USD/JPY has been trading sideways for the most of February this year. In absence of immediate triggers there were not many reasons for the big moves in USD/JPY. So I thought it's best time to analyse the USD/JPY for the big moves ahed.
A look on Fundamentals.
In recent months the labor market has continued to strengthen as well as economic activity is expand at a moderate pace. Job gains have remained solid, and the unemployment rate is staying near its recent low. Household spending is rising moderately, while business fixed investment is on a bit softer side. Measures of consumer and business sentiment are also improving after a long time. Recent indicators of activity in the housing sector were generally positive. Starts and permits for single-family housing and sales of existing homes rose moderately in the fourth quarter, and real residential investment bounced back after two quarterly declines. The outlook for the business sector is improving. A number of national surveys of sentiment among corporate executives and small business owners as well as information from participants’ District contacts is indicating a high level of optimism about the economic outlook. Many participa…
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