Yen — News Archive


Yen Higher on Safe Haven Demand, More Stimulus Could Come

Japanese yen is higher today, thanks in large part to safe haven demand. However, this may not last. The Bank of Japan is expected to continue stimulus in April.

Yen Firmer as Kuroda Downplays Stimulus Prospects

The Japanese yen was firmer today as Haruhiko Kuroda, Bank of Japan Governor, downplayed prospects for additional monetary stimulus from the central bank.

Yen Retreats, Finds Little Help from China’s Poor Manufacturing Data

The Japanese yen fell today, retreating from the highest level in almost three years against the euro, even though poor manufacturing data from China, both official and private, was detrimental to investors’ risk appetite.

Inflation Data Doesn’t Prevent Yen from Rising

Inflation data released from Japan during the Friday’s trading session was mixed, but this did not prevent the Japanese yen from rising against the US dollar and the euro.

Japanese Yen Lower vs. Dollar & Commodity Currencies

The Japanese yen fell against the US dollar after the release of disappointing manufacturing PMI data. The yen also dropped against commodity currencies as prices for crude oil rallied.

Yen Gains While Risk Appetite Wanes

The Japanese yen rallied today against other most-traded currencies as the traders’ mood soured. Risk appetite waned after the rally of crude oil prices had come to a halt, making risky assets less appealing to investors.

Japanese Yen Fails to Rally as Crude Oil Prices Bounce

The Japanese yen attempted to rally today on the back of the weaker Chinese yuan and falling oil prices, which hurt risk appetite. Yet Japan’s currency retreated after crude bounced, easing investors’ worries.

Investors Feel Less Need for Safety, Making Yen Less Desirable

The week has started with a risk-on mode that limited demand for the Japanese yen in its role of a safe currency. Economic data released from Japan was not helping the yen either.

Japanese Yen Trades Mixed as Officials Try to Talk it Down

Japanese yen is trading mixed today, but officials still see the relative strength of the currency as a problem to tackle. Continued strength from the yen sent Japanese stocks plunging today, and there are concerns that the economic recovery will be slowed by the latest developments.

Global Stocks Sink Benefiting Japanese Yen

The Japanese yen rallied today as the drop of crude oil led to a rout of global stocks which in turn resulted in risk aversion and demand for safe haven assets.