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Trade British Pound / Japanese Yen CFD

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Spread 0.029
Long position overnight fee

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Margin. Your investment $1,000.00
Overnight funding adjustment 0.011171 %
Charges from full value of position ($55.85)
Trade size with leverage ~ $500,000.00
Money from leverage ~ $499,000.00

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0.011171%
Short position overnight fee

Short position overnight funding adjustment


Margin. Your investment $1,000.00
Overnight funding adjustment -0.019391 %
Charges from full value of position ($-96.95)
Trade size with leverage ~ $500,000.00
Money from leverage ~ $499,000.00

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-0.019391%
Overnight fee time 21:00 (UTC)
Min traded quantity 1000
Currency JPY
Margin 0.2%
Commission on trade 0%

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Date Close Change Change (%) Open High Low
May 30, 2024 199.675 -0.465 -0.23% 200.140 200.141 199.635
May 29, 2024 200.141 -0.492 -0.25% 200.633 200.731 200.036
May 28, 2024 200.633 0.336 0.17% 200.297 200.666 200.141
May 27, 2024 200.298 0.555 0.28% 199.743 200.418 199.600
May 26, 2024 199.745 0.082 0.04% 199.663 199.980 199.637
May 24, 2024 199.882 0.653 0.33% 199.229 200.055 198.968
May 23, 2024 199.228 -0.134 -0.07% 199.362 199.881 199.007
May 22, 2024 199.362 0.759 0.38% 198.603 199.527 198.521
May 21, 2024 198.601 -0.173 -0.09% 198.774 198.895 198.259
May 20, 2024 198.773 0.870 0.44% 197.903 198.775 197.376
May 19, 2024 197.902 0.650 0.33% 197.252 197.972 197.235
May 17, 2024 197.658 0.754 0.38% 196.904 197.843 196.781
May 16, 2024 196.904 0.986 0.50% 195.918 196.942 195.032
May 15, 2024 195.772 -1.219 -0.62% 196.991 197.079 195.658
May 14, 2024 196.962 0.763 0.39% 196.199 197.044 195.708
May 13, 2024 196.217 1.094 0.56% 195.123 196.267 194.732
May 12, 2024 195.123 0.390 0.20% 194.733 195.150 194.693
May 10, 2024 195.077 0.428 0.22% 194.649 195.329 194.629
May 9, 2024 194.616 0.511 0.26% 194.105 194.850 193.823
May 8, 2024 194.100 0.619 0.32% 193.481 194.502 193.346

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GBP/JPY

What is the GBP/JPY currency pair?

The base currency – GBP. The counter currency – JPY. The GBP/JPY chart represents the relationship between the UK pound and the Japanese yen. Both GBP and JPY are major currencies within the global Forex market. The cross pair has got a fiery nickname “dragon” and is renowned for its inherent volatility. That is, the GBP/JPY rate tends to fluctuate dramatically, relating the economic relation between Western Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

UK pound vs Japanese yen

The currency pair of the British pound (GBP) vs. the Japanese yen (JPY) has always enjoyed popularity among risk-accommodating Forex investors and traders. Representing the two major global currencies, the “dragon” is considered the barometer of the world’s economic environment. Among the top 8 global currencies the yen is ranked the 3rd representing 19% of Forex volume, and the pound is ranked the 4th, accounting for 12.9% of trading volume.

The GBP/JPY couple is considered a “cross” one. It means that the American dollar (USD) is not applied during the calculation of the exchange rate. The conversion is performed directly, without prior denomination in US dollars.

Known for its drastic price fluctuations, the GBP/JPY pairing often experiences significant up- and downtrends, caused by the major changes in the world’s economic environment. For example, the Brexit referendum in 2016 led to a severe downtrend of the GBP/JPY price rate.

Another unique factor that impacts the GBP/JPY valuation is the relations of energy pricing and the Japanese yen. The price for energy commodities and the Japanese yen exchange rate is closely correlated. Japan is the 4th global importer of crude oil and the 2nd largest importer of natural gas.

Besides energy pricing, major factors that influence the GBP/JPY volatility include the countries’ domestic monetary policies and economic conditions, as well as political atmosphere.

GBP – British pound

The British pound, or pound sterling, is the United Kingdom’s official currency. The symbol is £, the currency code is GBP. One of the world’s most widely-traded currencies in the Forex market after the US dollar (USD), euro (EUR) and the Japanese yen (JPY), the British pound (GBP) is the oldest and the 3rd most-held reserve currency globally. Subdivided into 100 pence, the pound is managed by the Bank of England. The popular currency’s nickname is “Quid”.

The pound originated in Anglo-Saxon England. One pound of silver was equal to 240 silver pennies that were made from the purest available silver. In 1694, when the Bank of England was founded, it issued the paper money and adopted a gold standard. After a 300 years history, there are approximately 3 billion pound banknotes worth £60 billion and 30 billion pound coins in circulation.

JPY – Japanese yen

The official currency of Japan, the Japanese yen, is the 3rd most widely-traded currency in the world, after the American dollar (USD) and Euro (EUR). It accounts for 23% of daily Forex turnover. The currency is managed by the Bank of Japan. The official symbol of the Japanese yen is ¥ and it can be traded under the JPY currency code. The word “yen” in Japanese means “round”.

The first yen coins originated in 1870 and were produced from copper, silver, gold and other metals. Introduced in 1871, the New Currency Act of Japan introduced a gold standard alongside the Western societies. In 1872, the banking system under the National Bank Act adopted banknotes in addition to coins. In 1882, the banking system of Japan was centralised.

Yen coins are issued in several denominations, including ¥1, ¥5, ¥10, ¥50, ¥100 and ¥500. Yen banknotes are release in ¥1,000; ¥2,000; ¥5,000; and ¥10,000 denominations. The Japanese currency depicts national and natural beauties, including flowers, temples and even rice. Today the number of yens in circulation reaches approximately $1 trillion USD of worth.

How to learn the GBP/JPY live rate?

GBP/JPY is one of the most popular currency pairs traded on the international Forex market. Browse the latest Forex GBP/JPY chart in real time with Capital.com and stay tuned to the sterling-yen correlation.

News

PCE Index Preview: Forecasts point to no change in headline or core inflation from a month earlier

The markets continue to look for signals of disinflation in the United States. The latest PCE Index data, the US Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation gauge, is released on May 31, 2024.

12:44, 29 May 2024

Gold and Silver recover from last week’s pullback but face resistance ahead of US PCE

Gold and Silver move higher after last week’s pullbacks but the precious metals are struggling with resistance ahead of the US PCE release.

15:46, 28 May 2024

Copper price slumps as traders take profits, where to next?

Copper price drops over 5% on Thursday as traders take profits following the FOMC meeting minutes.

16:17, 24 May 2024

Market analysis: EUR/GBP driven by diverging policy expectations

The EURGBP is driven by the question: which cuts first, the ECB or the BOE? Currently, swaps markets (chart below) imply that it will be the ECB (blue line).

13:46, 24 May 2024

UK CPI Preview: Will inflation return to 2% as the BoE predicts? And how will it affect GBP?

The latest round of inflation data will be released at 22 April at 7 am BST and investors are likely going to be paying close attention.

15:44, 21 May 2024

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Preview: RBNZ could become more dovish as inflation eases and growth softens

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) meets on Wednesday, May 22, 2024. We preview what to expect from the meeting and its possible impact on the NZD/USD.

15:29, 21 May 2024

Nvidia Q1 Earnings Preview: Analysts forecast another blockbuster set of results

Nvidia (NVDA) reports its Q1 results after the closing bell on Wednesday, May 22nd. We preview what to expect from Nvidia’s earnings and analyse its stock's technicals.

14:57, 21 May 2024

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