Flash: USD/JPY a prime longed candidate for fortified USD – UBS

FXstreet.com (New York) – The most effective way to play a mounting USD is the long the USDJPY, suggests Research Analyst Gareth Berry at UBS.

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“The rising US yields story is supportive, especially with JGB yields safely under the spell of the Bank of Japan’s QQE program. Crucially too, the USD/JPY resumed its upward march overnight, taking Japanese stocks higher with it for a change.”

“This causality reversal puts USD/JPY back in charge of the JPY-equities tango, and augers well for further JPY weakness.”
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