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Yen Weak as Markets Remain in Risk-On Mode Ahead of NFP

The Japanese yen was soft today, falling against most of the major rivals, as markets remained in the risk-on mode despite the political turmoil in the United States. Market analysts speculated that the victory of Democrats in the US elections spurred hopes for fresh stimulus measures from the president-elect Joe Biden.

Yen Weakest Despite Better-than-Expected Domestic Reports

The Japanese yen was the weakest major currency on the Forex market today, falling against all other most-traded rivals. Domestic macroeconomic data could not be the catalysts for the decline: it was not particularly good but not extremely terrible either. In fact, most of the reports beat expectations.

Japanese Yen Fails to Keep Gains

The Japanese yen rallied during Friday’s trading session. Market analysts explained the rally by risk aversion ahead of the US presidential election as well as by mostly positive macroeconomic reports released in Japan over the trading session. Currently, though, the currency has trimmed its gains, losing them outright against some of its rivals.

Japanese Yen Soft After Economic Data, Japan-UK Trade Agreement

The Japanese yen was trading either flat or lower against most other currencies, though it managed to gain on the US dollar. Japanese macroeconomic data released on Friday was mixed.

Japanese Yen Starts Friday Weak, Rebounds Later

The Japanese yen started Friday’s trading weak but managed to rebound and is now trading as the strongest currency on the Forex market. The currency gained on the US dollar as the FOMC-inspired rally of the greenback continued to fade. Today’s macroeconomic data in Japan demonstrated deflation of consumer prices, though experts were expecting that.

Yen Attempts to Rebound After Being Worst Performer on Friday

The Japanese yen was the worst performer on the Forex market today as the positive sentiment favored riskier currencies, not safer ones. Currently, though, the yen has trimmed its losses, even managing to gain on another safe-haven currency — the Swiss franc.

Japanese Yen Weakest on Forex After US-China Trade Talks

The Japanese yen was the weakest currency on the Forex market today after the market sentiment improved, limiting demand for the currency in its role as a safe haven. Traders felt more optimistic after the seemingly positive developments in the trade talks between the United States and China.

Yen Gains on Commodity Currencies, Reverses Losses vs. Others

Commodity currencies were generally weak today, allowing the Japanese yen to gain on them. The yen also rose versus the Great Britain pound. Initially, the Japanese currency was flat against the US dollar and fell versus the euro and the Swiss franc but currently the yen rebounded, rising against the dollar and the euro while being about flat against the franc. Japan released a bunch of macroeconomic indicators today, and unsurprisingly, they were rather […]

Japanese Yen Flat-to Higher After Economic Data

The Japanese yen was trading flat against some of its major rivals today but managed to gain on others. Hopes of a lift of the lockdown measures in various countries across the world and underwhelming domestic macroeconomic data were weighing on Japan’s currency but fears of a global economic recession that is going to follow the coronavirus pandemic and falling crude oil prices were boosting the yen.

Japanese Yen Flat-to-Higher as Coronavirus Continues to Spread

The Japanese yen was trading either flat or higher against its most-traded rivals today as the coronavirus pandemic continued to spread across the world, causing panic and expectations of a global economic recession.

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