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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.

Positive Market Sentiment Hurts Appeal of Swiss Franc

The Swiss franc was soft today as the market sentiment remained positive, hurting demand for the currency often used as a safe haven. Markets largely ignored the strong language of US President Donald Trump regarding China.

Japanese Yen Mixed as Traders Wait for Fed, Other Events

The Japanese yen was mixed today amid mild risk aversion on the Forex market. Traders were reluctant to open new positions at the start of the week full of important events.

Swiss Franc Strong amid Risk Aversion, Falling Unemployment

The Swiss franc, as well as other safe currencies like the US dollar and the Japanese yen, were extremely strong on Tuesday amid speculations whether the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this year and how much. Domestic macroeconomic data was also supportive of the Swissie.

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.

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.

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.

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