30 Total Quotes

Yen Quotes

The near-term outlook for the yen remains bearish, ... obviously it will be difficult to come up with a rate hike and we do perceive some political pressures.
Tomoko Fujii
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The figures are not so bad and modestly yen positive. The Bank of Japan is on a solid track toward a policy shift this April.
Tomoko Fujii
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He's likely to make more bullish comments on the economy and deflation. That will put upward pressure on short-term interest rates, which is yen positive.
Tomoko Fujii
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The BOJ is expected to end its so-called quantitative easing policy of flooding the economy with cash by the end of April. That will put upward pressure on short- term interest rates and reduce liquidity in the money markets, which is yen positive for sure.
Tomoko Fujii
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The markets have already priced in at least one rate hike and are beginning to price in the second rate hike by year-end. Combined with the steady recovery of the Japanese economy, those expectations are likely to push up the yen.
Tomoko Fujii
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The trade surplus figures showed strong exports and domestic demand. This shows the economy is robust enough to withstand a rate increase later this year, supporting the yen.
Tomoko Fujii
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As the yen looks to halt its sharp gains in the past week or so, investors started to take advantage of the stronger currency to buy overseas assets.
Tsutomu Soma
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While the U.S. interest rate outlook is supportive of the dollar, people are reluctant to buy it from here because of Japanese GDP. There's also a lot of concern that if commodities continue falling, hedge funds will have to buy back even more yen to unwind their carry trades.
Tsutomu Soma
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We could have hit-and-run moves by speculators trying to break those levels around 117.30-117.35. This meeting could be a milestone in Japanese history so it's hard to push the yen lower even if rates don't rise soon.
Tsutomu Soma
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We could have hit-and-run moves by speculators trying to break those levels around 117.30-117.35. This meeting could be a milestone in Japanese history, so it's hard to push the yen lower even if rates don't rise soon.
Tsutomu Soma
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We're expecting operating profits to increase by 20% [to $4.4 billion] for the quarter, aided by strong sales in the U.S. and Asia and the weaker yen.
Tsuyoshi Mochimaru
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If there is an accelerated depreciation to 105 yen, they will intervene without a doubt.
Seijiro Takeshita
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A lot of traders are aware that there will be a big intervention if the yen breaks through (below) 118. Right now the [Bank of Japan] scare is working.
Seijiro Takeshita
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The question is: Is it economic recovery or government spending [that has boosted the yen recently]? I tend to think it's the latter. There is little incentive to buy Japanese stocks at the present time, and really, little incentive to buy yen.
Lee Ferridge
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The fundamental feature was the strength of the dollar versus the yen -- and statements that the Japanese won't be supporting the yen. And no one wanted to be long in gold over the weekend.
Fred Demler
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We're unlikely to see the yen strengthening this year. Monetary policy will remain very lax.
David Woo
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Japan's politicians have hunkered down and have moved to do nothing, hoping that the currency's weakness might bail them out of their morass. We are short of the yen, and we expect to remain short of the yen for the long, foreseeable future.
Dennis Gartman
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(The yen) is still in a state of confusion and it's reflecting itself in its price patterns. The market is really unclear as to where to go right here. There are concerns about inflationary fears and that is explaining why the currency is narrowly trading.
Dennis Hynes
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I think in reality the Japanese have to make changes in monetary policy, otherwise we're still going to be dealing with some upward pressure on the yen against the dollar,
Dean Stanley
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The price action of the past 10 years shows that while Japanese investors have been sellers of foreign securities from January to March, this has not been consistent with a strengthening of the yen.
Bob Lynch
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Buying euros and selling yen is a better way to trade the euro recovery story.
Bob Lynch
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The yen is the currency we really like right now.
Bob Sinche
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Those negative factors such as the yen and oil prices came up all together.
Teruhisa Ishikawa
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With little help from monetary officials, yen bulls will now have to look to the rise in the yield of 10-year [Japanese government bonds] above the psychologically important 2% level as a possible trigger for yen strength.
Boris Schlossberg
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The yen's got some way to run before Japanese officials are going to start to express any concern. This year's sell yen trade is still alive and well.
Brad Jones
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The yen will stay under pressure because of interest rate differentials. I am not so confident how this rise in CPI will enhance the chance for a premature interest rate hike in Japan.
Armin Mekelburg
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Forgive me, Excellency. The fact you do not know is that Japan also is a nuclear power. I am convinced that Russia will not risk nuclear war to retain a wasteland that has never earned her a single yen of profit.
Atsuko Abe
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While the overall composition of growth was good, the headline number was perhaps not sufficiently strong to drive a sustained rally in the yen just yet.
Ashley Davies
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While the continued strength of the yen does present a risk to stretched carry positions in high-yield currencies, our near-term expectation is that the yen is unlikely to extend its February gains.
Ashley Davies
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The yen's loss of upside momentum should also come as a relief to the high-yield currency bloc, with a sharp strengthening of the yen perhaps the biggest near-term risk for these currencies.
Ashley Davies
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