USD/JPY expected to reach 135 by 2016 – BNPP

FXStreet (Barcelona) - The Research Team at BNP Paribas gives the 2015 and 2016 forecast for USD/JPY, viewing that JPY would be the weakest performing G10 currency.

Key Quotes

“We remain of the view that the JPY will be the weakest performing G10 currency.”

“BoJ policy should lift inflation expectations resulting in negative real rates which, coupled with normalisation of Fed policy, will lead to JPY capital outflows. Official comments are likely to become geared to maintaining two-way price action.”

“USD/JPY Forecast: 128 in 2015, 135 in 2016”

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