hornbach, Global Head of Macro Strategy at…

JGB Futures Fall, Weighed by BOJ Rate-Hike Expectations

wsj.com JGB futures fell in the early Tokyo session. Expectations for when the BOJ will raise rates seem to have been brought forward, with some market participants anticipating a…

Weekly Market Outlook (20-24 May)

forexlive.com The PBoC is expected to leave the 1-year and 5-year LPR rates unchanged at 3.45% and 3.95% respectively. Last week, the central bank maintained the MLF rate unchanged at…

Potential for earlier BOJ rate hike rises amid hawkish signals, weak yen

asia.nikkei.com TOKYO -- When the Bank of Japan ended the world's only negative interest policy in March, it emphasized that financial conditions would be kept easy and interest rates would…

Japan Looks to Leave its Lost Decades Behind

thedailyupside.com Sunday marks the final day of Japan’s Ōgon Shūkan, or Golden Week. The celebration commemorates four national holidays including one all about the joy of kids, which is…

Dollar Strengthens Amid Hawkish Fed, Dovish BoJ

barrons.com The dollar strengthens as Fed officials push back against the idea that recent soft U.S. economic indicators make interest rate cuts this summer more likely. The greenback…

Japan's Bold Gamble Raising Rates Amidst Recession

tftc.io Conventional economic theories suggest that during a recession, central banks are likely to lower interest rates to stimulate growth. However, historical data and current…

Nikkei Dips on Fading Rate Hopes, Hang Seng Gains on Policy Bets

asiafinancial.com Asia’s major stock indexes slipped back on Friday after Fed officials dashed hopes of a turnaround soon in US interest rates. Data on Wednesday showed cooling US consumer…

Asian Stocks Fall on Fresh Signs of China Weakness: Markets Wrap

finance.yahoo.com Stocks in Asia fell Friday after data from China showed fresh economic weakness and traders reassessed the path forward for US interest rates. • None Putin and Xi Vow to…

BOJ could raise rates as soon as June, ex-chief economist says

japantimes.co.jp The Bank of Japan may raise its benchmark interest rate as many as three more times this year, with the next move potentially coming as early as June given how much room…

Asian stocks ease on uncertainty over timing of U.S. rate cuts

aol.com Asian stocks inched lower on Friday as traders pondered the near term U.S. monetary policy path after Federal Reserve officials suggested that interest rates may need to…

JGB Futures Fall; BOJ Bond Purchases in Focus

wsj.com JGB futures fell in thin trading in the morning Tokyo session. Market participants were likely to focus on the BOJ’s bond purchase operations today.

Dow rises to 40,000 for the first time

cnbc.com Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Meta — Shares pulled back 1.3% after the European Union opened a probe into the company regarding child safety…

Asia markets rise after Wall Street soars on soft inflation data; Japan GDP shrinks

cnbc.com TSMC says no damage to Arizona plant after report of an explosion Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company said there was no damage to its facilities at its Arizona…

Japan’s economy shrinks faster than expected; BT in new £3bn cost savings push

theguardian.com Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of business, the financial markets and the world economy. Japan’s economy has made a weak start to 2024, shrinking faster…

Japan GDP shrinks more than expected in Q1 as consumption slows

investing.com Investing.com-- The Japanese economy shrank more than expected in the first quarter of 2024, hit chiefly by a slowdown in consumer spending amid sticky inflation and…

April CPI is 3.4%

benzinga.com Today, we got the April Consumer Price Index (CPI) report which showed an overall increase of 3.4% unadjusted in the last year and 0.3% vs last month. That’s slightly below…

Levels to watch for USDJPY in the event of a hot CPI print

financialjuice.com The recent intervention from the BoJ was around the 160.00 and 157.00 levels. Ahead of US CPI today we are close to the 157.00 level, so worth keeping these levels in mind…

Japan’s biggest banks forecast record profits as rates rise

japantimes.co.jp Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group and Mizuho Financial Group all forecast record profits for the year started in April, after the country’s…

This Public Japanese Firm Has Added Bitcoin as Its Reserve Asset

cryptopotato.com Bitcoin has continued to gain mainstream adoption, with major corporations and top industry dogs incorporating the digital asset into their long-term financial strategies.…

JGBs Edge Lower, Weighed by Fears of More JGB Purchase Reductions

wsj.com JGBs edged lower in very thin trading in the morning Tokyo session, weighed by fears of more JGB purchases reductions by the BOJ.

Japan ends the world’s greatest monetary-policy experiment

economist.com On March 19th officials at the Bank of Japan (BoJ) announced that, with sustainable inflation of 2% “in sight”, they would scrap a suite of measures instituted to pull the…

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zerohedge.com Oil - A Global Tax Authored by Robert Burrows via BondVigilantes.com, Few commodities wield as much influence in the intricate web of global economics as oil. Oil is pivotal…

Japan will struggle to rescue its plummeting currency

economist.com The yen is on a wild ride. As Asian markets opened on April 29th, the currency plunged to a 34-year low of 160 to the dollar, adding to a hefty fall over the past three…

Metaplanet Adopts Bitcoin as Reserve Asset Amid Japan’s Debt Burden

cryptonews.com Japanese investment and consulting services company Metaplanet has adopted Bitcoin (BTC) as its strategic treasury reserve asset. The move comes at a time when Japan is…

Metaplanet Ditches Yen for Bitcoin Amid Japan’s Financial Crisis

coinpedia.org The post Metaplanet Ditches Yen for Bitcoin Amid Japan’s Financial Crisis appeared first on Coinpedia Fintech News In Tokyo, Metaplanet, a Web3 infrastructure provider…

BOJ slips backward on diversity with all-male executive lineup

japantimes.co.jp The Bank of Japan fell further behind its global peers on efforts to promote gender equality as it returned to an all-male lineup of executive directors after reshuffling…

Metaplanet Makes Bitcoin a Reserve Asset As Japan’s Debt Mountain Grows

coindesk.com "Metaplanet has adopted bitcoin as its strategic reserve asset. The move is a direct response to sustained economic pressures in Japan, notably high government debt levels,…

The Land Of The Setting Sun: The Currency Crisis Of Japan Has Just Started

zerohedge.com The Land Of The Setting Sun: The Currency Crisis Of Japan Has Just Started By Tuomas Malinen of The MT Malinen substack On Tuesday, we shortly commented the flash crash and…

Vanguard Joins Pimco in Seeing More BOJ Hikes Than Market

finance.yahoo.com Vanguard Group Inc.’s Ales Koutny says the market is underestimating just how hawkish the Bank of Japan will need to be this year to boost the beleaguered yen. • None Elon…

BOJ must avoid raising rates to combat weak yen, says ex-official

japantimes.co.jp The Bank of Japan must avoid raising interest rates to combat a weak yen, as higher borrowing costs would hit consumption and services inflation, said Tsutomu Watanabe, a…

Biden's Handling Of Israel War Has "Tremendously Increased The Risk Of A Fresh Eruption"

zerohedge.com Biden's Handling Of Israel War Has "Tremendously Increased The Risk Of A Fresh Eruption" By Michael Every of Rabobank Yesterday saw the Riksbank in Sweden cut rates by 25bp…

A strong US dollar could bring Asia more pain, especially if Trump wins

scmp.com That Japan’s currency continues to weaken, despite the BOJ’s momentous decision in March to raise borrowing costs for the first time since 2007, speaks volumes about the…

China shares rise after trade data; Japan real wages drop for 24th straight month

cnbc.com China stocks rose Thursday as its imports surged past estimates and exports rose in line with expectations, while the broader Asia-Pacific market was mixed. China's imports…

Japan is not seeking a strong yen but a stable currency, David Roche says

cnbc.com Japan is not seeking a strong yen but rather aiming for a relatively stable currency, according to veteran investor David Roche. The Japanese yen has been on a roller…

Many BOJ board members saw need for steady rate hikes in April, records show

japantimes.co.jp Bank of Japan board members turned overwhelmingly hawkish at their April policy meeting, with many calling for the need to raise interest rates steadily to forestall risks…

JGBs Fall; BOJ Summary Seen as Somewhat Hawkish

wsj.com JGBs fell in the morning Tokyo session, as the BOJ’s summary of opinions of its April meeting released earlier appears to have been perceived to be somewhat hawkish by…

Be Careful What You Wish For: Weaker Yen A Blessing And A Curse For Japan

zerohedge.com Be Careful What You Wish For: Weaker Yen A Blessing And A Curse For Japan By Simon White, Bloomberg Markets Live reporter and strategist A weaker yen will boost inflation in…

Japan Is Now Caught In A Doom Loop

zerohedge.com Japan Is Now Caught In A Doom Loop By Russell Clark, author of the Capital Flows and Asset Market substack Japan and Treasuries My interest in Japan dates from 1991 when I…

5 Things To Know In Investing This Week: The Everybody Shut Up Issue

benzinga.com The Federal Reserve completed its May meeting and kept rates unchanged. So, why did the market rise? The Bank of Japan intervened to save the yen twice to no effect before…

Japanese Yen Weakens Despite Government Warnings

benzinga.com The USD/JPY pair is on the rise again this Wednesday, recovering more than half of its previous losses despite ongoing warnings from Japanese authorities about sharp…

Bank of Japan issues stronger warning over yen’s impact on monetary policy

theglobeandmail.com The Bank of Japan may take monetary policy action if yen falls affect prices significantly, governor Kazuo Ueda said on Wednesday, offering the strongest hint to date the…

Is It Actually Time To Get Bullish On China?

sherwood.news It isn’t going to make the New York Times best sellers list. But the biggest book of the year, for investors, could well turn out to be a modest volume that hit bookshelves…

A fistful of yen

euronews.com As Japan's government steps in to bolster its currency, the weakness of the yen against the euro and the dollar has led to a surprise boost for tourism. The cherry blossom…

BOJ’s Ueda says he will closely monitor weak yen’s impact on prices

japantimes.co.jp Bank of Japan Gov. Kazuo Ueda says he has told Prime Minister Fumio Kishida that he is carefully watching the impact of the weak yen on prices, a possible sign of closer…

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