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USD/JPY Conquered 108.85. More Targets on the Way

The US dollar versus the Japanese yen currency pair made a new high at 109.48 after piercing an important level. What is of major importance is whether or not the bulls can sustain the gains.

Japanese Yen Weakens As Manufacturing Contracts, Jobless Rate Rises

The Japanese yen is slipping against most major currency rivals to start the trading week, driven by considerable weakness in the nation’s manufacturing sector, housing industry, and labor market. Although Tokyo had experienced some positive economic data early last week, these were offset by bearish trends throughout the economy.

Japanese Yen Rallies in Risk-Off Markets as US Dollar Falls on FOMC

The Japanese yen today rallied against the US dollar in a risk-off market environment as the greenback sold off after yesterday’s FOMC rate decision. The USD/JPY currency pair today crashed to new lows after the release of upbeat housing and construction data from the Japanese docket.

USD/JPY Might Make the Next Move Towards 110.27

The US dollar versus the Japanese yen currency pair seems to be governed by the bulls. The question is now: are the bulls tired or they are just preparing an all-in towards 110.27?

Japanese Yen Flat After Unfavorable Markit PMIs

The Japanese yen was little changed following a report that showed that economic activity in Japan slowed this month. The services sector barely expanded as its rate of growth slowed sharply compared with September, while the manufacturing sector accelerated the rate of its decline unexpectedly.

Japanese Yen Weakens As September Exports, Imports Shrink

The Japanese yen started off the trading week lower against multiple currency rivals, driven by the latest economic data that disappointed investors and heightened fears of a recession hitting the world’s third-largest economy. But Japan is just one of many countries experiencing the fallout of the US-China trade saga that has crippled global financial markets.

USD/JPY Reached 108.89, a Level Destined to Be Surpassed

The US dollar versus the Japanese yen currency pair rallied strongly and reached the 108.89 level, from where profit booking began.

Japanese Yen Attempts to Rally, Fails

The Japanese yen attempted to rally intraday but has lost is gains completely against all other major currencies by now. One of the possible reasons for the initial rally of the yen was the worsening market sentiment as traders were becoming less and less optimistic about the trade negotiations between the United States and China. But poor domestic macroeconomic data and the dovish outlook for monetary policy of the Japanese central bank did not allow […]

Japanese Yen Falls on Optimism for US-China Negotiations

The Japanese yen fell against other major currencies today as the mood on markets was generally optimistic, giving little incentive for traders to buy safer currencies. Domestic macroeconomic data was not helping the yen either, being disappointing for the most part.

Last Call for the Bulls on USD/JPY from 106.92

The US dollar versus the Japanese yen currency pair dropped after a very nice rally, putting in danger the possibility of further appreciation.

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