Japanese yen is gaining ground today, heading higher against European currencies following the latest export report, and ahead of the release of the Bank of Japan minutes from the latest meeting.
Bank of Japan — News Archive
March 17th, 2015 at 11:40
The Japanese yen gained after the Bank of Japan kept its monetary policy unchanged at today’s meeting, judging that no additional monetary stimulus is required.
February 23rd, 2015 at 9:44
The Japanese yen was stable today after the release of the Bank of Japan monetary policy minutes. At the same time, the yen rallied together with other currencies against the euro.
February 19th, 2015 at 11:35
The latest news out of Japan shows a smaller than expected trade deficit for the month of January, thanks to more exports and lower oil and gas prices. However, the yen is still lower against its major counterparts, trading on concerns about economic recovery.
February 04th, 2015 at 11:18
Japanese yen is holding on to some of its earlier gains, remaining higher against some of its major counterparts. However, there is still talk from Japanese policymakers that have the effect of weighing on the yen a little bit.
January 21st, 2015 at 14:00
The Japanese yen climbed today after the Bank of Japan refrained from adding monetary stimulus during today’s policy meeting. The currency rose for the first time in four days against the US dollar, jumping as much as 1.2 percent. The yen also climbed 1.4 percent against the Great Britain pound.
The US dollar demonstrated exceptional performance in 2014. Can the greenback maintain its amazing rally in 2015 or correction is in order?
January 07th, 2015 at 0:10
The Japanese yen retreated a bit today following yesterday’s rally. The currency remains relatively strong though thanks to wide-spread demand for safe currencies among Forex market participants.
December 26th, 2014 at 19:22
The Japanese yen fell against the US dollar and the Great Britain pound today due to negative macroeconomic data. The drop was small, and the currency managed to gain against the euro.
December 20th, 2014 at 10:17
This week was important for the Forex market and the US dollar in particular. The Federal Open Market Committee held its last policy meeting in 2014, and it could make or break the future for the US currency. As it turned out, the event was beneficial for the greenback.