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Franc Vulnerable Due to Escalating Conflict Between Switzerland & EU

The Swiss franc was generally weak today (though managed to gain on the Japanese yen) as the conflict between the European Union and Switzerland intensified.

Swiss Franc Strong as Conflict Between USA & Iran Heats Up

The Swiss franc was generally strong today as tensions between the United States and Iran continued to escalate.

Japanese Yen Soft After CPI Beats Expectations, Manufacturing PMI Misses Forecasts

The Japanese yen was weak for the most part today despite the better-than-expected inflation print and risk aversion among investors. Meanwhile, Japan’s manufacturing sector unexpectedly continued to contract.

Swiss Franc Strongest due to Middle East Tensions

The Swiss franc was in spotlight today, being the strongest currency on the Forex market. The reason for that was geopolitical tensions in Middle East.

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.

Yen Mostly Flat During Directionless Trading

The Japanese yen was flat against most major currencies today, though fell versus the Swiss franc. The trading was somewhat directionless on Wednesday as traders were waiting for a monetary policy announcement from the Federal Reserve.

Swiss Franc Rallies on Risk Aversion, Ignores SNB

The Swiss franc rallied today on the back of risk aversion on the Forex market. The currency largely ignored the monetary policy meeting of the Swiss National Bank and somewhat disappointing domestic macroeconomic data.

Japanese Yen Soft, Domestic Data Doesn’t Help

The Japanese yen was largely soft today as market participants felt no need for safety provided by the currency. Domestic macroeconomic data did nothing to help the currency.

Franc Gains on US-China Trade War, Ignores Domestic Data

The Swiss franc gained on its most-traded peers today as the trade war between the United States and China continued to make investors nervous, driving them towards safer currencies. Wednesday’s negative domestic macroeconomic data did not hurt the Swissie much.

Yen Flat as Trump Visits Japan

The Japanese yen was largely flat against most of its major peers on Monday. While market participants were somewhat nervous after US President Donald Trump said that the United States are not ready for a trade deal with China, the US dollar was the beneficiary of the resulting risk aversion, not the yen.

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