Yen Calls Bought On Struggling Dollar

Hedge funds and trading desks have been buying yen calls against the U.S. dollar today following a statement by the Democratic Party of Japan, the country’s opposition party, that if elected it would force Japan to stop buying U.S. government bonds due to fears over the future value of the dollar.

  • 13 May 2009

--Rob McGlinchey

Hedge funds and trading desks have been buying yen calls against the U.S. dollar today following a statement by the Democratic Party of Japan, the country’s opposition party, that if elected it would force Japan to stop buying U.S. government bonds due to fears over the future ...

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