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USD/JPY: wary of testing the 108 handle - OCBC Bank

FXStreet (Guatemala) - Emmanuel Ng, FX Strategist at OCBC Bank explained that a safe haven bid in US Treasuries and the resultant fall in yields helped to depress the USD/JPY further on Tuesday.

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“But note that the smaller than expected August current account surplus may temper the pair’s heaviness”.

“Look to the BOJ’s Monthly Economic Report (0500 GMT) for further cues intra-day and we remain wary of another test below 108.00 given prevailing risk appetite conditions."

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