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Japanese Yen Dec '20 (J6Z20)

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Japanese Yen Futures Market News and Commentary

Dollar Falls to a 2-3/4 Month Low on an Unexpected Jump in Weekly U.S. Jobless Claims

The dollar index (DXY00) on Wednesday fell -0.221 (-0.24%). Dec euro-fx futures (E6Z0) closed up +0.0034 (+0.29%), and EUR/USD (^EURUSD) rose +0.0031 (+0.26%). Dec yen futures (J6Z0) closed up +0.0012 (+0.13%), and USD/JPY (^USDJPY) fell -0.02 (-0.02%).

The dollar index on Wednesday dropped to a 2-3/4 month low after U.S. weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rose to a 5-week high, illustrating a weaker-than-expected U.S. labor market.

The dollar has been on the defensive since Monday afternoon on reports that former Fed Chair Yellen will be appointed by President-Elect Biden as the new Treasury Secretary. The appointment of Yellen has bolstered expectations for a bigger stimulus plan in early 2021 as Ms. Yellen said in a mid-October interview, "While the pandemic is still seriously affecting the economy, we need to continue extraordinary fiscal support, but even beyond that, I think it will be necessary." A big stimulus plan would likely reduce emerge... Read more

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