Bank of Japan — News Archive

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.

Japanese Yen Holds on to Some of Its Gains

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.

Yen Climbs as BoJ Doesn’t Act

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.

Forecast: US Dollar in 2015

The US dollar demonstrated exceptional performance in 2014. Can the greenback maintain its amazing rally in 2015 or correction is in order?

Yen Retreats, Retains Support from Safe-Haven Demand

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.

Yen Falls vs. Dollar on Poor Data, Stays Resilient vs. Pound & Euro

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.

Dollar Ends Last FOMC Week in 2014 on Strong Note

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.

Yen Drops as BoJ Keeps Stimulus Unchanged

The Japanese yen dropped after the Bank of Japan decided to keep its unprecedented monetary stimulus at today’s policy meeting. The currency trimmed its losses later but still trades below the opening level.

Yen Falls Below 120 per Dollar First Time Since 2007

The Japanese yen fell today against other most-traded counterparts. The currency fell yesterday below the 120 per dollar level for the first time since July 2007. The yen also touched the lowest level since October 2008 versus the Great Britain pound.

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