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Flash: USD/JPY buying a difficult proposition ahead of the weekend – RBS

FXstreet.com (Barcelona) – According to Greg Gibbs, FX Strategist at RBS, the rally in USD/JPY makes sense in line with some recovery in the worst hit EM currencies since Wednesday and some stability in global equities.

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“EM risk aversion has seen USD/JPY weaken in recent weeks despite a significant improvement in the USD/JPY yield advantage. We must always remember that the BoJ has by far the most aggressive QE policy. It has been months that USD/JPY has been consolidating and eventually this monetary easing is likely to start to weaken the JPY again.”

“USD/JPY is trading in a narrowing wedge, …read more