Bank of Japan — News Archive


Economic Data Doesn’t Make Yen Move

The Japanese yen did not move far following the release of macroeconomic data from Japan and the Summary of Opinions at the central bank’s January policy meeting.

Yen Trades Broadly Lower as Inflation Doesn’t Impress

The Japanese yen traded broadly lower on Friday due to unimpressive inflation data released from Japan during the trading session and the outlook for monetary policy of the Bank of Japan.

Japanese Yen Gains on Rivals amid Light Trading

The Japanese yen was strong against its most-traded rivals during the quiet Friday trading, though light volumes ensured that the currency’s moves were not significant.

Japanese Yen Records Mixed Results Against Major Currencies

The Japanese yen started today’s session by gaining some ground against major currencies before losing most of its gains during the American trading session. The strengthening of the Japanese yen followed today’s announcement by the Bank of Japan regarding interest rates on deposits made using the yen.

US Dollar Climbs Against Euro Following Terrorist Attacks in Turkey and Germany

The US dollar rose against most of its major peers on Tuesday, having its biggest gains today against the Japanese yen following a new monetary policy decision from the Bank of Japan. The US currency also increased against the euro after two deadly terrorist attacks took place in Germany and Turkey.

Yen Weakens After BoJ Policy Meeting

The Japanese yen slid against its major peers today even though the Bank of Japan left its monetary policy unchanged and was relatively optimistic in the policy statement.

Japanese Yen Rises Ahead of BoJ Policy Decision

The Japanese yen climbed against the US dollar on Monday, as currency traders anticipated the latest monetary policy decision from the Bank of Japan. The central bank will release a statement containing its latest policy decision overnight.

USD/JPY Struggles to Maintain Upward Momentum As The US Dollar Remains Bullish

The USD/JPY tested new lows as the currency pair lost ground following a drop in the US 10-year bond yields. The US dollar remains strong against other major currencies such as the euro, the Canadian dollar, and the Great Britain pound.

Yen Mixed as Deflation Persists

The Japanese yen was mixed today, falling against some currencies and rising versus others (though still touching multi-month lows intraday). Fundamentals were not supportive for the currency as economic data showed that deflation persists despite efforts of policy makers.

Japanese Yen Slumps as Upbeat Sentiment Stems from Trump’s Victory

The Japanese yen continued to lose against the US dollar on Thursday following its rapid decline yesterday, as the greenback recovered from the initial reaction to Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election.