Global currency traders remain puzzled by the continuing strength of the yen (FXY), (YCS), which broke out of a ¥90-¥95 range a few weeks ago and insists on levitating around the ¥87-¥89 area.

Looking at the fundamentals, you would not pick Japan to possess one of the world's most virile currencies. It runs one of the planet's largest and most rapidly climbing budget deficits, suffers a demographic nightmare of epic proportions, and lives in the shadow

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