Ian Copsey is a veteran currency analyst with over 26 years' experience who provides a daily trading report for forex traders through www.fx-forecaster.com. He has lived in Asia for over 20 years, first arriving in Japan nearly 16 years ago (following 5 years in Hong Kong) and spent 7 years working for a financial data vendor in the Kyodo News Market’s offices. Before this, he had worked in Barclays Bank’s Forex trading rooms in London and Hong Kong and later spent 6 years in Singapore in a start-up company, specializing in a web based data delivery platform for private traders. He returned to Japan 3 years ago where he settled with his Japanese wife. He is the author of the John Wiley publication “Integrated Technical Analysis” and specializes in non-economic based forecasting but provides a blend of non-economic and economic forecasts in his weekly pieces posted on www.japaninc.com.