EUR/JPY — News Archive

Yen Gains, Downside Threat Remains

The Japanese yen rose today against the US dollar and the Great Britain pound, which were demonstrating softness at the current trading session. But the Japanese currency was unable to outperform the euro, which is now trying to gain ground after it has halted its long decline.

Euro Receives Respite

Euro is heading higher against many of its major counterparts today, gaining ground as a respite from recent difficulties. Once again, the ECB is promising to do what it takes to keep the eurozone afloat, and that is providing at least some support for the 18-nation currency.

Draghi Comments Bring Euro Down

Once again, Mario Draghi is a bit of a downer. His remarks yesterday at the Brookings Institution are dragging on the euro, since they indicate that the ECB is ready to double-down on stimulus measures likely to weigh on the 18-nation currency.

Euro Struggles Against Fundamentals to Rally

While the euro was rising earlier today, the shared 18-nation currency has a hard time keeping its gains and was falling against the US dollar, though it trades near the opening level as of now. It is not surprising to see softness of the euro considering that fundamentals were playing against the currency of the eurozone.

Japanese Yen Higher After BoJ Meeting

The Japanese yen edged higher after the Bank of Japan concluded its two-day policy meeting today. As was expected, the central bank did not add stimulating measures to its already extremely accommodative monetary policy.

Euro Runs to Upside, Ignoring Negative Fundamentals

The euro climbed today even though the European macroeconomic indicators were rather unfavorable. The broad-based weakness of the US dollar was the major reason for the rally of the shared 18-nation currency.

Euro Falls for 12th Week

It was another poor trading week for the euro, which fell for the 12th straight week and reached a new multi-year low against the US dollar. While the European Central Bank policy announcement provided moderate support for the shared 18-nation currency, employment data from the United States did not allow the euro to hold onto gains.

Euro Can’t Maintain Gains Against Greenback

While the euro is maintaining its recent gains against some of its counterparts, the 18-nation currency is losing ground to the US dollar. Thanks to continued policy divergence and weaker gold prices, there is little to support the euro against the greenback.

ECB Provides No Surprises, Euro Higher

The euro advanced today, rising against the US dollar and the Great Britain pound, after the European Central Bank conducted its monthly policy meeting. The shared 18-nation currency also pared its previous losses versus the Japanese yen.

German, Eurozone Data Weigh on Euro

Euro is seeing more weakness today, and that’s not surprising, given the latest economic data out of the eurozone. Also not helping matters is the fact that the latest data out of Germany is disappointing as well. With the eurozone economy continuing to flounder, the more likely it is that ECB will take increasingly drastic steps to try to stimulate the situation.

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