Yen Jumps and Nikkei Slumps on US Airstrikes in Iraq
The USD/JPY pair has reversed most of its recent gains, whilst the Japanese Nikkei has seen a huge technical break lower.
Gold is continuing its run higher, with a classic wedge breakout pressing $1,320, and crude oil has bounced towards $99.
Geopolitcal Fears Drag Stocks Lower Despite Strong US Data
Stock market indices have tumbled on concerns over the Russia/Ukraine situation and news of US airstikes to come in Iraq, with the Nikkei plummetting 3% lower.