Bank of Japan — News Archive

Yen Stronger After BoJ Makes No Move

The Japanese yen was stronger after a central bank’s policy meeting today as Japanese policy makers yet again decided to refrain from changing anything. The currency gained against the US dollar and the Great Britain pound, though it has trimmed gains versus the former as of now.

Japanese Yen Falls, Attempts to Bounce

The Japanese yen fell today as Japan’s producer prices dropped in April from a year ago, highlighting the problems that the central bank has in its battle with deflation. The currency trimmed its gains against some majors and actually gained against the euro but maintained losses versus the US dollar.

Japanese Yen Trades Mixed After BOJ Announcement

Japanese yen is trading mixed against its major counterparts today as Forex traders continue to process the Bank of Japan announcement from the end of last week. Yen is higher against European currencies, but lower against the US dollar.

Dollar Regains Strength During Trading Week

Lately, the US was experiencing problems with keeping its upward momentum, but the greenback regained its strength during this week during which it was one of strongest currencies on the Forex market. The major reason for the strength was the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve’s policy minutes.

Japanese Yen Retains Gains as BOJ Keeps Asset Program Steady

Japanese yen is retaining many of the gains it made earlier this week following a Bank of Japan announcement that indicates the asset buying program is likely to remain steady, rather than expand. With quantitative in place for European currencies, Japan has the upper hand for now.

Yen Rallies vs. Dollar, Unable to Gain on Other Peers

The Japanese yen rallied against the US dollar today after the Bank of Japan conducted its April policy meeting. The currency was unable to beat its other rivals.

Japanese Yen Gains Ground After Export Report

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.

No Additional Stimulus from BoJ Means Stronger Yen

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.

Japanese Yen Stable After Bank of Japan Minutes

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.

Yen Weakness Continues, Even After Deficit News

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.

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