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Japan’s Inflation Matches Expectations, Yen Falls on Risk Appetite

The Japanese yen fell today amid mild risk appetite on markets. Japan’s inflation came out within expectations but was still far away from the central bank’s 2% target.

Japanese Yen Retreats After Rallying Earlier, Undisturbed by Poor Data

The Japanese yen was among the strongest currencies on the Forex market today, though the currency has retreated by now. Poor domestic macroeconomic data had a limited impact on the currency.

Japanese Yen Weakens After Kuroda Talks About Policy Easing

The Japanese yen weakened today, falling against the US dollar, after Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said that the central bank may ease its already extremely accommodative monetary policy further.

Yen Weakest on Forex Market amid Risk Appetite, Japan’s Data Doesn’t Help

The Japanese yen was the weakest major currency on the Forex market today amid risk appetite caused by optimism about Sino-US trade talks. Better-than-expected domestic macroeconomic data was unable to provide support for the Japanese currency.

US Dollar Gains on Major Rivals, Retreats vs. Commodity Currencies

The US dollar gained on most major currencies during the past trading week but fell against commodity currencies. The reason for that was optimism about Sino-US trade talks, which led to risk appetite on markets.

Yen Reverses Gains Caused by Risk Aversion, Japan’s Macroeconomic Data Matches Expectations

The Japanese yen rose earlier today amid risk aversion caused by apparent lack of progress in the Sino-US trade talks. By now, though, the currency trimmed its gains, erasing them against some peers completely. Japan’s macroeconomic data released during the trading session was in line with expectations.

Japanese Yen Softens After Disappointing GDP Growth

The Japanese yen fell a bit after the release of a disappointing GDP report and was also under pressure from the risk-on market sentiment.

Japanese Yen Weakens to Lowest Level in 2019 on Poor Data

The Japanese yen has slipped to its lowest level against its major currency counterparts in 2019 on Tuesday. Because of soft economic data and the central bank maintaining an accommodative monetary policy, analysts feel that Tokyo’s economic growth could be threatened in 2019, sending the yen lower.

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 Rises As Abe Celebrates BOJ Success

The Japanese yen is making gains against a handful of currencies towards the end of the trading week. Currency investors appear to be bullish on the federal government’s positive tone on the Bank of Japan (BOJ)’s success in the economy. Traders are also sifting through recent reserve data, which showed a dramatic rise from the same time a year ago.

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