Hard Currency
  • Knee-jerk reaction in the yen Apr 07, 2013 - 4:00 pm
  • Valentin Marinov, foreign currency strategist at Citigroup, joins currencies correspondent Alice Ross to discuss the recent sell off of the Japanese yen, after the Bank of Japan announced sweeping measures to drag the country out of deflation. They also talk about lacklustre trade in the euro and the pound’s recent resilience
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  • The FT's currency show takes a hard look at what's driving the largest market in the world, discussing market trends, political and economic factors affecting global currencies. Correspondent Alice Ross talks to global experts on the foreign exchange market about their views on the week ahead





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