AUD/JPY: Bearish outside-day vs yield differential

AUD/JPY created bearish outside day candle on Thursday. Aussie-Japan yield spread continues to rise in the AUD-positive manner. AUD/JPY is hemmed between the bearish candlestick pattern and a bullish (rising) 10-year Aussie-Japan yield spread. The currency pair created a bearish outside-da ...

AUD/JPY back into the 83.00 handle as markets spook out of risk mode

Aussie tumbles as risk assets get dumped in favour of the Greenback. Japan inflation data incoming, but could see a limited impact. The AUD/JPY mimicked the Aussie against the US Dollar in Thursday's action as market forces greater than the single currency have taken control once more, an ...

AUD: Guided by global trade scenario – Westpac

According to Sean Callow, Research Analyst at Westpac, wary optimism over the global trade outlook seems to have helped stabilize risk sentiment, with the MSCI World equity index on track for a 4th straight day of gains at time of writing. Key Quotes “The rise in the likes of AUD/JPY an ...

AUD/JPY looking for 84.00 as risk appetite swings back

The Aussie is capitalizing on risk appetite in the early Wednesday session to climb higher against the safe haven Yen. Aussie jobs data could drive the market in the early Tokyo markets. The AUD/JPY is walking upwards in the early Asia session, touching into 83.65 as of writing. The Aussie i ...

AUD/JPY bouncing on the floor ahead of Japan merchandise trade figures

The Aussie is shifting lower against the Yen as a lack of data and confidence saps the AUD. Japan merchandise trade figures could kick the mix into gear. The AUD/JPY continues to grind lower, and the pair is trading near 83.20 in the overnight session. The Aussie has been losing ground to th ...

AUD/JPY trips over RBA Meeting Minutes that fail to impress AUD bulls

Aussie hesitates on middling RBA minutes that continue to spread their bets. China GDP figures up next, but unlikely to drive much as markets are well priced in. The AUD/JPY is trading tightly within Monday's range, testing into 83.15 following the Reserve Bank of Australia' ...

AUD/JPY can’t find the momentum to retake 84.00

Risk appetite is looking balanced this week as the Aussie and Yen struggle to make headway against each other. Tuesday sees China data that could drive the broader Asia session. The AUD/JPY is holding near 83.35 in the early Tuesday markets, heading into a densely-packed Asia session. The pai ...

AUD/JPY unperturbed by Syria strikes, continuing to push towards 84.00

The Aussie is catching some bids and the Yen is remaining notably risk-off following a tense weekend of missile strikes and political rhetoric. Markets have shrugged off Syria actions after a week of buildup. The AUD/JPY is lifting in the new week, trading into 83.60 following a tense week o ...

AUD/JPY looking to 83.00 but downside pressure is locking it in

The Aussie is maintaining its bullish stance, but momentum is evaporating as markets mull over Syria actions. Chinese trade data could impact the Aussie today if the numbers swing wide enough. The AUD/JPY is trading near 83.20 after traders toned down their demand for the safe haven Yen thi ...

AUD/JPY regains poise as S&P 500 futures rise

S&P 500 futures rise, help AUD/JPY revisit 83.00.  Needs a convincing break above the descending 50-day MA hurdle.  The AUD/JPY is flashing green in Asia, tracking the uptick in the S&P 500 futures. As of writing, the pair is trading at 83.00 - up 0.20 percent on the day ...

AUD/JPY slips, loses the 83.00 handle as Syria crisis deepens

AUD/JPY walking back gains as markets brace for expanding Middle East conflict. The Yen is likely to bounce higher if allied forces begin missile strikes in Syria. The AUD/JPY is heading into the Asia session trading near 82.90 after declining slightly in Wednesday's markets. The pai ...

FOMC minutes: a more hawkish bias in these minutes

The minutes from the Federal Reserve’s March 20-21 meeting monetary policy meeting have been published, revealing that the Committee discussed their outlook for the economy and rates, where all agreed that inflation target should be met in coming months. There is a hawkish bia ...