Japanese Yen

US dollar ends dearer against rupee

Mumbai, Nov 24 (PTI) The US dollar ended dearer against the rupee at Rs 64.70/71 per dollar and the pound sterling also finished higher at Rs …

Economy

Who Are Asia's Money Masters?

As we all know, large banks hold enormous power in today’s competitive world of global finance. Their influence may spread across many nations, but they’re not the true captains. The real masters of world economics are central banks and global banks, like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and …

Economy

FOREX-Dollar hits lows vs yen, Swiss franc after U.S. durable goods data

Nov 22 (Reuters) - The dollar edged lower on Wednesday, touching its lowest levels of the session against the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc after …

Economy

Japan eyes extra budget of more than 2 trillion yen - media

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government and ruling coalition are putting the final touches to an extra budget of 2 trillion to 2.5 trillion yen (£13.4 …

Economy

Forex - Dollar Hovering Near 1-Week Highs, Euro Slips

Investing.com - The dollar was hovering near one-week highs against a basket of the other major currencies on Tuesday, while the euro remained under …

Economy

Bitcoin's price can be difficult to read.

Bitcoin is a strange animal. Its price fluctuates more than most currencies, which can make it difficult to use as an everyday store of value.<p>What …

Cryptocurrency

FOREX-Euro rebounds from earlier lows as traders brush off Germany worries

(Updates dateline to LONDON from previous SINGAPORE, adds new quote, details, updates prices)<p>* Merkel to inform German president of unsuccessful talks<p>…

Economy

Nintendo’s Switch Can Replicate Wii’s Success

Morningstar has hiked its target priced on Nintendo (7974.JP) as it expects the Japanese videiogames maker's Switch console to replicate the success …

Business

Politics, Politics And Politics

<i>By Stephen Innes</i><p><b>Euro falls on German coalition distress</b><p>The markets are busy digesting headlines from German Press that the German Free Democratic …

Economy

A strong correlation is breaking down during the Nikkei's epic rally

• <b>Japan's Nikkei has rallied 22% since the end of August.</b>• <b><br>For many years the Nikkei and the yen have been strongly correlated, but that has changed.</b><p>Over the last couple months as a Japanese investor, the moves have been nothing less of extraordinary. Since the end of August to a couple weeks ago, the …

Trading

Yen, pound hit multi-week highs as dollar drops in Asia

The dollar took a sudden dip against a host of global currencies during Asia trading on Friday, sending Japan’s yen and the British pound to …

Economy

AUD/JPY Bearish Zig Zag Pattern Aiming for 85.35 if 86.25 holds

November 16, 2017 13:53<p>The AUD/JPY is following a bearish zigzag pattern that could reach D camarilla support levels as I showed during my Real-Time …

Trading

CFTC: Japanese Yen Net Shorts at 4-Year High; Crude Oil Net Longs at 9-Month High

Investing.com - The Commodity Futures Trading Commission released its weekly Commitments of Traders report for the week ending November 7 on</b> …

Oil

The Economic Reality of India’s Bullet Train is Not Far From its Political Rhetoric

When compared to the other options that could’ve been used to fund this project, India has gotten itself a very sweet deal.<p>To build the …

Economy

Celebrate Azusa's Birthday With Life-Size K-ON! Figure for 2.2 Million Yen

November 11 is the birthday of K-ON! character Azusa Nakano, nicknamed "Azu-nyan." To celebrate the Ho-kago Tea Time guitarist's big day, the TBS …

Manga

Japanese Yen: The Coming Winter Rally?

Commercial hedgers are net long 148,617 contracts.<p>Non commercials are net short 118,869 contracts.<p>The Federal Reserve should be raising rates in …

Economy

U.S. Stocks' Rally Set to Support Asia; Kiwi Jumps: Markets Wrap

A rally on Wall Street and a solid earnings season are poised to underpin Asian stocks at the open. The New Zealand dollar rallied after the central …

Business

MUFG seeking 40 percent of Indonesia's Bank Danamon for 200 billion yen - source

TOKYO (Reuters) - The core unit of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) (T:8306) is looking at buying a 40 percent stake in Bank Danamon Indonesia …

Economy

Nikkei 225 Stock Average Rises to Highest Close Since 1992

Japanese stocks rallied, with the Nikkei 225 Stock Average reaching its highest close since January 1992, bolstered by strong corporate earnings and …

Markets

Toyota forecasts tough outlook for U.S. sales, yen boost to overall profit

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp (T:7203) upgraded its full-year operating profit forecast by 8 percent on expectations of a weaker yen but …

Markets

Toyota sees profits rise again

<b>Japan's Toyota has reversed an earlier forecast of lower annual profits.</b><p>It said it now expected profits for the full year to be 1.95 trillion yen ($17bn), after a previous forecast of 1.83tn yen of annual net income.<p>The revised forecast is partly due to the weaker yen. Toyota is now assuming an …

Economy

Tokyo's main stock index closes at quarter-century high

Tokyo’s benchmark stock index closed at a quarter-century high on Tuesday, rising by 1.73 percent amid eased concerns over geopolitical risks and on …

Markets

Japan's Subaru Corp. slashes group earnings forecast amid vehicle check scandal - Xinhua

TOKYO, Nov. 6 (Xinhua) -- Subaru Corp. on Monday slashed its full-year group earnings forecast for the current business year owing to costs …

News (China)

Yield differentials are driving the Japanese yen weaker: strategist

Dwyfor Evans, MD and head of Asia-Pacific Macro Strategy at State Street Global Markets, says monetary policy in Japan will remain easy and the yen …

Economy

The Japanese yen just dived to a multi-month low

Photo by Romina Amato/Red Bull via Getty Images<p>The Japanese yen has been slammed lower in Asian trade on Monday, falling to a eight-month low against …

Economy

Carry Trade Is On: Japan Expanding Bonds Purchases; Yen To Move Lower

Japanese were net sellers of bonds ahead of French election.<p>Move out of Germany and France into Switzerland.<p>Japanese looking to expand purchases …

Business

FOREX-Dollar rebounds after U.S. services, manufacturing data

Nov 3 (Reuters) - The dollar rose broadly after the release of U.S. manufacturing and services sector data that beat estimates, reversing an earlier …

Economy

BTC/USD and BTC/JPY Technical Analysis November 3 2017

BTC/USD<p>Bitcoin rallied a bit after initially dropping on Thursday, showing signs of continuing the explosive move higher, as we have now exited the …

Bitcoin

New Beginning For The Japanese Yen After 6 Years Of Decline

Abe pulled the impossible to secure a supermajority in the lower house which will allow him to push through his fiscal reforms.<p>BoJ had accepted low …

Economy

The Yen: A Potential Contrarian Play?

Last month, I advised readers to avoid trading the yen.<p>However, I am changing my view to argue that this currency could be an excellent contrarian …

Business