EUR/JPY — News Archive


A Sluggish Economy Keeps the Yen Lower

Sluggish economic news is keeping the yen lower in Forex trading on the currency market. With economic news indicating a slow recovery, there is no reason to expect policymakers to quit easing anytime soon, and that could mean more weakness in the yen.

Draghi Stimulus Hint Sends Euro Lower in Forex Trading

ECB President Mario Draghi has signalled that there is a good chance that policymakers will add stimulus to the eurozone economy in December and that is sending the 19-nation euro down today. Also dropping are commodities.

Euro Ekes Out Gain Against Dollar

Euro is eking out gains against the US dollar today, but many are unsure of how long that will last. With policy divergence becoming a bigger expectation, there is speculation that euro could be at parity with the dollar by the end of the year.

Euro Clings to Recent Gains on European Commission Forecasts

Euro is clinging to some earlier gains — but only just. With the ECB due to make a policy announcement and the European Commission making forecasts that expect to see slower growth, many expect the 19-nation currency to slip more against the US dollar.

Manufacturing Data, Draghi Comments Lift Euro

Euro is heading higher today, enjoying a rally as the latest news out of the eurozone supports the 19-nation currency. Manufacturing data and the latest comments from ECB President Mario Draghi are providing support.

Yen Climbs as BoJ Refrains from Adding Stimulus

The Japanese yen climbed against its major rivals today as the Bank of Japan made no changes to monetary policy, refraining from expanding already extensive monetary stimulus.

Japanese Yen Mixed Ahead of BoJ Announcement

The Japanese yen was relatively firm against the US dollar today but fell versus the euro and the Great Britain pound ahead of the monetary policy announcement from the Bank of Japan.

Eurozone Confidence Fuels Euro Rally

Better news out of the eurozone is fueling a rally for the euro today. A surprise increase in confidence is helping the 19-nation currency gain against its counterparts as Forex traders speculate on whether or not the ECB will really need to add stimulus.

Euro Mostly Steady in Forex Trading

Euro is mostly steady today in Forex trading, as many currencies await tomorrow’s policy announcement from the Federal Reserve. Without major data releases for the eurozone today, it’s more about waiting and seeing what’s next with US policy.

Euro Continues to Lose Ground After ECB Meeting

Euro is still losing ground after yesterday’s ECB meeting. And now, some analysts say that the euro could end up in parity with the US dollar by the end of the year.