Japan — News Archive


Japanese Yen Falls After Mixed Data, Risk Aversion Provides No Help

The Japanese yen was flat against the US dollar and fell versus other major currencies today despite the gloomy mood among investors as the trade war between the United States and China was ready to start. As for Japan’s macroeconomic data released on Friday, it was mixed.

Japanese Yen Strong Despite Mixed Tankan Survey

The Japanese yen was rather strong today despite a mixed Tankan survey. The currency fell against the US dollar, though, which was also very strong on Monday.

Japanese Yen Falls, Failing to Profit from Positive Data

Macroeconomic data released in Japan today was good, but the Japanese yen fell nevertheless. It looks like market participants continued to eschew currencies perceived to be a safe haven.

Japanese Yen Loses Gains After Retail Sales Disappoint

The Japanese yen rallied intraday during the Thursday’s trading session but has lost its gains by now. Worse-than-expected domestic retail sales data was not helping the currency.

Yen Continues to Get Boost from Trade War Fears, Ignores Soft Inflation

The Japanese yen gained on its major rivals today despite somewhat soft inflation print that came out in Japan during the Asian trading session. The major supporting factor for the currency remained fears of trade wars.

Yen in Red, Ignoring Positive Data

The Japanese yen was in red against basically all other most-traded currencies today despite relatively positive domestic macroeconomic data. Some market analysts explained the weakness by rising global bond yields.

Japanese Yen Strong on Risk Aversion

The Japanese yen was relatively strong today due to risk aversion caused by the US-China trade war. Surprisingly poor domestic macroeconomic data had limited impact on the currency.

Japanese Yen Soft After BoJ Policy Meeting

The Japanese yen traded lower against its major peers today after the Bank of Japan left monetary policy unchanged, preserving its unprecedented stimulus.

Japanese Yen Down on Disappointing Data, ECB Speculations

The Japanese yen posted losses against its major rivals during the Wednesday’s trading session, dragged down by poor domestic macroeconomic data and the positive market sentiment.

Yen Weakens Despite Solid Macroeconomic Data

The Japanese yen was relatively soft today despite solid macroeconomic reports released in Japan over the trading session. The reason for the currency’s unimpressive performance was the improving market sentiment.