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Here's Why the Yen Remains a Safe Haven After a Rocket Passes Over Japan

  • Size of Japan’s foreign assets trumps its proximity to Korea
  • The prospect investors will repatriate funds is key to status
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Barclays Says Yen Is Cleaner Safe Haven Trade

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Just why do investors flock to the yen in times of trouble, even when the trouble is on the Korean peninsula?