U.S. Dollar vs. Japanese Yen (USD/JPY)

U.S. Dollar vs. Japanese Yen (USD/JPY) When yields on U.S. Treasury bonds are higher than those on Japanese government bonds, it can lead to a weakening of the Japanese yen relative to the U.S. dollar. Image: BCA Research

U.S. Dollar to Japanese Yen (USD/JPY)

U.S. Dollar to Japanese Yen (USD/JPY) Goldman Sachs has updated its projections for the USD/JPY exchange rate, anticipating the U.S. dollar to reach 155 yen in three months, 150 yen in six months, and 145 yen in 12 months. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Japanese Yen vs. Swiss Franc

Japanese Yen vs. Swiss Franc The Japanese yen looks cheap against the Swiss franc. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Oil Prices in Yen and Euros

Oil Prices in Yen and Euros The near-term economic outlook for the Eurozone is bleak, while oil prices in euros are rising. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Gold vs. Japanese Yen

Gold vs. Japanese Yen This chart shows the strong correlation between the Japanese yen and gold, as they tend to offer similar safe haven characteristics. Image: Jeroen Blokland

Currency Sensitivity vs. VIX

Currency Sensitivity vs. VIX If VIX spikes, this chart suggests that investors should be long yen. Image: Nordea and Macrobond

Survey: What Is The Most Effective Risk-Off Hedge?

Survey: What Is The Most Effective Risk-Off Hedge? In the latest BofA Merrill Lynch edition of the FX and rates sentiment survey, a majority of respondents preferred 10-year Treasuries as the most effective risk-off hedge. Only 6% of respondents chose gold and the yen. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch