Chart of price change USD/JPY

Currency pair USDJPY reflects the US dollar in relation to the Japanese yen. This trading instrument takes the second place on liquidity among currency pairs. The American and Japanese economies are one of the world's largest - the reason of the high popularity of this currency pair. In USDJPY base currency is the dollar, and the quoted - yen. Quotes of this trading instrument show how many yens it is necessary to purchase one American dollar.


Economic news


Yen grows despite low All Industries Activity index
Yen grows despite low All Industries Activity index

The Trump administration effectively banned U.S. companies to handle matters with Huawei last week, citing a threat to national security.

Brexit triggers off new fears; pound descends, franc grows
Brexit triggers off new fears; pound descends, franc grows

Trade friction between the U.S. and China, as well as the Brexit case and the pressure on the British Prime Minister over the demands for the resig...

Yen sticks at nothing, whereas Australian dollar falls
Yen sticks at nothing, whereas Australian dollar falls

The yen rose under pressure from the trade conflict between the United States and China on Thursday, and concerns about the Brexit case led investo...

Yen, franc, kiwi consolidate; pound looks cheaper
Yen, franc, kiwi consolidate; pound looks cheaper

The Japanese yen and the Swiss franc strengthened on Wednesday, as the take risks sentiment amid growing trade tensions between the United States a...

Currency movement: euro flat, pound falls, yen keeps going
Currency movement: euro flat, pound falls, yen keeps going

The meeting of the US Federal Reserve was held 3 weeks ago, and, finally, the time has come to publish its protocol.

Fed looks for right scenario, whereas dollar advances
Fed looks for right scenario, whereas dollar advances

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said that Federal Reserve Board was considering a change to the inflation target range instead of the target. It current...

Yuan and yen fall, Aussie rises as ruling coalition wins
Yuan and yen fall, Aussie rises as ruling coalition wins

Google decides to suspend business with Huawei, after adding the Chinese techno giant to the country’s black list as a company that represent...

Currency overview: Pound, Euro, Aussie and Kiwi descend
Currency overview: Pound, Euro, Aussie and Kiwi descend

Everything is still unchanged - the yen, as a "safe haven", is more often up than down. Otherwise, it can not be, since China is directly...

Brokers' Analytics


Forex Technical Analysis 24.05.2019 (USDCHF, USDJPY, AUDUSD)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD has tested 1.1182 from below; right now, it is consolidating around this level. Possibly, the pair may expand the range towards 1.1190 a...

Rising political risks keep both Euro and Pound on back foot

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Forex Technical Analysis 23.05.2019 (EURUSD, AUDUSD, BRENT)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD is still moving downwards; it has formed another consolidation range around 1.1155 and right now is trading to break it to the downside....

Forex Technical Analysis 22.05.2019 (USDJPY, GOLD, BRENT)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD has expanded its consolidation range both upwards and downwards; right now, it is falling to reach 1.1142. Possibly, today the pair may ...

Murrey Math Lines 22.05.2019 (USDJPY, USDCAD)

22.05.2019USDJPY, “US Dollar vs. Japanese Yen”As we can see in the H4 chart, USDJPY has reached the target at the 3/8 level, just as expected. 

Forex Technical Analysis 21.05.2019 (GBPUSD, AUDUSD, BRENT)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD is still consolidating around 1.1166. Possibly, today the pair may reach 1.1155 and then grow towards 1.1177. 

Risk sentiment takes advantage of lull in trade newsflow

Traders are taking advantage of a lull in news flow stemming from US-China trade tensions to send Asian stocks higher, after the S&P 500 posted a third consecutive day of gains f...

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How to use U.S. dollar index in Forex trading?

The U.S. Dollar Index (often marked as DXY or USDX) is widely used in Forex. The U.S. dollar index is an indicator of the U.S. currency's strength.

The USDJPY financial instrument is especially susceptible to fundamental factors, and also differs by high volatility. The monetary policy of Bank of Japan, the decision of the Ministry of Finance of Japan and U.S. Fed has the greatest impact on the price movement of this currency pair.

The economy of Japan is export-oriented, and the economy of the USA depends on internal consumption. The Asian stock market, in particular, the Japanese stock index of Nikkei 225 has a considerable impact on this trading symbol. Thanks to the raised volatility of the tool and sensitivity to economic events, the technical analysis together with fundamental is applied to forecast the movement of its price. The pair is most liquid in Asian session working hours.

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