Equities markets in Asia and globally declined today, raising demand for the yen, as China set a minimum of 16 percent of reserves that large banking corporations in the country must have, in order to avoid a credit bubble as the one that caused the global slump in late 2008. The yen is considered the safest refuge in currency markets for turbulent times and benefited from today’s negative scenario, as China’s policy decreased demand for
China’s strict regulations declined optimism that were fueling demand for
AUD/JPY fell to 84.23 as of 15:45 GMT from a previous rate of 85.53 in the intraday comparison. CAD/JPY followed the same trend at 87.72 from 89.08.
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