Introduction The EUR/JPY Pair

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The EUR/JPY currency cross (Euro/Japanese Yen) is the relation of the Euro against the Japanese Yen.

The EUR/JPY is quite volatile and can easily move 150-250 pips in one single trading day! The cross-currency gives one the possibility to convert euros directly into yens. (1 EUR per x JPY)

Forex Knowledge: Trading the Euro/Japanese Yen

  • Typical broker spread: 1.3-5 pips
  • Currency pair type: cross
  • EUR/JPY Nickname(s): Yuppy or Euppy
  • Most active trading sessions: Euro session and US session
  • Most active trading hours: 6:00 GMT – 17:30 GMT and during major economic releases from Japan (Asian session)
  • Average daily range (high-low): 208 pips
  • Trading strategies to trade EUR/JPY: Click here
  • Recommended level of trading experience: Advanced
  • Value of one pip EUR/JPY: Variable

Economic Events That Move The Euro/Japanese Yen


  • Trade Balance (Euro Zone)
  • Gross Domestic Product (Euro Zone)
  • Consumer Price Index (CPI) (Euro Zone)
  • ZEW Survey (Euro Zone)
  • ECB Rate Announcement and Press Conference
  • Current Account (Germany)
  • Trade Balance (Germany)


  • Trade Balance
  • Merchandise Trade Balance Monthly
  • Gross Domestic Product Quarterly (GDP)
  • Tankan Survey
  • Tertiary Industry Index
  • Leading Economic Index
  • Consumer Price Index (CPI)
  • Domestic CGPI
  • BoJ Monetary Policy Meeting and Announcement
  • BOJ Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes
  • BoJ Monetary Policy Monthly Report