|03:20 EDT||FX Action: USD-JPY has punched to a new trend high |
FX Action: USD-JPY has punched to a new trend high of 115.85 so far. Buy stops were triggered around 115.55-65. The move comes after Japan's PM Abe said that the intended second sales tax hike will be been_delayed , according to government sources cited by Reuters. U.S. Fed Fischer has also said that rates could rise in the U.S. before summer 2015, which is when markets are currently expecting, in an interview with the Handelsblatt newspaper today. The dollar is also showing gains against other currencies other than the yen. EUR-USD has dipped below Monday's low in making 1.2404, and Cable and AUD-USD have seen a similar price action -- the latter giving back gains seen in the wake of the NAB business conditions survey, which showed the biggest gain on record in the October on record.