Euro is trading mixed against its major counterparts again today. The 18-nation currency continues to struggle against the US dollar on policy divergence, but is managing to eke out gains against the pound and the yen today.
July 30th, 2014 at 19:26
The Japanese yen weakened today, touching the lowest level since April against the US dollar, as economic data from both the United States and the eurozone was mostly good, making the currency unnecessary in its role of a safe haven.
July 30th, 2014 at 4:30
The Japanese yen remained unmoved by the release of industrial production data today. The currency traded mostly sideways yesterday, though it fell together with its major counterparts versus the US dollar.
July 21st, 2014 at 14:33
Euro attempted a rally against the US dollar earlier, taking advantage of the frustration many Forex traders have with US yields right now. However, that rally has fizzled out as the focus shifts to safe haven flows. Euro is lower against its low-beta counterparts, even as it gains against currencies like the pound and the loonie.
July 18th, 2014 at 11:51
The Japanese yen declined today, following the three-day rally against the euro, as the Forex market calmed after the initial surge of risk aversion and safe assets started to lose their value that they have gotten with risk premium.
July 17th, 2014 at 13:40
Japanese yen is heading higher today as risk aversion becomes an issue. Concerns stemming from Janet Yellen’s remarks before Congress yesterday are sending high beta currencies lower, and boosting the Japanese yen.
Investors are feeling somewhat more courageous right now as fears, sparked by the problems in Portugal’s banking sector, waned and speculations resumed about a prolonged period of accommodative monetary policy in the United States. As a result, Forex market participants were less interested in buying safe currencies, including the Japanese yen.
July 11th, 2014 at 13:54
Risk aversion continues to be a theme in the markets today, and the Japanese yen is moving higher as a result. Even with the latest mixed data out of Japan, the yen is heading higher against its counterparts as stocks struggle and as concerns about the eurozone once again come to the fore.
July 04th, 2014 at 13:11
The pound may be retreating a bit against some of its counterparts, but sterling is seeing solid support against the euro today. Thanks to the latest round of economic data, pound is gaining against the euro, even though it is down against currencies like the yen and the dollar.
July 01st, 2014 at 11:04
The Japanese yen tumbled today, reaching the lowest level since January against the Great Britain pound, as the Tankan survey showed a worsening sentiment in both manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors.