Tag: Japanese Yen

April 20, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

GMO Click to offer trading with TRY/JPY contracts on Click365

GMO Click Securities, a subsidiary of GMO Click Holdings Inc (TYO:7177), has announced the pending addition of Turkish lira vs Japanese yen (TRY/JPY) contracts to the trading instruments lineup on Click365. The launch is scheduled for May 11, 2015, and comes along with the Japanese Forex giant's efforts to beef up the menu of instruments…

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April 06, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

FXCM Japan to terminate trading with five currency pairs from Apr 10th

FXCM Japan Securities Co., Ltd, which on April 1, 2015, officially shifted from US retail Forex giant FXCM Inc (NYSE:FXCM) to new owner Rakuten Securities, the brokerage subsidiary of Japanese Internet conglomerate Rakuten Inc (TYO:4755), today announced some changes to its trading instruments offering. The list of currency pairs available for trading is set to…

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August 21, 2014 BY Mike Fox

Swissquote Daily Technical Report: GBP/USD - Selling pressures remain strong

In Swissquote’s Thursday short term technical trading report, the research team outlines the major technical levels of popular currency instruments with forecasts, below is the outline for GBP/USD and USD/JPY. To view and download (PDF) the entire report, click here. GBP/USD Selling pressures remain strong • GBP/USD made an intraday bearish reversal yesterday, confirming persistent selling pressures.…

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August 01, 2014 BY Mike Fox

Tokyo Financial Exchange Click365 FX volumes up 5.6% in July

Tokyo Financial Exchange (TFX) reported their Click 365 FX July metrics today and the results are encouraging with 1,710,893 (+5.6% MoM) total volume w/ a daily average of 74,384. The total trading volume of Exchange FX Margin contracts (Click 365) in June was 1,620,533 and its average daily trading volume was 77,169. For July we…

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January 27, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

Emerging markets turmoil may lead to higher FX volumes in January

Forex volatility and volumes are rising across the board with the Japanese yen charging sharply higher We have observed one of the most tumultuous weeks in forex and equity markets in a while and rapidly depreciating emerging markets FX was on the forefront of the news wires. Carry trades have been unwinding and the Japanese…

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December 17, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Retail forex volumes in Asia grow as the Carry Trade returns

Federal Reserve’s tapering will be the theme to spark volatility and volume growth in 2014 Most participants in the FX markets will mark 2013 as the year when the carry trade has returned. And the funding currency of choice is the same as before 2008 – the Japanese Yen. Ultra low interest rates coupled with…

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November 12, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Japan FX trading volumes down as Mrs. Watanabe turn to stocks

Volumes will only pick up when we see volatility in the Japanese Yen return The well-known personality of Mrs. Watanabe as the housewife who sits at home and trades the forex market might be turning to other assets to realize gains following the reduction in volatility of JPY pairs. Japanese forex brokerages had reported earlier…

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June 04, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

GMO Click FX volumes top $950 billion in May, yet another new record

Japan Retail FX market continues to be red hot. With the Japanese Yen finally crossing through the USDJPY 100 barrier during May for the first time in more than four years, Japan's Retail FX sector continues to generate record trading volumes, and record interest among Japanese retail FX traders. The proof? GMO Click, Japan's largest…

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