The yen rose to the highest levels since the December month against the dollar after the comments that the US economy is still too weak to increase interest rates. The Japanese currency rose by 0.2% to 118.28 yen per dollar on Friday after the finish of the level 118.13. Today, Japanese markets are closed due to a national holiday.
The euro rose 0.2% against the US dollar, as noted 1.1863 level, after last week hit 9-year lows. Sentiment for the euro remains bearish, as Mario Draghi and company are preparing to start buying government bonds (quantitative easing) to search the inflation target of 2%. Troubles with the crisis in Greece and the attack in Paris also contributed to the weakening of the euro. According to Goldman Sachs euro will hit $ 1.11 levels over the next six months, if the incentives become reality.
The Aussie also rose against the US dollar, noting level 82.24 cents 1 Australian dollar, or is it 0.3%