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 retreats from 11-month peak; sterling firm after BOE meeting
Dollar retreats from 11-month peak; sterling firm after BOE meeting

The dollar fell from an 11-month high versus a basket of major peers on Friday as traders took profits after the currency’s recent rally, whi...

Dollar touches 11-month high on rate divergence between major central banks
Dollar touches 11-month high on rate divergence between major central banks

The dollar leaped to a 11-month top and the euro inched sown towards its 2018 lows on Thursday as traders considered an extended phase of monetary ...

Dollar firms as trade tensions linger
Dollar firms as trade tensions linger

The dollar was stable versus a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, as risks triggered by worries over a worsening trade relations between the ...

Dollar tumbles, U.S.-China trade row remains in focus
Dollar tumbles, U.S.-China trade row remains in focus

The dollar dropped versus the safe haven yen and Swiss franc on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump’s intentions to impose additional t...

Dollar steady near seven-month high, though trade worries cap gains
Dollar steady near seven-month high, though trade worries cap gains

The dollar climbed towards a seven-month top on Monday as traders bet the United States and China would avoid a full-fledged trade war, although te...

Euro shows big reaction to ECB meeting, heading for worst week in 19 months
Euro shows big reaction to ECB meeting, heading for worst week in 19 months

The euro was on course for its worst weekly decline in 19 months following cautious European Central Bank's approach to roll back its easy-mone...

Dollar inches up, investors eye Fed's two-day policy meeting
Dollar inches up, investors eye Fed's two-day policy meeting

The dollar traded a three-week peak versus the yen and was stable against the euro on Wednesday, with the U.S. central bank virtually guaranteed to...

Dollar enjoys rise on good signals from Trump-Kim summit
Dollar enjoys rise on good signals from Trump-Kim summit

The dollar climbed to almost a three-week peak versus the yen on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held...

Brokers' Analytics


USD surges on retail data, Yen also in focus

The USD has surged against all the major currencies today on the back of robust economic data following yesterdays interest rate rise. US retail sales m/m came in strong at 0.8% (0.4...

Daily analytical report (14/06/18)

The USD strengthened after the hawkish Fed decision... but just for a while. Then, the price reversed, pushing the dollar index and USDJPY lower, and Gold and the EURUSD pair higher....

Forex Technical Analysis & Forecast 14.06.2018 (EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCHF, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDRUB, GOLD, BRENT)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD has failed to break 1.1726 downwards; the pair has been supported by the fundamental background and right now is still moving upwards. P...

FED lifts interest rates as expected

It has been another solid day for the US economy as the FED raised interest rates to 2% (1.75% prev) showcasing that things may be returning to normal for the world's largest eco...

US CPI flat ahead of FED rate meeting

There were no surprises today from the markets as the worlds eyes were focused on the North Korean meeting between Kim Jong Un and president Trump. Despite the quiet behaviour in the...

FxPro Forex Analysis: USDJPY and AUDUSD Analysis – June 13, 2018

Today the Federal Reserve is expected to hike interest rates from 1.75% to 2.0% at the conclusion of its June 12-13 FOMC meeting, and announce the next step in its balance sheet norm...

FxPro Forex Analysis: USDJPY Wave Analysis – June 13, 2018

• USDJPY broke key resistance level 110.30 • Likely to rise further USDJPY recently rose sharply – breaking through the resistance area lying between key resistance l...

Forex Technical Analysis & Forecast 13.06.2018 (EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCHF, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDRUB, GOLD, BRENT)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD has reached 1.1733 and completed the half of the third descending wave. Possibly, today the price may consolidate near the lows. If late...

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The highest number of financial reports of U.S. companies for the first quarter are due to be published this week. Such tech giants as Facebook, Amazon and Google are going to post...

Key events to watch in financial markets this week – April 16-20

This week, investors will remain cautious amid geopolitical uncertainty and trade tensions - traders will assess the situation in Syria and trade conflict between the U.S. and China.

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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.

How Does Interest Rate Affect Currency Rate and Forex Market

The interest rates issue often appears on the agenda of various media outlets and many people are already aware that this is closely related to the global economy and finance and...

Bear or Bull Market: What is the Best Choice?

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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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