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Robert Rennie, Research Analyst at Westpac, suggests that they have argued for some time now that the ebb and flow of risk events should be “enough to keep USD/JPY in a 110/112 range over the next few weeks.”

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“We still hold out hope for higher levels for the pair over the next month or so” on the basis that the Fed will likely rate for the 4th time in Dec; yields will break higher (eventually) and this should be enough to offset mid-term/ twin deficit/ geopolitical US$ negatives.”

“While USD/JPY has not really been able to garner much support from the rising yield spread, we see this more of a matter of time. Thus we shift our weekly bias to up; keep the 1m unchanged but shift the 3m back to neutral.”