EUR/JPY — News Archive

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.

How Long Can the Euro Stay on Top?

Questions about how long the euro can remain on top in Forex trading are being raised today as the 18-nation currency continues to hold its own against some of its major counterparts. While the euro is down against the yen, it is higher against the dollar and the pound.

Euro Continues to Hold Its Own

Euro continues to hold its own in Forex trading, in spite of recent attempts by the ECB to stimulate the economy by weakening the currency. Poor data out of the eurozone isn’t slowing the euro much. In fact, the 18-nation currency is higher against many of its counterparts.

Euro Ekes Out Some Small Gains After Disappointing PMI

Euro is eking out some small gains against some of its counterparts following the disappointing PMI report just out for June. Concerns about a faltering eurozone economy are on the rise again, especially with the data indicating that France is struggling.

Euro Gains Ground on Dovish Fed Sentiment

Euro is gaining ground today, due in large part to the dovish sentiment coming out of the US Federal Reserve. Concerns that the Fed would announce interest rate increases sooner rather than later, along with worries about the eurozone economy, had been weighing on the 18-nation currency.

Euro Struggles After Wage Data

The latest wage data for the eurozone has been released, and it looks as though wage growth slowed in the first quarter of 2014. This news is disappointing to many, since it indicates that the wage situation in the eurozone isn’t likely to improve anytime soon. It also shows that things aren’t picking up in terms of an economic recovery.

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