Yen — News Archive


Market Sentiment Turns Positive After Trump’s Speech, Yen Takes Hit

The Japanese yen fell against its most-traded rivals during the Wednesday’s trading session as the market sentiment was positive following the first speech of US President Donald Trump to the Congress.

Yen Goes Higher in Risk-Averse Environment

The Japanese yen gained on its most-traded peer’s during the Tuesday’s trading session as the risk-averse trading environment made more desirable currencies associated with safety.

Japanese Yen Edges Lower Against US Dollar Ahead of Retail Sales Data

The Japanese yen edged lower against the US dollar on Monday, after moving in and out of the negative territory multiple times today. Traders are keeping a close eye on two economic releases in Japan that are due to be released today, which could lend the yen more support.

Japanese Yen Gains as Kuroda Says No More Interest Rate Cuts

The Japanese yen rose today, reaching the highest level since November 29 against the euro, after Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda signaled that he does not plan cutting interest rates deeper into the negative territory.

Japanese Yen Shows No Discernible Trend After Mixed Data

The Japanese yen demonstrated a mixed performance today, rising against some currencies and falling against others, after the release of macroeconomic data, which was mixed as well.

Japanese Yen Starts Week with Losses

The Japanese yen opened lower and proceeded to fall during the current trading session as the optimistic market sentiment and Japan’s shrinking trade surplus weighed on the currency.

US Dollar Fails to Capitalize on Positive Fundamentals

The US dollar was trading in a narrow range during the past trading week, closing almost flat against the vast majority of its most-traded peers. The only exception was the Japanese yen, against which the dollar rallied during the week but slid below the opening level by the weekend.

Japanese Yen Rises Against Dollar Despite Strong US Economic Data

The Japanese yen rose against its US rival on Friday to extend its gains for the third day in a row, as strong economic data in the United States failed to support the nation’s currency. The yen is set to end the week at its strongest level since February 9.

Japan’s GDP Misses Expectations, Yen Trades Lower

The Japanese yen fell today (though it has pared the losses against the US dollar by now) as Japan’s gross domestic product missed analysts’ expectations.

Economic Data Doesn’t Make Yen Move

The Japanese yen did not move far following the release of macroeconomic data from Japan and the Summary of Opinions at the central bank’s January policy meeting.