EUR/JPY — News Archive

Euro Mostly Lower as Economic Sentiment Deteriorates

The euro dropped today against most major currencies, including the US dollar and the Japanese yen, as the economic sentiment deteriorated in Germany as well as in the whole eurozone. Yet the shared 19-nation currency managed to gain against the Great Britain pound and the Swiss franc.

Yen Appreciates as BoJ Remains Passive

The Japanese yen gained today as the nation’s central bank refrained from expanding its already substantial monetary stimulus during its policy meeting. The currency gained even though analysts speculated that additional monetary easing is still in the cards.

Euro Higher vs. Dollar & Other Peers by Weekend

With all the talks about monetary tightening in the United States and quantitative easing in the eurozone, the euro was still rising against the US dollar. The euro’s performance against other currencies was also strong with the exception of the Great Britain pound.

Euro Falters as Eurozone Leaders Talk About Unemployement

Euro is struggling again as eurozone leaders gather to talk about unemployment. Concerns that economic gains aren’t translating into jobs are weighing on policymakers and others. Of special concern is the disparity in joblessness between northern European countries and those in the south.

Japanese Yen Posed to End Week Among Losers

The Japanese yen paused its decline today but will likely end the week as the weakest among major currencies. The yen had limited support from Japanese macroeconomic data released during Friday’s trading.

Euro Struggles Continue Even as Risk Appetite Improves

Euro continues to struggle today on the Forex market, even though risk appetite is improving as a whole. Markets around the world are heading higher, including in Europe, and the US markets are set to open higher. However, even with that news, the euro is heading lower against most of its major counterparts.

Yen Maintains Decline amid Risk-Favorable Environment

The Japanese yen continued to fall today, extending yesterday’s drop. The market sentiment continues to favor risky traders, making safety of the yen unneeded for investors.

Euro Moves Higher Against Dollar as Better News Helps Risk Appetite

Euro is gaining today as good news out of the eurozone provides a boost. Risk appetite is returning to the markets today, and euro is getting some help from that, even though lately the euro has been treated more like a safe haven.

Yen Falls as Market Sentiment Strengthens

The Japanese yen dropped today even though economic data from Japan was better than economists’ expectations. Market analysts thought that the reason for the drop was the improvement of the traders’ sentiment.

Draghi Comments Send Euro Lower

Euro is heading lower today, thanks in large part to the latest comments from ECB President Mario Draghi. With the European Central Bank adopting a dovish stance and talking about more easing, it’s little surprise that the 19-nation currency is heading lower against the greenback today.



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