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USD/JPY resists gravitational pull from US yields

BUZZ-COMMENT-USD/JPY resists gravitational pull from US yields June 18 (Reuters) - USD/JPY traded modestly firmer during Tuesday’s session but stopped short of hitting its post-BoJ high at 158.26, with mixed signals emerging from U.S. data and risk sentiment. Despite softer than expected U.S. retail sales data prompting a pullback through 158, dips remain shallow in the pair.
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FX options wrap - Fear premium, intervention shun, GBP downside

BUZZ-FX options wrap - Fear premium, intervention shun, GBP downside European politics were the main driving force behind FX option markets over the last week, with EUR related pairings leading the way since the French snap election announcement. EUR related implied volatility and its downside strike premiums reach new long term highs, but that election fear premium takes it well above historic volatility and might appear enticing from a short volatility perspective.
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Selling the FX fear premium might pay dividends

BUZZ-COMMENT-Selling the FX fear premium might pay dividends June 18 (Reuters) - FX option prices were boosted by FX volatility risk premiums attached to the impending French elections and are looking rather enticing from a short volatility perspective. High FX realised volatility, or expectations of an increase, can drive implied volatility higher. Implied volatility is a substitute for that unknown quantity of FX realised volatility when pricing an option, and in the case of regular vanilla op
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Tokyo players shun EUR and GBP pre-elections, after?

BUZZ-COMMENT-Tokyo players shun EUR and GBP pre-elections, after? June 18 (Reuters) - Tokyo players are likely to shun EUR and GBP until French and British elections in July . Depending on the outcomes, EUR/JPY and GBP/JPY could remain out of favour even beyond next month. EUR/JPY fell to a 167.54 EBS low on June 14 following right-wing party gains in European Union elections and French President Emmanuel Macron's call for snap legislative elections .
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Dollar slips against euro as European political jitters subside

FOREX-Dollar slips against euro as European political jitters subside Updates to U.S. afternoon By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK, June 17 (Reuters) - The dollar s lipped against the euro on Monday, as the common currency recovered from the more than one-month lows hit last week amid political turmoil in Europe. The euro EUR=EBS was up 0 .25% to $1.07305 on Monday, after touching a six-week low of $1.066775 last week following news of a snap parliamentary election in France.
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