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


Dollar Edges Down as Impact of Hawkish Fed Commentary Fades
Dollar Edges Down as Impact of Hawkish Fed Commentary Fades

The dollar slipped against most major currencies on Thursday as the positive impact of hawkish Federal Reserve comments faded and investors waited ...

Dollar Struggles at 6-Week Lows vs Yen as Markets Ramp Up Recession Bets
Dollar Struggles at 6-Week Lows vs Yen as Markets Ramp Up Recession Bets

The U.S. dollar sank to its lowest in more than six weeks versus the Japanese yen on Monday as investors ramped up bets that aggressive Federal Res...

Share Markets Turn Mixed, Dollar Slips on Yen
Share Markets Turn Mixed, Dollar Slips on Yen

Share markets were in a muddled mood on Monday as disappointing Chinese economic data fed doubts Wall Street's rally could be sustained, while ...

Yen Set for Biggest Weekly Gain in 4 Months on Peak U.S. Rate Bets
Yen Set for Biggest Weekly Gain in 4 Months on Peak U.S. Rate Bets

Japan's yen surged on Friday and is on track for its biggest weekly rise in four months against the dollar on bets that U.S. interest rates are...

Dollar Hits 3-Week Low to Yen as Fed's Powell Less Hawkish than Feared
Dollar Hits 3-Week Low to Yen as Fed's Powell Less Hawkish than Feared

The dollar dropped to a three-week low versus the yen on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell assuaged investors' worries about c...

Gas Crunch Fears Hammer Euro, Lift Dollar and Swiss Franc
Gas Crunch Fears Hammer Euro, Lift Dollar and Swiss Franc

The prospect of another Russian gas supply cut knocked the euro lower on Tuesday, while dollar gains were tempered by mounting uncertainty over the...

CAD Up as oil prices rise, JPY & other safe havens Down
CAD Up as oil prices rise, JPY & other safe havens Down

In Europe, Russia reduced the supply of gas to the Nord Stream 1 pipeline to only 20% of capacity from 40% due to turbine maintenance. This led to ...

Asia Shares Bounce on China Property Fund as Fed Hike Looms
Asia Shares Bounce on China Property Fund as Fed Hike Looms

Asian shares pared losses on Tuesday as investor sentiment improved on China's reported plans to tackle a debt crisis in real estate developmen...

Brokers' Analytics


Forex Technical Analysis & Forecast 04.08.2022

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”After finishing the descending wave at 1.0122, EURUSD is correcting up to 1.0197. Later, the market may resume trading downwards with the targe...

Ichimoku Cloud Analysis 04.08.2022 (GBPUSD, USDCHF, USDJPY)

GBPUSD, “Great Britain Pound vs US Dollar” GBPUSD is correcting inside the bullish channel. The instrument is currently moving above Ichimoku Cloud, thus indicating an as...

USD finds a bid on hawkish Fed rhetoric

Several Fed officials have signalled that the US central bank was committed to its aggressive fight against soaring prices, despite their supposed “pivot” last week to en...

Forex Technical Analysis & Forecast 02.08.2022

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”Having formed the consolidation range around 1.0240 and broken it to the upside, EURUSD is expected to extend this ascending structure up to 1....

Forex Technical Analysis & Forecast for August 2022

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”As we can see in the daily chart, after reaching the short-term downside target at 0.9964, EURUSD has completed the ascending impulse along wit...

Forex Technical Analysis & Forecast 29.07.2022

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”Having completed the ascending wave at 1.0222, EURUSD is trading close to the bearish channel’s upside border. Possibly, today the pair m...

Forex Technical Analysis & Forecast 27.07.2022

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar” Having completed the descending wave at 1.0133, EURUSD is forming a new consolidation range around this level. If later the price breaks the r...

Ichimoku Cloud Analysis 27.07.2022 (GBPUSD, USDJPY, USDCHF)

GBPUSD, “Great Britain Pound vs US Dollar” GBPUSD is rebounding from Tenkan-Sen and Kijun-Sen. The instrument is currently moving above Ichimoku Cloud, thus indicating an...

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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