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Bank of Japan leaves monetary policy unchanged

Early today, the Bank of Japan anounce no changes to the current monetary policy as expected. Latter on press conference, governor Kuroda says: still quite a distance to achieve 2% target inflation will rise but still only halfway now BOJ not ready to start discussing exit strategy with low inflation still in theory ETF purchases could drop before 2% no

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Scary roller coaster ride on BOJ monetary policy decision

How much you have paid the ticket for this ride? Well, if you traded USD/JPY or JPY with other currencies last night, you have certainly paid this ride too much, right!? Take a look at my 5 minute chart how this was dangerous to trade and that looks even more frightening if you take a look at the 1 minute chart.

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USD/JPY, the BOJ should charge ‘the weapon’!

Tough February for the US dollar in this pair, isn’t it!? Well, you already know that the BOJ scares investors here with the possible intervention, but in wich level they could really intervene? As I see in my Monthly chart, the pair is still supported with strong technical levels here above the 111.00, but if this level fail to hold in February, 105.00 could

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USD/JPY, Kuroda and Amari are 'driving' the Jen today!

Kuroda had crashed Jen early today with his mixed comments, Amari recovered the Japanese currency latter. After Kuroda’s speech, USD/JPY fell for almost 200 pips and stoped the fall at 122.45, after wich the pair had halted there for a while, until Amari didn’t said, that Kuroda’s speech is misunderstood in the market!? Well, what ever that means, USD/JPY has recovered

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