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WHAT IMPACTS THE AUD/JPY EXCHANGE RATE
Trading the Australian dollar against the Japanese yen, the AUD/JPY currency pair offers interesting opportunities for those keen on trading the market sentiment. It is one of the few forex pairs that enjoys a close correlation with US equity markets, and sees significant price action during both a risk-on and risk-off mood in global markets.This is because the AUD is a commodity currency that tends to benefit when the markets trade with a risk-on sentiment. The AUD is considered a commodity currency as Australia is a key exporter of several key commodities, including iron ore, coal and gold. As a result, fluctuations in the prices of these commodities have a strong impact on the Australian economy and currency. On the other hand, when the mood turns to risk-off, the safe haven Japanese yen gains strength, driving movement in this currency pair.In addition to the risk sentiment, the AUD/JPY forex pair also sees significant fluctuations on the release of important economic data from Australia and Japan, including GDP, employment, inflation, trade balance, consumer confidence and business sentiment. The AUD and JPY also get affected by any changes made to the monetary policy or interest rates by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and the Bank of Japan (BOJ).
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AUD to JPY EXCHANGE RATE - FAQ
How does trade balance affect AUD/JPY?

Both Australia and Japan are economies that depend heavily on trade. As a result, whenever either country posts a strong trade surplus, it strengthens its economy as well as currency. For instance, a stronger trade surplus for Japan would strengthen the JPY and turn AUD/JPY bearish.

Why is the Japanese yen considered as a safe haven currency?

The Japanese yen is one of the most popular safe haven currencies in the forex market, gaining strength whenever economic uncertainty increases. This is because Japan offers very low interest rates, letting investors borrow the JPY to purchase other currencies that offer high growth potential. When markets trade with high volatility, investors move away from riskier currencies and cover short positions in the yen, giving it a safe haven status.

How volatile is the AUD/JPY currency pair?

The AUD/JPY currency pair sees an average movement of around 80 pips.