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Japanese Yen Attempts to Rally, Fails

The Japanese yen attempted to rally intraday but has lost is gains completely against all other major currencies by now. One of the possible reasons for the initial rally of the yen was the worsening market sentiment as traders were becoming less and less optimistic about the trade negotiations between the United States and China. But poor domestic macroeconomic data and the dovish outlook for monetary policy of the Japanese central bank did not allow […]

Japanese Yen Falls, Losses Limited

The Japanese yen fell today amid the improving market sentiment, poor domestic macroeconomic data, and the negative outlook for monetary policy. But the losses were extremely small, perhaps due to some good news about the US-Japan trade negotiations.

Japanese Yen Firm Despite Risk Appetite, Comments from BoJ’s Kuroda

The Japanese yen gained against most major currencies on Friday. That is despite comments of the central bank’s chief and risk appetite on markets, which limited appeal of safe currencies.

Japanese Yen Weakens on BOJ Uncertainty Over Monetary Easing

The Japanese yen is softening to kick off the trading week after investors learned very little from a much-anticipated speech by the head of the Bank of Japan (BOJ). On Monday, central bank governor Haruhiko Kuroda disappointed investors when he said any monetary policy moves will depend on the performance of the national economy and global markets. Still, most economists believe the next move for the BOJ will be additional easing.

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 Mixed As Markets Try to Make Sense of Economy

The Japanese yen is mixed against a basket of currencies to start the trading week as traders try to make sense of the economy. It is a case of is Japan in a recession or is the economy already recovering? Policymakers cannot seem to determine what is going on in Tokyo, and the recent influx of data is not helping investors make a concrete bet on or against the world’s third-largest economy.

Japanese Yen Struggles for Direction Amid Mixed Data

The Japanese yen is mixed against a handful of currency rivals on Thursday as a plethora of recent data could not prove the national economy was expanding or contracting. Policymakers also delved into the latest Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) proposal that is gaining steam in the US.

Chinese Yuan Jumps on Data, Capped by Currency Manipulation Claims

The Chinese yuan is strengthening midweek on signs of an economic recovery, even though a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) recently defaulted on its debt, sparking concerns about the world’s second-largest economy. But the yuan’s gains were capped on accusations that Beijing was manipulating its currency.

Japanese Yen Weakens After Kuroda Talks About Policy Easing

The Japanese yen weakened today, falling against the US dollar, after Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said that the central bank may ease its already extremely accommodative monetary policy further.

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.

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