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Japanese Yen Rises As Abe Celebrates BOJ Success

The Japanese yen is making gains against a handful of currencies towards the end of the trading week. Currency investors appear to be bullish on the federal government’s positive tone on the Bank of Japan (BOJ)’s success in the economy. Traders are also sifting through recent reserve data, which showed a dramatic rise from the same time a year ago.

Japanese Yen Unfazed by Fake News Scandal, Recession Risks

The Japanese yen is modestly strengthening against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, despite a fake news data scandal hitting Tokyo and economists increasing the odds of a recession hitting the world’s third-largest economy.

Yen Gains as Risk Aversion Allows to Ignore Comments from BoJ Chief

The Japanese yen gained on its most-traded rivals today, propelled higher by risk aversion. The general negative market sentiment allowed the currency to ignore dovish comments from the central bank’s chief.

Japanese Yen Rises on Upbeat Tone, China Trade Talks

The Japanese yen is rising against its American counterpart on Tuesday as officials maintain an upbeat tone on the national economy. This week, Japanese leaders are in China to discuss trade and find ways to improve commerce and relations amid trade tensions with the US.

Japanese Yen Plunges As BOJ Maintains Ultraloose Monetary Policy

The Japanese yen continued to plummet against the US dollar and a basket of other currencies. After the Bank of Japan (BOJ) maintained its ultraloose monetary policy, surprising international markets, the currency continued its sluggish performance over the last five trading sessions.

Euro Trades Lower Against US Dollar on Jawboning by ECB Members

The euro today traded slightly lower against the US dollar following comments by some members of the European Central Bank‘s governing council. The dovish comments by Ewald Nowotny and Villeroy triggered a knee-jerk reaction by the EUR/USD currency pair, which headed lower.

Japanese Yen Bounces After Falling on CPI & Risk Appetite

The Japanese yen fell intraday, dragged down by underwhelming domestic macroeconomic data and the positive market sentiment. Yet the currency has bounced by now as the impact of risk appetite seemed to wane.

Japanese Yen Drops Despite Kuroda Expressing Optimism

The Japanese yen dropped against its major rivals today despite optimistic comments from Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda. The likely reason for that was the improving market sentiment.

Japanese Yen Soft Even as BoJ Discusses Stimulus Exit

The Japanese yen fell against its most-traded rivals today even as the Bank of Japan was discussing internally an exit from unprecedented monetary stimulus. Some currencies, though, have trimmed their gains against the yen by now.

Japanese Yen Touches Highest Since November 2016 vs. US Dollar

The Japanese yen rallied against its most-traded rivals today, touching the highest level since November 2016 versus the US dollar, thanks to the outlook for monetary policy normalization, positive macroeconomic data, and the general risk averse sentiment on the Forex market.

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