Column: After ‘buying the yen for speculation’, is it a comeback to ‘selling the yen for actual demand’ = Mr. Daisuke Karakama | Reuters

Daisuke Karakama Mizuho Bank Chief Market Economist [Tokyo, 24th]- Looking at the yen position in the IMM currency futures trading, which is often the focus of speculative movements in the foreign exchange market, as of January 17, 2023, it is a net sell of $ 2.24 billion. there is This is the smallest net short … Read more

Angle: Long-term interest rate reaches upper limit of 0.5%, ‘Bank of Japan attack’ reignites | Reuters

Japan’s newly issued 10-year government bond yield rose to 0.5%. The Bank of Japan expanded the permissible fluctuation range of long-term interest rates on December 20, 2018, but it seems that it reached the “upper limit” in about two and a half weeks. The photo is an image. Photographed in Tokyo in February 2013. (2023 … Read more

GM regains top position in US car sales in 2022, surpassing Toyota | Reuters

(Reuters) – General Motors (GM) has retaken the top spot in U.S. car sales in 2022, surpassing Toyota. General Motors (GM) has surpassed Toyota in 2022 to retake the top spot in U.S. car sales. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo According to data released by automakers on the 4th, GM’s sales in 2022 increased by 2.5% to … Read more

Outlook for 2023: Yen appreciation called by Japan-US monetary policy “ vector reversal ”, 110 yen = Yasuya Ueno | Reuters

Yasunari Ueno Mizuho Securities Chief Market Economist [Tokyo, 3rd]- The biggest shock to financial markets in 2022 was the monetary policies of the US and European central banks, including the US Federal Reserve Board (FRB). The biggest shock to the financial markets in 2022 was the monetary policy of the US and European central banks, … Read more

Outlook for 2023: The structure of the rising dollar, rising risk of yen appreciation = Osamu Takashima | Reuters

Osamu Takashima Citigroup Securities Chief FX Strategist TOKYO (2nd) – The dollar/yen, which approached 152 yen in October 2022, fell sharply in November following the release of the US Consumer Price Index (CPI), which suggests that inflation has eased. Expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) will ease its pace of monetary tightening have risen … Read more

Column: Next year’s Japanese stocks face global recession risk and yen appreciation = Norihiro Fujito | Reuters

Norihiro Fujito, Chief Investment Strategist, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities [Tokyo 7th]- Powell, Chairman of the US Federal Reserve Board (FRB), has a wide range of policy stances. Until last year, he consistently repeated his view that “high prices are temporary” and that “we can be patient with rate hikes.” However, signs of change emerged … Read more

Angle: Investors who are hesitant to declare the end of the dollar’s strength, are frustrated many times in the hope of Fed policy changes | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors are reluctant to bet on a sustained weakness in the dollar, as the U.S. Federal Reserve may slow its pace of interest rate hikes as the dollar unravels. I hesitate. NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors are hesitant to bet on a sustained weakness in the dollar, as the U.S. Federal … Read more

Column: Huge trade deficit is feared to be permanent, a factor to promote yen depreciation | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s August trade deficit hit a record high for a single month. If this pace continues, 2022 is likely to reach a record high for a calendar year. The question is whether this deficit is temporary or has become a permanent trend. Unfortunately, there is an increasing possibility that the recording of … Read more

Column: OPEC +, if crude oil is aimed at 90 dollars, demand will collapse 50 dollars | Reuters

[ローンセストン(オーストラリア) 6日 ロイター] – OPEC Plus, which consists of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-member oil-producing countries such as Russia, decided in October to cut production by 100,000 barrels per day, but this has virtually no impact on the market. It is tempting to consider it as zero. The Organization of … Read more