Markets were flat Friday, yet GBP/JPY, USD/JPY, EUR/JPY showed impressive gains and made this list of top gainers.
Markets completed a mixed session Friday, as GBP/USD ended the session at 1.2568 after a 0.59% gain. USD/CAD lost 0.33% and ended the session at 1.3548.
Despite Friday's flat session, several currencies are managing to post notable gains. Take a look at the market's Top Gainers:
Dollar/Yen | Up 1.8% to 136.31 Friday
After ending Thursday at 133.89, USD/JPY rallied to 136.56 Friday, hitting its highest point in 7 weeks. It later lost 25 pips and closed at 136.31. Having set a peak of 150.1 around 6 months ago, Dollar/Yen is now trading 10.8% below this level.
Pound-Yen | Closed +2.39% at 171.14
Pound-Yen made its largest single-day jump of 170 (2.39%) since November 2022, and is now trading at 171.14. Having set a significant low of 144.6 6 months ago, Pound-Yen is trading 15.59% higher.
+1.73%: kicking off the session at 147.59, Euro-Yen currency pair peaks at 150.46
Euro-Yen stayed on track Friday: bullish sentiment helped Euro-Yen to push 254 pips higher, reaching session highs around 150.46, before consolidating until close. Ultimately, Euro-Yen closed Friday at 150.14.