The Economic Times  Jun 23  Comment 
The Nikkei closed at 20,132.67, up 0.1 per cent on the day.
Forex News  May 31  Comment 
The USD/JPY currency pair today hit new 2-week lows as the US dollar grappled with increased selling pressure and low bond yields. The Japanese yen started gaining against the US dollar late in the Asian session, a trend which continued...
Forex News  May 30  Comment 
The USD/JPY currency pair today tested new lows as the Japanese yen strengthened against the US dollar during the North American session. Although the pair gained momentum after the release of positive US personal income and outlays data,...
Forex News  May 19  Comment 
The USD/JPY currency pair posted a minor recovery from yesterday’s losses during the Asian session, but these gains were quickly reversed during the early North American session. The pair seemed to recover briefly as the uncertainty...
Forex News  May 3  Comment 
The USD/JPY currency pair rallied higher today as the Nikkei was closed due to a national holiday amid increased selling pressure on the Japanese yen. The Japanese yen was much weaker than the US dollar given the higher risk sentiment...
Reuters  Apr 18  Comment 
The dollar pulled away from five-month lows versus the yen on Tuesday, with comments from U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and higher debt yields giving the bruised greenback some breathing space.


The USD/JPY currency pair specifies how many Japanese Yen are needed to purchase 1 U.S. Dollar. In other words, the value of this currency pair is quoted as 1 U.S. Dollar per x Japanese Yen.

Trading the USD/JPY currency pair is also known as trading the "ninja". Some sources will also refer to USD/JPY as the gopher, though this is more commonly the name given to the GBP/JPY pair.

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