Bank of Japan — News Archive

Yen Higher vs. Dollar, Falls vs. Euro

The Japanese yen rose against the US dollar but fell versus the euro today. The Bank of Japan released minutes of its May meeting during the current session.

Yen Higher vs. Euro After BoJ Concludes Policy Meeting

The Japanese yen was flat versus the US dollar and gained on the euro after the Bank of Japan concluded its policy meeting followed by a press-conference.

Japanese Yen Heads Higher Against Other Majors

Japanese yen is heading higher against its major counterparts today, gaining ground as policymakers continue their two-day meeting.

Japanese Yen Soars After Kuroda’s Comments

The Japanese yen soared against the US dollar, climbing more than 1 percent, after the comments from central bank’s chief Haruhiko Kuroda. The yen performance against other currencies was not as impressive, though the Japanese currency still traded above the opening level.

Yen Weaker After Bank of Japan Minutes

The Japanese yen was weaker after the Bank of Japan policy minutes released earlier today. While the currency attempted to trim losses intraday, it resumed the decline as of now.

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.

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