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 wobbles after largest weekly increase in a month
Dollar wobbles after largest weekly increase in a month

The dollar inched lower on Monday, having posted its largest weekly surge in a month last week as traders raised their long bets to the top since e...

Dollar stable at 1 1/2-week peak, U.S. price data in focus
Dollar stable at 1 1/2-week peak, U.S. price data in focus

The dollar was steady near a nine-day peak on Thursday, underpinned by concern U.S. inflation pressures will accelerate, though worries about risin...

New China tariffs hurt yuan, Australian dollar
New China tariffs hurt yuan, Australian dollar

China's yuan sank towards an 11-month trough and the Aussie dropped on Wednesday after the Trump administration expressed its intention to impo...

Sterling remains under pressure amid political crisis
Sterling remains under pressure amid political crisis

Resignation of two of UK Prime Minister's key ministers in one day - Brexit Secretary David Davis and foreign secretary Boris Johnson - affecte...

Sterling hit by Britain's politics
Sterling hit by Britain's politics

The pound fluctuated on Monday following the unexpected resignation of two key UK ministers after a major row with Theresa May over her Brexit plan.

Euro inches up, yuan surges on extended trade concerns
Euro inches up, yuan surges on extended trade concerns

The euro advanced versus the dollar on Wednesday but the gains were capped by trade war worries, which kept many traders cautious.

Dollar steady after advancing three consecutive months
Dollar steady after advancing three consecutive months

The dollar was stable on Tuesday after three successive months of gains as traders awaited minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s June meeting...

Euro leaps after EU leaders reach agreement on migration
Euro leaps after EU leaders reach agreement on migration

The euro soared more than a half cent on Friday after EU leaders reached a crucial deal on steps to regulate migration, a difficult issue that has ...

Brokers' Analytics


USD and Nasdaq continue strong run

US inflation figures were the main focus today for the US economy, as it saw CPI lift in line with expectations to 0.2% m/m. Well this is not a strong hawkish signal it does show tha...

USD strengthens across the board

The USD has been the strongest mover today as it looked to fly up the charts on the back of global uncertainty and on the back of positive economic data. PPI data m/m was above expec...

Loonie and Yen in focus ahead of tomorrow

The USDJPY has made some strong moves as of late and it's well overdue in the current market environment. The Yen has been resilient recently, as traders were keen to hold onto s...

Forex Technical Analysis & Forecast 06.07.2018 (EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCHF, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDRUB, GOLD, BRENT)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD is consolidating close to the upside border of the range. Possibly, the pair may form another descending structure to reach 1.1625. Afte...

Daily analytical report (04/07/18)

We start this video with a very nice setup on the USDJPY pair, where we have a false breakout around the long-term horizontal and dynamic resistances. We also created a double top fo...

NZD sinks further as the USD shines

The New Zealand dollar has taken a dive today as pressure continues to be piled on commodity currencies and the NZD especially. With some very poor economic performances as of late, ...

Yuan weakness accelerates as trade war retaliation concerns support Japanese Yen

Concerns over the possibility of an upcoming trade war are expected to remain front and center of investor focus once again today. Although the trading atmosphere is not quite as neg...

Daily analytical report (26/06/18)

The EURUSD pair has been on the rise since last week, using the bounce from the long-term upwards trend line and a double bottom formation. The upswing stopped on the combination of ...

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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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