Yen — News Archive


Japanese Yen Retains Strength Despite Slowing Economic Growth

The Japanese yen retained its strength against the vast majority of its most-traded peers even though macroeconomic data released over the Wednesday’s session in Japan was not that good.

Japanese Yen Logs Sharp Gains on Tuesday

The Japanese yen logged sharp gains against basically all of most-traded currencies during the Tuesday’s trading session.

Japanese Yen Rallies After Stocks Sell-Off, Struggles to Keep Gains

The Japanese yen rallied today but struggled to keep gains, losing them against some rivals outright. The possible reason for the rally was a massive sell-off of global stocks. As for macroeconomic indicators released in Japan over the course of the trading session, they were mixed.

Japanese Yen Mixed After Release of Inflation Data

The Japanese yen rose against the US dollar but fell versus other most-traded currencies today after the release of inflation data.

Japanese Yen Gains as Manufacturing Accelerates

The Japanese yen managed to rise against a range of its most-traded peers, including the US dollar and the euro, despite mixed macroeconomic data released in Japan over the trading session.

Yen Rises After BoJ Makes No Changes to Monetary Policy

The Japanese yen gained against its main rivals today after the Bank of Japan kept monetary policy without change. Positive macroeconomic data also provided some support, though its impact was subdued.

Yen Vulnerable as Traders Don’t Shun Risk

The Japanese yen together with the Swiss franc were the weakest currencies at the start of the year due to traders’ risk appetite. The last trading day of the week was not different as the yen slid against its most-traded rivals, reaching a new multi-year low versus the euro.

Accelerating Expansion of Japanese Manufacturing Fails to Boost Yen

The Japanese yen fell against its most-traded peers during the current trading session despite the solid manufacturing report, which showed that the expansion of the sector was the fastest in several years.

USD/JPY Drops on Japanese Data, BoJ Summary of Opinions

The Japanese yen gained on the very soft US dollar today thanks to better-than-expected macroeconomic data released in Japan over the trading session and signs that some policy makers want to end the era of ultra-loose monetary policy. The currency showed mixed performance versus other most-traded peers.

Japanese Yen Weak Despite Housing Data

The Japanese yen was soft today against its most-traded rivals, with the exception of the safe haven currencies, even as macroeconomic data released during the current trading session in Japan was better than expected.