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Japanese Yen Falls Despite Better-than-Expected Domestic Data

Macroeconomic data released in Japan on Thursday was better than expected. But as usual, the Japanese yen paid more attention to the general market sentiment than to domestic reports. And the sentiment was not supportive of the Japanese currency. Currently, though, the yen managed to bounce against some of its rivals.

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 Gains on US-China Trade Conflict, Domestic Data

The Japanese yen gained today as risk aversion returned to markets after new developments in the US-China trade conflict. Domestic macroeconomic data was also supportive of the currency.

Japanese Yen Loses Gains Despite Positive Domestic Fundamentals

For a while today, the Japanese yen was one of the strongest currencies on the Forex market, opening sharply higher against its rivals. But by now it has lost gains against all of its major peers despite the positive outlook for Japan’s economy. Domestic macroeconomic data was not especially good, though.

Yen Soft After Macro Releases, Comments from BoJ Official

The Japanese yen was soft versus the majority of its most-traded peers today. Domestic macroeconomic data was mixed and Bank of Japan officials were sending somewhat confusing signals about monetary policy in the future.

Japanese Yen Drops on Risk Appetite, Tries to Rebound. Domestic Data Mixed

The Japanese yen weakened today due to risk appetite caused by news about a trade truce between the United States and China. The currency has trimmed its losses later, though, erasing them against some rivals outright. Macroeconomic data released in Japan over the trading session was mixed.

Japanese Yen Gains as Risk Appetite Wanes, Domestic Data Supports

The Japanese yen gained today as risk appetite of investors was waning, making them more interested in buying safer currencies, like the yen. Domestic macroeconomic data was also supportive for the Japanese currency.

Japanese Yen Profits from Risk Aversion Caused by Trade Wars

The Japanese yen surged against the majority of most-traded currencies today as the negative market sentiment drove investors towards safer assets. The yen posted losses versus the Swiss franc, which also profited from its role of a safe haven, though by now the Japanese currency has trimmed its losses.

Japanese Yen Moves Sideways, Economic Data Gives No Direction

The Japanese yen traded sideways today as markets were lying in wait for US nonfarm payrolls. Domestic macroeconomic data was somewhat mixed, giving the Japanese currency no direction.

Japanese Yen Surges Despite Fears of Recession

The Japanese yen is rallying against a basket of currencies towards the end of the trading week, despite fears that the latest data might be signaling that Tokyo is in a recession. This has the central bank calling for additional stimulus should the national economy fall even further, which is applying more pressure on the federal government ahead of the important US-Japan trade talks.

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