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Yen Soft on Market Sentiment, Domestic Data, Economic Outlook

The Japanese yen fell against almost all of its most-traded rivals, though not against the US dollar, as the market sentiment was favorable to riskier currencies, not safer ones. Negative domestic macroeconomic data and the gloomy outlook from the Japanese central bank did not help the currency either.

Japanese Yen Flat, Tries to Gain on Commodity Currencies

The Japanese yen was about flat versus major currencies today. The yen was trying to rise against commodity currencies but so far it had limited success. Negative domestic macroeconomic data and the rise of crude oil prices were working against the Japanese yen but the pessimistic mood, which persists among investors, was working in favor of the Japanese currency.

Japanese Yen Rallies on Returning Fears of Coronavirus

The Japanese yen gained against most other major currencies today, with the exception of the Australian dollar, which got a boost from domestic employment data. The resurging fears about the spread of the coronavirus from China were the main driver for the yen’s rally. Domestic macroeconomic data was also supportive of the Japanese currency.

Japanese Yen Flat As Data Elevates Recession Talk

The Japanese yen is trading relatively flat against some of the most-traded currencies in the market as a string of disappointing data has elevated recession talk. After some reprieve from bearish data, it looks like the world’s third-largest economy is still unable to rejuvenate growth, despite the government’s planned $120 billion stimulus. The question that is now dominating global financial markets is: What’s next?

Japanese Macroeconomic Data Positive, Yen Erases Rally

The Japanese yen was rising intraday on the persisting concerns about the US-China trade talks. But currently, the yen has fallen against all other most-traded rivals. Domestic macroeconomic data could not be blamed for the fall as today’s report was rather good.

Japanese Yen Weakens As September Exports, Imports Shrink

The Japanese yen started off the trading week lower against multiple currency rivals, driven by the latest economic data that disappointed investors and heightened fears of a recession hitting the world’s third-largest economy. But Japan is just one of many countries experiencing the fallout of the US-China trade saga that has crippled global financial markets.

Japanese Yen Rallies Despite Signs of Upcoming Monetary Easing from BoJ

The Japanese yen rose today despite a signal from the nation’s central bank that it may ease its already extremely accommodative monetary policy as soon as at October’s meeting. The currency likely got support from the market sentiment that was favorable to safe currencies.

Japanese Yen Firm on PMI Figures, Cautious Market Sentiment

The Japanese yen was firm today as the market sentiment turned cautious. Some of domestic macroeconomic releases were also helpful to the currency.

Japanese Yen Soft After Data Suggests Economy Weakens

The Japanese yen was generally soft today, though the currency has trimmed losses against some of its rivals by now and even managed to gain on the euro, which itself was very vulnerable. Domestic macroeconomic data, which demonstrated weakening economic activity in Japan, was unfavorable to the yen.

Yen Soft After BoJ Meeting, Domestic Data

The Japanese yen rose against the US dollar but fell versus most other currencies today following the monetary policy announcement from the Bank of Japan and the release of all industry activity data.

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