UBS asks:

What will be the closing value of the US dollar to Japanese yen exchange rate on 9 August 2024?

Started May 16, 2024 02:00PM UTC
Closing Aug 09, 2024 07:01AM UTC

The Japanese yen has weakened substantially against the US dollar in 2024, and market observers are not sure how far the Bank of Japan may go to defend its currency (CNBC, Yahoo [Bloomberg]). The question will be suspended on 8 August 2024 and the outcome determined using data as reported in the US by Trading Economics (Trading Economics, set to "6M"). On 9 May 2024, the closing value was 155.39.

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Possible Answer Crowd Forecast Change in last 24 hours Change in last week
Less than 140 0% 0% -0.20%
At least 140, but less than 145 2.00% 0% +1.00%
At least 145, but less than 150 6.00% -1.00% -2.40%
At least 150, but less than 155 34.00% -3.00% -9.30%
At least 155, but less than 160 32.00% +3.00% +4.70%
At least 160, but less than 165 21.00% +1.00% +5.00%
At least 165, but less than 170 4.00% 0% +1.00%
170 or more 1.00% 0% +0.20%

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