EUR/JPY Euro Set to Rise on a Positive Outlook for the German Economy :

The Euro is deemed to maintain its strength alongside the Japanese yen today on additional positive signs that Germany is gathering speed again after contracting in the fourth quarter, boosting prospects for the 17-nation bloc. An upbeat consumer confidence report is estimated to follow buoyant business sentiment and activity gauges released last week. Meanwhile, the Yen is seen to remain under pressure after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe piled further pressure on the Bank of Japan to end nagging deflation.

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USD/JPY: Samurai Plummets as Noda Pushes Through a General Election

Yesterday’s reports about the dissolving the Japanese government’s Lower House led the Yen to plunge by 91 pips against the American dollar. Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda’s move to

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Financial Markets Review by Lloyds TSB

Are cracks beginning to appear in the dollar negative view that has been a leading characteristic of the currency markets in recent months? It is beginning to look