GBP/JPY Trading Positions
The GBP/JPY pair tells the trader how many Japanese Yen (the quote currency) are needed to purchase one British Dollar (the base currency). It is known to be a “carry currency cross”, that is a cross which is a vehicle for carry trading.
Important assets for GBP/JPY
- Currencies: USD and EUR.
- Commodities: Oil.
- Bonds: Gilt (debt securities issued by the Bank of England), GJGB10 (Japan Generic Govt 10Y Yield) and T-Note (Treasury Note, a marketable U.S. government debt security).
- Indices: FTSE 100 (share index of the 100 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange with the highest market capitalization), Nikkei 225 (stock market index for the Tokyo Stock Exchange), Dow Jones (DJIA, Dow Jones Industrial Average, an index that shows how 30 large publicly owned companies based in the United States have traded during a standard trading session in the stock market).
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Currency Trading Positions
The purpose of the Trading Positions table is to provide a glance of GBP/JPY as to where our dedicated contributors are currently positioned. You can access the original analysis reports by clicking on each position.