Posts Tagged ‘jgb’

BoJ Quietly Looks For A Way Out While Keeping Rates and Volatility At A Minimum

by Christopher Lemieuxon May 27, 2014 9:20 am GMT
The Bank of Japan (BoJ) embarked on a crusade to end deflation last April with a quantitative easing program that, in relation to the size of their economy, is three-times that of the Federal Reserve. However, with consumer prices creeping higher, the central bank will look for methods to keep growth steady while dialing back […]

USDJPY Testing Support in Early Trade; Treasuries Limiting Upside Potential

by Christopher Lemieuxon May 19, 2014 10:06 am GMT
Yen futures are higher as traders seek risk aversion to start the week off on geopolitical tensions in Ukraine escalating. S&P 500 E-mini futures are down nearly nine points during the London session, and the yen is seeing demand to two-month highs. The safe-haven attributes of the Japanese yen are being exploited with the yield […]

BoJ Looks to Target ETFs as Easing Continues

by Christopher Lemieuxon April 6, 2014 5:35 pm GMT
The Bank of Japan (BoJ) looks to conduct more quantitative easing as the initial shot of Abeconomics wears of and the Japanese economy begins to slip. Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are speculated to be targeted further in the next round of asset purchases, which is expected to take place between May and June. The monetary base […]

Yen Pulls Back from Gains on Record Current-Account Deficit

by Christopher Lemieuxon January 14, 2014 4:37 am GMT
The yen pulled back on recent gains as Japan’s current-account deficit widened to an all-time record in November. The data provided by the Ministry of Finance show that Japan bought a net ¥1.76 trillion ($17 billion) is US treasuries that have the highest yield premium over Japanese debt (JGBs) in more than two years. The yield […]