Mon, 27 Feb 2012 06:34:00 +0400
Forex news, yen rate. Yield of American government bonds has a strong impact on Japanese yen. Stagnation of the yield may keep yen from further decline. Despite this, Japanese exporters keep selling national currency, at the same time lowering it against US dollar to the minimal point for the last 7 months.
Stimulation measures held by the Bank of Japan as well as worse trade balance of the country’s current account have lead to the loss of 5% by Japanese currency against American dollar.
Credit Agricole supposes that USD/JPY pair will enter into so-called consolidation phase, as its movement is interrelated with the yield of US government bonds. During the previous week it has risen by 2.08% in comparison to 1.7920 in January, which has lead to the rise of American currency.
Rate of Japanese yen keeps forming long-term wave А/В, directed at weakening Japanese currency. According to the experts of Мasterforex-V Trading System, bullish wave А(С)/С is currently formed; it will be over when pivot MF 79.84 and bullish sloping channel MF are passed. If yen rate keeps getting weaker, it will form 5th sub-wave or sub-wave А as a part of Elder’s Hound/MF. The closest resistance to further bullish trend of USDJPY currency pair will be provided by pivot MF 81.48 and Fibonacci points 81.75 and 81.98.
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The common European currency has been under the seller’s pressure since Tuesday. The currency pair has been going down from 1.2839. The currency pair went down to 1.2613 yesterday and then recovered a little bit. At this point, this is the low of the week.
Today, on October 23rd, the bullish sentiment in the market of the US Dollar is still underway. This sentiment is backed by strong economic figures coming from the USA amid weaker figures from the EU, Japan and China – other major economies.
Amid positive stats on US inflation indicators, the US Dollar continued its way up against the common European currency. Still, the move suspended at 1.2613. This is still the low of the current week. At the same time, this is the point, the currency pair started recovering from on October 23rd. So far, the currency pair has already managed to recover up to 1.2670.
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EURUSD spent most of the trading day within the scope of the 1.2730-1.2839 range yesterday. While staying within the range, the common currency showed a little bit of weakness against its American counterpart. Over the course of yesterday’s American trading session, the common currency, the US Dollar strengthening was backed by positive employment figures coming from the US Department of Labor. At the same time, the NAR revealed strong data on the amount of secondary housing sales in the USA over the same reporting period. In particular, the sales growth improved from -1,8% up to 2,4% with a glance at seasonality. This allowed them to reach the highest value of the year at 5 170 000 housing units. The news was followed by a downswing to 1.2714.