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Japanese Yen Falls on Optimism for US-China Negotiations

The Japanese yen fell against other major currencies today as the mood on markets was generally optimistic, giving little incentive for traders to buy safer currencies. Domestic macroeconomic data was not helping the yen either, being disappointing for the most part.

Yen Mixed on Macroeconomic Data, BoJ Monetary Policy Stance

The Japanese yen was mixed today despite the market sentiment that was favorable to safer currencies. Domestic macroeconomic data was mixed, but there were more negative reports than positive ones. Additionally, Japan’s central bank signaled about the possibility of additional monetary easing soon.

Japanese Yen Mixed After BoJ Minutes, Domestic Data

The Japanese yen did not demonstrate a clear trend today, falling versus the US dollar and the Swiss franc, gaining on the Great Britain pound, and staying flat versus the euro. Monetary policy minutes of Japan’s central bank reiterated the possibility of additional monetary easing. Domestic macroeconomic data was mixed.

Japanese Yen Falls, Losses Limited

The Japanese yen fell today amid the improving market sentiment, poor domestic macroeconomic data, and the negative outlook for monetary policy. But the losses were extremely small, perhaps due to some good news about the US-Japan trade negotiations.

Japanese Yen Mixed on Trade, Inflation As Business Leaders Pessimistic

The Japanese yen is finishing the trading week mixed against several major currencies as trade and inflation data were in focus among investors. With new polls suggesting that the nation’s business leaders are bearish on the world’s third-largest economies, it is anyone’s guess as to whether Japan enters a recession or not. But the numbers are not pleasing to investors.

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 Mixed As Manufacturing Weakens, BOJ Nudged to Ease

The Japanese yen is mixed midweek as new data is sending signals that the nation’s manufacturing sector is weakening. With uncertainty engulfing the global economy and Japan potentially facing a recession, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) is being pushed to be more accommodative by easing monetary policy. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe assured financial markets that Japan will not be a drag on the rest of the world, suggesting that he […]

Japan’s Economic Growth Slows, Yen Retreats from Opening Levels

The Japanese yen opened above Friday’s close today, though by now the currency has retreated against most of its major rivals. Today’s macroeconomic data in Japan showed that economic growth slowed last quarter while other indicators missed expectations.

Japanese Yen Weakens As Investors Easing BOJ to Prevent Recession

The Japanese yen is weakening midweek as new economic data is exacerbating recession fears. With some central bankers suggesting pre-emptive stimulus to prevent a contraction, investors are paying attention and think the world’s third-largest economy is heading for a steep contraction, even with a new trade agreement with the US later this month

Japanese Yen Slides As Leading Economic Indicators Weaken

The Japanese yen is tumbling toward the end of the trading week, driven by a decline in several leading economic indicators. With the yen experiencing spikes since Tokyo reached a trade agreement in principle with the US, officials say that they monitoring the currency “with a sense of urgency.” Investors were once again assured by the central bank that the world’s third-largest economy is not showing any signs of a recession.

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