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Japanese Yen Gets Support from Good Domestic Reports

The Japanese yen rose a bit against its major peers today thanks to the supportive macroeconomic reports released in Japan during the current trading session.

Japanese Yen Stable During Quiet Tuesday Trading

The Japanese yen was mostly stable during quiet Tuesday trading following decent monthly performance. Traders were waiting for news that could determine the direction for the currency.

Dollar Erases Earlier Losses on Monday, Unable to Outperform Yen

The US dollar started the week soft, falling against basically all its major peers. But the greenback managed to turn the momentum up following the release of a very positive housing report. Now, the US currency trades either higher, or at least flat versus most of rivals, though the Japanese yen was a major exception.

Accelerating Growth of Manufacturing Doesn’t Help Japanese Yen

The Japanese yen fell today even though Japan’s manufacturing sector was expanding with an accelerating pace this month.

Japanese Yen Gains Even as Economic Growth Slows

The Japanese yen gained today even as the country’s economic growth missed expectations. Some analysts argued, though, that the data was not entirely bad, and this may explain the currency’s gains.

Yen Flat-to-Lower After Kuroda’s Speech

The Japanese yen was stable against such currencies as the US dollar and the Great Britain pound today, but fell against such European majors like the euro and the Swiss franc.

Japanese Yen Falls After Kuroda’s Speech, Quickly Reverses Drop Later

The Japanese yen dropped sharply today after Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda signaled that the central bank is going to maintain monetary stimulus for the a long time. Yet the currency quickly reversed its movement, trimming losses against some currencies, while erasing them outright versus others.

Japanese Yen Weakens as Bank of Japan Maintains Stimulus Easing Stance

The Japanese yen weakened against other major currencies on Tuesday as the Bank of Japan kept its interest rates unchanged and maintained its position on stimulus easing. The nation’s central bank also updated its outlook for inflation in 2017 and 2018, while keeping the 2019 forecast without a change.

Japanese Yen Weakens on Lower Manufacturing PMI, Politics

The Japanese yen weakened today following the report that showed slowdown of Japan’s manufacturing sector, though analysts argued that markets had little interest in economic data from Japan, continuing to pay more attention to Japan’s politics.

Japanese Yen Opens Sharply Lower After Abe Secures Power

The Japanese yen opened sharply lower today after the ruling coalition won the snap general election over the weekend, preserving status quo and making it sure that the current ultra-loose monetary policy stays in place.

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