Yen moves to 103.95 (a 0.% gain) after starting the week at zero .
The Dollar/Yen green move comes while some more encouraging signs are out as the United States Unemployment Rate beats expectations of 6.8 with new data release of 6.7, marks no change over previous data of 6.7. Data for the United States ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI (Dec) released yesterday at 3:00 PM came out at 57.2, beating projections of 54.6 and showing improvement over the preceding figure of 55.9.
On the flip side, United States Non Farm Payrolls published today at 1:30 PM came out at -140,000, falling short of the 71,000 projections and continuing its decline from the previous 336,000 figure.
At the same time, data for Japan Household Spending (YoY) (Nov) released yesterday at 11:30 PM is better than expected at 1.1, but worse than the previous figure of 1.9. Japan Household Spending (MoM) (Nov) published yesterday at 11:30 PM came out at -1.8, falling short of the -1.3 projections and continuing its decline from the previous 2.1 figure.
Outlook for rest of the week: market is looking forward to Japan's CFTC JPY speculative net positions is scheduled for Monday.