Yen — 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.

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.

Yen Declines as Trade Data Disappoints

The Japanese yen dropped today, falling for the fifth straight session against the US dollar. The currency declined as Japan’s trade data disappointed investors.

Yen Gets Support from Upbeat Economic Report

Japanese yen is seeing some strength today, thanks in large part to an upbeat economic report. Also helping the yen is a bit of a departure from the earlier risk-on sentiment of the market.

Yen Pulls Back After Yesterday’s Gains

Yen is pulling back a little bit today following yesterday’s gains. While the yen is still higher against an ailing greenback, it is lower against its European counterparts again.

Japanese Yen Lower as Traders Wait for Next Week’s Data

Japanese yen is lower today, dropping after yesterday’s Eco watchers survey offered mixed results. Yen moved briefly higher against the dollar, but the currency is down again, and losing ground to all its major counterparts. Traders are looking forward to next week’s data.

Yen Mixed Following Release of Economic Data from Japan

The Japanese yen was mixed during Thursday’s trading session following the release of economic data from Japan. The currency was up against the US dollar but down versus the Japanese yen.

Yen Climbs as Bank of Japan Makes No Move

The Japanese yen gained today following the monetary policy of Japan’s central bank. The bank refrained from making its policy more accommodative as some analysts had expected, thus supporting the currency.

Yen Mostly Lower as BOJ Meeting Starts

Japanese yen is mostly lower today, dropping as many expect the Bank of Japan to ease its monetary policy at some point this month. While there is a policy meeting set for today and tomorrow, another is set for October 30.