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Yen Rallies After Attack on Two Oil Tankers in Gulf of Oman

The Japanese yen rallied today after two oil tankers were supposedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman, leading to a surge of risk aversion on markets. Currently, the currency has trimmed its gains.

US Dollar Gains vs. Riskier Currencies, Falls vs. Safer Ones During Week of Risk Aversion

Trade wars and the resulting risk aversion on markets were the main themes during the past trading week. The US dollar reacted in an expected manner, rising versus riskier currencies but underperforming against safer ones.

Risk Aversion, Falling Crude Oil Prices Overshadow Canada’s Data, CAD Drops

Macroeconomic data released in Canada today was very good, but it did not prevent the Canadian dollar from falling. Risk aversion caused by trade wars and falling prices for crude oil, Canada’s major export, were responsible for the currency’s lackluster performance.

Aussie Soft due to Risk Aversion, Chinese Data

As many other currencies, the Australian dollar was soft today due to risk aversion caused by escalating US trade wars. Poor China’s macroeconomic data was not helping to improve the traders’ mood either.

Yen Thrives amid Risk Aversion, Ignores Domestic Data

There were plenty of macroeconomic reports released in Japan today. They were mixed, failing to provide a clear picture of Japan’s economic well-being. But as it often happens, the yen largely ignored domestic data. Instead, the currency surged against other most-traded currencies due to risk aversion on the Forex market.

US Dollar Ends Week Second Weakest After Great Britain Pound

The US dollar was one of the weakest currencies during the past trading week due to escalation of the trade war between the United States and China. While the greenback usually thrives in the environment of risk aversion, that was not the case this time. The weakest currency was the Great Britain pound, though.

Yen Strong as Trade Wars Continue to Hurt Market Sentiment

The Japanese yen climbed against most major currencies today as the trade war between the United States and China continued to cause risk aversion on markets. Japan’s macroeconomic data was disappointing, but as it often happens, the currency paid little attention to domestic economic reports.

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.

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