Yen — News Archive


Poor Market Sentiment Attracts Traders to Japanese Yen

The Japanese yen gained today, rising to the multi-year high against the euro, as the market sentiment was not favorable to risky assets, driving investors to the safety of Japan’s currency instead.

Yen Climbs as Japan’s GDP Finalized in Positive Territory

The Japanese yen climbed today after the final revision of Japan’s gross domestic product confirmed growth of the nation’s economy.

Yen Bolstered, Thanks to Better Economic Data

Japanese economic data came in better than expected, and that is providing a boost for the yen against its major counterparts. Yen is heading higher on the better than expected reports coming out of Japan.

Yen Falls with Declining Retail Sales & Rising Stocks

The Japanese yen fell today amid falling retail sales and the investor’s improving sentiment that was triggered by the rise of stock indexes.

Yen Stable Despite Data from Japan

The performance of Japanese yen was fairly decent today even though inflation data released from Japan was rather poor.

Japanese Yen Feels Strong

The Japanese yen rallied today as traders were cautious due to the prospects for monetary tightening from the Federal Reserve but not willing to buy the US dollar.

Japanese Yen Eases After Yesterday’s Gains

Japanese yen is easing today, trading mixed against its major counterparts following yesterday’s gains. There are still questions about what’s next for Japan, and there is always the possibility that officials will intervene to weaken the yen.

Yen Trades Higher After Mixed Data

The Japanese yen climbed against its major peers today even though macroeconomic data from Japan was mixed, failing to provide a direction for the currency.

Threat of Intervention Discourages Traders from Buying Yen

The Japanese yen traded lower today as the threat of an intervention continues to loom over the currency, discouraging traders from buying it.

Japan’s Economy Emerges from Recession, Yen Not Impressed

Japan’s economy emerged from a recession, growing in the first three months of 2016. Yet this did not translate into a rally of the Japanese yen.