USD/JPY — News Archive


Yen Soft After Economic Data, BoJ Deputy Governor’s Comments

The Japanese yen was very weak today. In fact, it logged losses against all other most-traded currencies. Domestic macroeconomic data was decent, therefore it could not be the reason for the weakness. Dovish comments of the central bank’s deputy governor, on the other hand, could.

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 Weak Despite Positive Domestic Reports

The Japanese yen was weak today even though domestic macroeconomic data released on Monday was good. There was no clear theme to drive markets at the start of the week. The week should be eventful, though, with plenty of economic releases basically every single day.

Did the Bears Clear the 105.09 Level on USD/JPY?

The US dollar versus the Japanese yen currency pair seems to be set for 103.15. Is this really so? Long-term perspective After it peaked at 109.85, the price fell under the resistance level of 109.08, extending all the way to 106.07 before crafting the next peak at 108.16, slightly above the 108.05 intermediary level. From the 108.05 peak, the price developed the oscillations in such a manner that it formed a descending trend, one […]

Yen Falls vs. Commodity Currencies, Holds Ground vs. Majors

The Japanese yen fell versus commodity currencies but managed to hold its ground against other most-traded currencies today. Markets remained under the impact of the positive coronavirus vaccine news, which limited demand for safer currencies, including the yen.

Bulls Might Be Set for 103.15 on USD/JPY

The US dollar versus the Japanese yen currency pair seems to be under a lot of bearish pressure. Do the bears hold any chance until 103.15?

USD/JPY Resuming the Fall from 105.67?

The US dollar versus the Japanese Jen currency pair seems to have lost its steam. Are the bears just around the corner?

Yen Gains as Optimism Surrounding Coronavirus Vaccine Wanes

The Japanese yen gained today as optimism about the coronavirus vaccine waned, making safer currencies more appealing to traders.

Bears on USD/JPY Set for 103.15

The United States dollar versus the Japanese yen currency pair seems to have been taken over by the bears. Do the bulls still hold any chances?

Japanese Yen Mixed Ahead of BoJ Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes

The Bank of Japan was about flat against major rivals and fell versus commodity currencies today. Better-then-expected domestic manufacturing data was unable to help the currency. Now, traders wait for minutes of the latest monetary policy meeting of the nation’s central bank.