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Yen Retreats After Rising on Risk Aversion, Ignores Economic Data

The Japanese yen retreated after rising earlier today on risk aversion caused by bad news about Sino-US trade talks. Domestic macroeconomic data was mixed, giving the currency no direction.

Japanese Yen Rallies on Poor Data from China, Trims Gains Later

The Japanese yen rallied against its most-traded rivals today on bad macroeconomic releases in China and uncertainty about the situation in Great Britain. By now, the currency has trimmed its gains, losing them against some of the peers outright.

Japanese Yen Extends Gains for Sixth Session on Risk Aversion

The Japanese yen continued to rise today, gaining for the sixth consecutive trading session. The currency continued to get support from risk aversion on markets, which made investors stick with safer assets.

Risk-Averse Environment Helps Yen Gain for Third Day

The Japanese yen rose today, extending its gains for the third consecutive trading session. The main reason for the rally was the negative market sentiment, which made investors seek safer options to park their funds.

Pound Ends Week as Weakest Currency due to Brexit Worries

The Great Britain pound ended the week as the weakest currency on the Forex market as the Brexit and associated uncertainties were in the center of the traders’ attention. The US dollar, on the other hand, ended the week strongest due to risk aversion.

Yen Gains on Domestic Economic Reports, Market Sentiment

The Japanese yen gained against its major rivals today. While the currency has basically erased its gains versus the US dollar by now, it retained them versus other majors. Domestic macroeconomic reports released over the trading session were good, but the general risk-averse market sentiment likely played a bigger part in the yen’s rally.

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.

Australian Dollar Tanks, Falling for Fourth Session

The Australian dollar tanked today, falling for the fourth consecutive trading session. Domestic macroeconomic data was mixed, but it was overshadowed by global news that was negative to the market sentiment.

Swiss Franc Gains as Safe Currencies Back in Favor

The Swiss franc climbed today, joining the Japanese yen in a rally, as risk aversion returned to markets. That brought safe currencies back in favor of market participants.

US Dollar Ends Turbulent Week Soft

The stock market crashed this week and the US dollar followed. While the greenback recovered somewhat by the weekend, the US currency ended the week among losers.

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