Japanese yen is weaker today, losing ground as the G8 seems to approve the stimulus measures taken on by Japanese policymakers in an attempt to stimulate the economy. As a result, the yen is weakening today, dropping against its major counterparts.
EUR/JPY — News Archive
June 17th, 2013 at 16:23
Earlier today, a member of the European Council proclaimed the euro “safe” and the eurozone economy on the road to recovery. Euro is a little lower against the dollar following this announcement, but this probably has more to do with profit taking after a recent run by the 17-nation currency.
June 15th, 2013 at 12:09
The Japanese yen gained this week as policy makers disappointed those Forex market participants who counted on continuous aggressive easing from the Bank of Japan. It was the fourth consecutive weekly gain.
June 14th, 2013 at 23:45
The Japanese yen closed noticeably higher today as the minutes of the Bank of Japan meeting in May showed that some policy members suggested limiting the term for quantitative easing.
June 13th, 2013 at 12:56
Euro is struggling today with everything that is happening in the eurozone right now. There’s a great deal of uncertainty, and a lot happening related to bailout efforts and plans to keep the euro solvent.
June 12th, 2013 at 13:47
Euro is struggling today, heading lower after the latest industrial production report for the eurozone. Concerns about what’s next for the 17-nation currency are still extent, and that is dragging on performance today.
June 12th, 2013 at 11:42
The Japanese yen gave away some of its yesterday’s gains on speculations that the gains were too big. Additionally, there was an opinion that the Bank of Japan will add stimulus later, driving the currency down.
June 11th, 2013 at 14:49
Euro is trading mixed today as focus shifts from Asia to the eurozone, specifically Germany. There are a couple of key arguments coming before German courts, regarding ECB measures to shore up ailing eurozone countries, and many are interested to see how things are likely to play out.
June 11th, 2013 at 12:27
The Japanese yen jumped today after the Bank of Japan left its monetary policy unchanged, refraining from additional stimulus and disappointing traders who have counted on more accommodative policy.
June 10th, 2013 at 13:50
Japanese yen is losing ground today, dropping against its major counterparts, as stimulus efforts boost the Nikkei, but weaken the currency.