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Low cost options to profit from a USD/JPY 150.00 break

BUZZ-COMMENT-Low cost options to profit from a USD/JPY 150.00 break Feb 13 (Reuters) - USD/JPY eyes a break above 150.00 and beyond, although traders feel upside potential could be limited to November's multi-year high at 152.00 and while a cash long is vulnerable to setbacks, a cheap option only risks an upfront premium. A USD call/JPY put gives holders the right to buy USD/JPY at a pre-set strike and expiry date for an upfront premium.
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GBP/USD back in range, huge event risk ahead

BUZZ-COMMENT-GBP/USD back in range, huge event risk ahead Feb 9 (Reuters) - GBP/USD is set to close the week where it had started, around the low 1.26s, with the break below the bottom of the 7-8 week (1.26-1.28) range proving short-lived, in part due to dollar upside easing as market participants await a fresh catalyst. Nonetheless, with the exception of cable, when looking at sterling crosses, the pound remains firm, EUR/GBP is hovering at multi-month lows and GBP/JPY is just shy of printing a
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Potential value in GBP/USD options over significant data

BUZZ-COMMENT-Potential value in GBP/USD options over significant data Feb 9 (Reuters) - FX option premiums are very low ahead of some big impending U.S. and UK data releases which could affect their respective monetary policy outlooks and reignite the FX volatility on which options thrive. U.S. CPI data will be key for the U.S. policy outlook on Tuesday, but there's also retail sales, industrial production, PPI, jobless claims, Philly Fed business conditions, preliminary University of Michigan F
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The FX quest for JPY volatility lies with the BoJ

REFILE-BUZZ-COMMENT-The FX quest for JPY volatility lies with the BoJ Adds 3-month USD/JPY FXO implied volatility chart Feb 6 (Reuters) - The lack of FX volatility on which options thrive has resulted in lower implied volatility and subsequent option premiums, but there are clear signs that the Bank of Japan could be the catalyst that turns things around.
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FX options signal a potential USD/JPY break-out?

BUZZ-COMMENT-FX options signal a potential USD/JPY break-out? Feb 1 (Reuters) - Given their forward looking nature and reliance on FX volatility, price action in FX options can show the market's perception of future FX risks, which appear to be increasing in USD/JPY. Implied volatility is the market's gauge of future realised volatility and a key determinant of the option premium.
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