GBP/JPY, aka ‘the Dragon,’ ‘the Beast,’ and ‘the Widowmaker,’ is a currency pair representing the UK and Japanese economies. Given the nicknames, you can probably tell that this currency pair is noted for its aggressive and sometimes erratic moves. The magnitude of the moves is what keeps FX traders flocking to the pair, particularly around news announcements carrying large macro-economic impact.

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