Yen — News Archive


Japanese Yen Drops on Expectations for More Stimulus

Japanese yen is heading lower today, thanks in large part to expectations for future stimulus. Risk appetite is on the rise today and that is having its impact on low beta currencies like the yen. However, the yen also has the added pressure related to the expectation that Shinzo Abe will be able to continue his stimulus measures.

Yen Drops After Elections in Japan

The Japanese yen dropped today as the landslide victory of the ruling coalition gave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to take bolder steps for reviving economic growth.

Yen Goes Higher, Making Japanese Policy Makers Unhappy

The Japanese yen rallied today despite unfavorable macroeconomic data and warnings from Japan’s officials about possible interventions in order to stem the currency’s rally.

Yen Rallies to New Multi-Year Highs vs. Dollar & Pound

The Japanese yen rallied today, reaching fresh multi-year highs against the US dollar and the Great Britain pound, as fears of the Brexit and its impact on the world economy made investors seek safer options.

Yen Continues to Rise Against Pound

The Japanese yen opened sharply higher against such major rivals as the US dollar and the euro, fell back to the Friday’s close but returned to trade near the opening as of now. The yen’s performance against the Great Britain pound was a totally different matter as the Japanese currency continued to move higher after the initial opening.

Poor Market Sentiment Attracts Traders to Japanese Yen

The Japanese yen gained today, rising to the multi-year high against the euro, as the market sentiment was not favorable to risky assets, driving investors to the safety of Japan’s currency instead.

Yen Climbs as Japan’s GDP Finalized in Positive Territory

The Japanese yen climbed today after the final revision of Japan’s gross domestic product confirmed growth of the nation’s economy.

Yen Bolstered, Thanks to Better Economic Data

Japanese economic data came in better than expected, and that is providing a boost for the yen against its major counterparts. Yen is heading higher on the better than expected reports coming out of Japan.

Yen Falls with Declining Retail Sales & Rising Stocks

The Japanese yen fell today amid falling retail sales and the investor’s improving sentiment that was triggered by the rise of stock indexes.

Yen Stable Despite Data from Japan

The performance of Japanese yen was fairly decent today even though inflation data released from Japan was rather poor.