Tokyo stocks edge up ahead of long holiday

2019-04-22 14:22

Tokyo stocks inched up in sluggish trade amid a lack of fresh market-moving events as most foreign markets were closed.

Yen emerges as top currency wager for fund bets on BoJ shift

2018-01-17 09:10

A minor tweak in the Bank of Japan’s bond purchases has emboldened investors to bet the central bank is about to wind back monetary stimulus.

Yen falls as Fed, BOJ decide, Asia stocks mixed

2017-09-21 08:01

The yen has declined and the dollar extended gains against major peers as the US Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan announced diverging monetary policies.

Yen rises on haven demand as treasury yields, equities decline

2017-07-06 09:15

The yen has strengthened as US Treasury yields held their declines and Japanese stocks slumped amid geopolitical tensions from North Korea to Qatar.

Yen, gold rise on Korea worry, while Asia stocks rebound

2017-07-05 07:23

Geopolitical concerns loomed over some financial markets for a second day, as sabre-rattling over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program sent the yen and gold higher. Asian stocks staged a turnaround.

Yen falls as Nikkei rally saps haven demand

2017-06-02 09:08

The yen has weakened as the Nikkei 225 Stock Average broke above 20 000 for the first time since 2015 following a record close in US equities.

Yen on comeback trail as momentum builds

2017-03-27 09:16

The most oversold Group-of-10 currency since the US election is making a comeback.

Yen drops as global bond rout deepens before jobs

2017-03-10 09:30

The rout in global government debt has showed no sign of slowing as Treasuries headed for their longest slump in more than 40 years.

Yen to bottom at ¥120 before rallying on BOJ limits

2017-02-21 09:43

The yen will slump to ¥120/$ in six months as the Federal Reserve raises US interest rates but that’s about as weak as it will get, says an economist.

Tokyo stocks open lower as yen rises on US, Europe political worries

2017-02-07 07:51

Tokyo stocks have opened lower with exporters hit as the yen jumped on US and European political uncertainty.


Asian markets retreat after rally, strong yen hits Tokyo

2019-01-10 08:02

Asian markets turned south Thursday as investors took a breather after rallying this week on optimism over China-US trade talks and the Federal Reserve's softer tone on interest rates.

Yen's spike shows taste of what comes when BOJ really does shift

2018-01-09 08:07

A minor tweak in a regular Bank of Japan bond-purchase operation was enough to send the yen climbing the most in almost a month, even though evidence weighs overwhelmingly against the adjustment signifying anything meaningful.

Yen losing its haven sheen to gold on N. Korea

2017-09-05 08:08

The yen’s underperformance relative to gold may indicate the currency is losing its haven appeal, with North Korea firing a missile over Japan and testing nuclear weapons just across the sea.

Yen extends gain as North Korea tensions overwhelm dollar bulls

2017-07-05 09:11

The yen has risen for a second day as a missile test by North Korea prompted responses from the US and its allies, fuelling demand for safer assets.

Yen the big winner as central banks trim dollar, pound

2017-07-04 10:57

Central banks may be a substantial part of the reason why the dollar has come crashing down so rapidly this year, and for the surprising rallies in the yen and the Aussie.

Yen pre-Trump high looms on geopolitics, reflation unwind

2017-04-21 09:03

Marine Le Pen may be about to undo the Donald Trump effect, at least when it comes to the yen.

Yen halts rally, stocks mixed before congress vote

2017-03-24 10:44

The yen has weakened for the first time in nine days while stocks were mixed before a key US vote on health care.

Yen gains on Korea tensions while Asia stocks rise

2017-03-06 09:34

Escalating geopolitical tensions have sparked a rise in the yen, while most Asian equities advanced as investors assessed statements from China’s National People’s Congress.

Equities extend rally with copper as yen weakens

2017-02-13 09:18

Rumors about the demise of reflation trades look to have been at least a little exaggerated.

Yen retreats, emerging-market stocks gain on Trump

2017-01-24 09:16

The yen has retreated after the biggest jump since July and emerging-market stocks rose as investors assessed the impact from Donald Trump’s efforts to rework US trade pacts.

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