Yen Devaluation Not Having Desired Effect on Japanese Stocks

24 Nov, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Uncategorized

While we are well aware of the relationship between the level of the JPY/USD and the Nikkei in yen terms (1st chart below), there is another less publicized relationship between Japanese stocks and the yen that suggests yen weakness isn’t all it’s cut out to...

What Does the Collapse of JPY/USD Volatility Mean for the VIX?

02 Jul, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Uncategorized

A lot has been written recently by us and others about the absolute collapse in volatility in financial markets. Whether stocks, bonds, FX or commodities, volatility is making multi-year lows, but the lack of volatility in the JPY/USD cross is among the most stunning of...