GBP/JPY Live News

This page provides live coverage and news analysis on the GBP/JPY currency pair

Advertiser Disclaimer
Top8forexbrokers.com is an independent professional comparison site that provides users with free and valuable information on leading Forex brokers. Top8forexbrokers.com is supported by referral fees from listed companies. We do not provide a listing of each and every company in the market. We do not guarantee 100% accuracy of the information. The information which appears on this site is subject to change at any time. We aim to help users make an informed choice that best suits their particular needs.

Weekly Summary

Pound sliding down from 1.2752 to 1.2744, taking a seven pips loss (-0.06%).

This in-between state for British Pound is reflected by market data published as United States Core Durable Goods Orders fall short of the 1.2 projections, with 0.4 and continued its downward trajectory from previous figure of 3.2. United States Initial Jobless Claims fall short of the 840 projections, with 870 and continued its downward trajectory from previous figure of 866.

Meanwhile, mixed performance are seen elsewhere as Pound/Yen is green with 0.18% up move (24 pips), to 134.61 levels. Euro/Pound is trading around 0.9125 after starting the session at 0.9153 (down 28 pips).

Pound/Dollar social media highlights:

Sep. 25, 2020

Pound/Yen is trading around 134.61 up 24 pips

(22:15) GMT

Small gain for GBP/JPY at 134.61 after ranging today between 133.8 and 134.82.

Pound/Yen green move takes place amid mixed market indicators – Data for Japan CFTC JPY speculative net positions was released today at 7:30 PM suggests a downwards trend with 29.6, while previous data was 22.9. United Kingdom CBI Distributive Trades Survey (Sep) fall short of the -10 projections, with 11 and continued its downward trajectory from previous figure of -6. United Kingdom GfK Consumer Confidence (Sep) fall short of the -27 projections, with -25 and continued its downward trajectory from previous figure of -27.

A look at other markets shows behavior that usually indicate a green move for Pound/Yen as Euro/Pound drops to 0.91 (0 pips).

In the meantime, Pound/Dollar trades with no major change, around 1.27.

Pound/Yen social media highlights:

Sep. 24, 2020

Pound/Yen moves up to 134.39 (a 0.61% gain) after starting the day at 133.58

(22:15) GMT

GBP/JPY rallied 81 pips (0.61%) deep into the session trading at 134.39.

Pound/Yen green move takes place amid mixed market indicators – United Kingdom Composite PMI fall short of the 56.3 projections, with 55.7 and continued its downward trajectory from previous figure of 59.1. United Kingdom Manufacturing PMI is better than expected at 54.3 but down from preceding data of 55.2 according to new data released Wednesday 8:30 AM United Kingdom CBI Distributive Trades Survey (Sep) fall short of the -10 projections, with 11 and continued its downward trajectory from previous figure of -6.

A look at other markets shows behavior that usually indicate a green move for Pound/Yen as Pound/Dollar is trading around 1.27 after starting the session at 1.27 (up 0.18%).

At the same time USD/SGD is trading around 1.38 (up 0 pips).

Pound/Yen social media highlights:

Sep. 23, 2020

Pound/Yen crawls to 134.06 up 48 pips

(22:15) GMT

GBP/JPY gains 48 pips and hovers at 134.06 level.

This move comes while some more positive signs for Pound/Yen are out as Japan Services PMI released today at 12:30 AM with a figure of 45.6, this is better from previous number of 45.

Nevertheless United Kingdom Composite PMI fall short of the 56.3 projections, with 55.7 and continued its downward trajectory from previous figure of 59.1. Data for United Kingdom Manufacturing PMI released today at 8:30 AM is better than expected with 54.3, but worse than previous figure of 55.2.

USD/SGD is trading around 1.37 (up 0 pips).

In the meantime, Canadian Dollar is trading around 1.34 after starting the session at 1.33 (up 0.56%).

Pound/Yen social media highlights:


Compare The Top Forex Trading Brokers In Your Location


Sep. 22, 2020

At 133.55 Pound/Yen down to its lowest value in 2 months

(22:15) GMT

GBP/JPY sliding down from 134.11 to 133.72, taking a 39 pips loss (-0.29%).

This downslide might be related to financial indicators data published earlier as United Kingdom CBI Industrial Trends Orders (Sep) fall short of the -40 projections, with -48 and continued its downward trajectory from previous figure of -44.

Taking a wider perspective, performance of these other symbols usually suggest a setback for Pound/Yen as British Pound lost 0 pips from the start of the session, trading at 1.27 levels. USD/SGD is trading around 1.36 (up 0 pips).

Market will keep its eye on United Kingdom Composite PMI set for tomorrow at 8:30 AM. Japan BoJ Monetary Policy Statement scheduled for tomorrow at 11:50 AM.

Pound/Yen social media highlights:

Sep. 21, 2020

At 134.06 Pound/Yen down to its lowest value in 2 months

(22:15) GMT

GBP/JPY remains in the 134.17 range after starting the session at 135.06 and dropping 89 pips.

This downslide might be related to financial indicators data published earlier as United Kingdom Rightmove House Price Index (MoM) is released with a new figure of 0.2, this is down from preceding data of -0.2.

Taking a wider perspective, performance of these other symbols usually suggest a setback for Pound/Yen as British Pound dropped -0.83% (1 pips) to 1.28.

At the same time Canadian Dollar is trading around 1.33 after starting the session at 1.32 (up 0.82%).

Looking ahead, this trend may be prolonged as United Kingdom BoE Gov Bailey Speaks scheduled for tomorrow at 7:30 AM. United Kingdom CBI Industrial Trends Orders (Sep) looks to be getting worse with an expected -41 while preceding figure was -44, new data will be released tomorrow at 10:00 AM.

Pound/Yen social media highlights: