FXStreet (Guatemala) - Analysts at Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi explained that Global investors have become more risk averse in the near-term driven by heightened uncertainty over developments in China, North Korea, and the Middle East. Key Quotes: "USD/JPY has dropped sharply towards the lows from August. December US ADP employment data showed a 257K increase in jobs, well above market expectations 198K. However, this week’s global risk-off sentiment has overshadowed that positive impact. Tomorrow’s non-farm payroll data may not change the recent negative sentiment, even if it comes in better than consensus expectations. There is now considerable downside probability for USD/JPY because Japan’s external account is less supportive of JPY selling. November BoP data due out on Tuesday will likely confirm an improvement in Japan’s external position." For more information, read our latest forex news.