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Yen Soft as Kuroda Talks About Additional Stimulus

The Japanese yen was soft today after Haruhiko Kuroda, Bank of Japan Governor, signaled that he is not afraid to add more stimulus if it would be necessary to reinvigorate the nation’s economy.

Yen Little Changed After CPI Shows Drop

The Japanese yen was little changed after a report showed that Japan’s deflation persisted despite the efforts of the Japanese central bank.

Yen Suffers from Fischer’s Comments

Riskier currencies reacted negatively to the comments that Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer made on Sunday, but safer ones, like the Japanese yen, were also not immune to the impact.

Japanese Yen Gains Against Majors After Losses Last Week

Japanese yen is higher today, gaining against its major counterparts following last week’s losses. Weak data weighed on the yen last week, but this week the currency’s performance is driven by world events. For now, there is enough concern that the Japanese yen is up mostly across the board.

Yen Mostly Lower as GDP Stagnates

The Japanese yen traded mostly below the opening level against most major currencies, though there were few exceptions. Economic data released from Japan today was mixed, but the most important GDP report was poor, weakening the currency.

Yen Halts Rally

The Japanese yen fell against the US dollar and the Great Britain pound today following yesterday’s big jump.

Japanese Yen Gains on Change in Stimulus Expectations

Japanese yen is gaining ground today, heading higher against most of its major counterparts. The latest expectations for stimulus have changed, and that means that the yen is benefitting from the idea that actual stimulus won’t involve as much as originally expected.

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.

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