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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.

Yen Recovers After Being Hurt by Market Sentiment, Retail Sales Match Expectations

The Japanese yen was soft today due to the positive market sentiment, which made traders less interested in safety provided by the currency. Currently, though, the yen has recovered against its major rivals, trading about flat versus most of them. Domestic macroeconomic data came out within expectations but as usual had limited impact on the currency.

Euro Hits New Weekly Lows on Mixed Eurozone Q1 GDP Data

The euro today fell to new lows against the US dollar following the release of disappointing German and eurozone GDP growth data in the early European session. The EUR/USD currency pair failed to rally higher following the release of weak US retail sales data in the early American session as investor risk appetite remained subdued.

Swiss Franc Soft amid Risk Appetite, Rising PPI Doesn’t Help

The Swiss franc was soft today amid mild risk appetite on the Forex market. Market analysts speculated that traders were more willing to risk due to hopes for a Sino-US trade deal in the near future. Decent domestic macroeconomic data did not help the Swissie.

Positive Chinese Reports & Negative Domestic Data Send Japanese Yen Lower

The Japanese yen opened sharply lower and proceeded to fall against all other most-trade currencies, emerging as the weakest currency on the Forex market today. While the main reason for the drop was risk appetite caused by positive macroeconomic reports in China, domestic macroeconomic data did not do any good to the Japanese currency either.

Japanese Yen Weak on Risk Appetite, Disappointing CPI Release

The Japanese yen fell against majority of its most-traded peers today due to risk appetite prevailing on markets. Disappointing inflation report was not helping the currency either.

US Dollar Mostly Weak but Gains on Safe Currencies

The US dollar was generally weak today as risk appetite made investors seek riskier currencies with higher yield. For the same reason the greenback gained on safe currencies, like the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc.

Japanese Yen Falls on News About Italian Budget

The Japanese yen fell today as markets switched into a risk-on mode on the reports that Italy will change its budget plans to avoid clash with the European Union. The news were conflicting, though.

US Dollar Ends Week Broadly Lower

The US dollar ended the week broadly weaker against its most-traded rivals as the positive market sentiment and disappointing macroeconomic data made the currency less attractive to investors.

Japanese Yen Extends Losses on Wednesday

The Japanese yen was weak during the current trading week. The Wednesday’s session was no different as the currency fell against most major rivals, though managed to gain on the soft euro.

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