EUR/JPY — News Archive

Euro Turns it Around After Earlier Difficulties

A little bit of risk appetite is helping the euro turn things around today after earlier difficulties. However, many analysts still foresee problems for the euro, as Germany leads the eurozone into a further period of little to no growth.

Euro Drops Below 1.3600 Level Against US Dollar

Euro has dropped below the 1.3600 level against the US dollar, and is down against other major currencies as well. There is a bit of risk aversion on the Forex market today, as well as speculation that the ECB will have to take further action on stimulus if the euro’s strength remains where it is.

German Data Subdues Euro

The latest data out of Germany is leading to subdued trading by the euro. Concerns about the eurozone economy are still a big part of the picture for the 18-nation currency, and Germany’s lackluster data isn’t helping much.

Euro Lower Pretty Much Across the Board

Euro is lower pretty much across the board today, heading down as Forex traders consider policy divergence and whether or not the periphery countries will be able to sustainably move out debt.

Euro Struggles After ECB Decision

Euro is struggling today, following the latest decision from the European Central Bank. As expected, interest rates remain where they were set last month. However, some were surprised that ECB policymakers have yet to move on other stimulus measures.

Yen Loses Support of Fundamentals, Halts Rally

The Japanese yen halted its rally today and actually fell against some of its major peers as economic reports were not favorable to the currency. Today’s drop followed Friday’s big rally, meaning that part of today’s losses may be attributed to profit-taking.

Euro Continues to See Modest Gains

Even though confidence measures show a decline, the euro continues to see modest gains against some of its major counterparts. The world situation continues to support the safety of the yen, but the euro is higher against the dollar and the pound today.

Poor US Data Encourages Traders Stick to Safety of Yen

The Japanese yen advanced today, rising versus the US dollar and the euro, and trading little changed versus the Great Britain pound. The Japanese currency profited from worries created by worse-than-expected macroeconomic data from the United States.

Euro Loses Ground on Economic Comparisons

Euro is heading lower today, after a few days of small gains. Economic comparisons are being made again, and the euro appears to have the short end of the stick.

Japanese Yen Moves Higher After May CSPI

Japanese yen is higher today, gaining ground against its major counterparts, following the release of May CSPI data. With concerns about what might be next on a global scale, there is a bit of an interest in safe haven. On top of that, with signs that the Japanese economy is recovering, there are some thoughts that the Bank of Japan won’t need to keep the yen weak.

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