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Yen is a bit stronger on flood of month-end data
On Friday, in Asia the Japanese yen leapt moderately, following a storm of data pointed to rather a mixed picture with consumer inflation below expectations and surprisingly ascending retail sales.
The US dollar index, used to track the greenback’s actual value versus six crucial currencies, went up 0.17%, demonstrating 99.02.
The currency pair USD/JPY dived 0.03%, being worth 111.24 after the data, and AUD/USD got to 0.7468, soaring 0.03%.
Overnight, the greenback strengthened versus crucial currencies, shrugging off the issue of mostly dismal economic data, while the common currency dived, reacting to comments from Mario Draghi, ECB President.
The greenback continued its march up for a second day notwithstanding weaker than expected economic data.
On Thursday, the National Association of Realtors unveiled Pending Home Sales Index sank 0.8%, hitting 111.4.
As for initial claims for state unemployment benefits, they inched up 14,000, getting to a seasonally adjusted 257,000 by April 22, as the Labor Department disclosed on Thursday.
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On Tuesday, the British pound sank versus the Japanese yen after a suspected terrorist attack at a concert in Manchester, while the common currency hovered close to a six-month peak versus the greenback after German Chancellor Angela Merkel told that the…
On Wednesday, gold tacked on in Asia on the ongoing chaotic American political situation applying pressure on expectations for economic policies favoring tax dips as well as higher spending…