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FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Kit Juckes, Global Head of Currency Strategy at Societe Generale notes that Yen has been the big winner in January.

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"January has seen the yen win in FX, while the Argentine Peso is the big loser. The Nikkei is the worst of the big equity indices and there is a danger that Nikkei softness fuels a little doom-loop by triggering a USD/JPY break lower."

"The last time the Nikkei was under 15k, USD/JPY was under 100. It may be back-to-front logic to trade the yen off the Nikkei, but in a risk-averse market Nikkei weakness can trigger yen strength and accentuate the 'risk off' feel. On a day when we are struggling to catch our collective breath and have a break from risk aversion, this warrants caution."
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