Pound-Yen is Friday's top mover after gaining 2.4%
Markets completed a mixed session Friday, as GBP/USD gained 0.58% and closed at 1.2567. After dropping 0.43%, USD/CAD closed at 1.3533.
“Top Movers” are assets that recorded the highest percentage change compared to their nearest peers. Friday's most active currencies are listed below.
Kicking off the session at 171.39, Pound-Yen currency pair peaks at 171.39
Pound-Yen pointed in the same direction Friday: GBP/JPY spiked to 171.15, gaining 400 pips.
Euro-Yen | Up 1.82% to 150.27 Friday
Euro-Yen rallied to 150.46, hitting its highest point in 8 years; it later lost 18 pips and closed at 150.27. Having set a peak of 148.15 around 6 days ago, Euro-Yen is now trading 0.38% below this level.
Strong sentiment sees Dollar/Yen posting 1.67% gain
Bullish sentiment helped Dollar/Yen to push 223 pips higher, reaching session highs around 136.28, before consolidating until close. Ultimately, Dollar/Yen closed Friday at 136.13.