EUR/JPY Fundamental Analysis October 9, 2012 Forecast

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EUR/JPY Fundamental Analysis October 9, 2012 Forecast

EUR/JPY Fundamental Analysis October 9, 2012 Forecast

Analysis and Recommendations:

The EUR/JPY climbed to trade at 102.00 in the Asian session this morning. Comments by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble over the weekend that Chancellor Angela Merkel’s trip to Greece this week did not mean the debt-stricken country would receive the next tranche of aid from its bailout, helped drag the euro lower. A focal point for the euro has been when Spain might make a request for external aid. Traders and analysts say the euro could get a boost if Spain makes such a request as that would open the way for the European Central Bank to buy Spanish debt to help bring down Madrid’s borrowing costs.

With little support for the JPY this morning the pair is at the whim of the international markets and news. Traders seem increasingly interested in putting on bullish bets on the euro versus the yen.

For the long term, markets see the euro climbing as the ECB deals with the debt crisis and the launch of the OMT and the ESM. While the JPY is too strong and the Japanese economy is declining rapidly.

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Economic Data October 8, 2012 actual v. forecast











Oct. 08





RBA Governor Stevens Speaks 










ANZ Job Advertisements (MoM) 









Chinese HSBC Services PMI 






Upcoming Economic Events that affect the AUD, NZD, JPY and USD







Oct. 09



NAB Business Confidence 



Oct. 11



Employment Change 



Government Bond Auction

Date Time Country 

Oct 09 08:30 Holland 

Oct 09 09:30 UK 

Oct 09 14:30 UK 

Oct 09 17:00 US 

Oct 10 09:10 Italy  

Oct 10 09:10 Sweden 

Oct 10 09:30 Germany 

Oct 10 09:30 Swiss 

Oct 10 14:30 Sweden 

Oct 10 17:00 US 

Oct 11 09:10 Italy  

Oct 11 09:10 Sweden 

Oct 11 09:30 UK 

Oct 11 15:00 US 

Oct 11 17:00 US 

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