The Dummies Guide To Trading USDJPY

Having trouble deciding whether to join the herd? Unsure if Abe and Kuroda can unilaterally take on the world's central banks? Worried that surging inflation in energy and food costs in Japan will force the BoJ's inflationary resolve to crack? The following flow-chart from HSBC provides an at-a-glance decision-tree for whether JPY weakens to over 120 or strengthens back to 80...

 

 

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