USD/JPY: The Japanese yen saw a sharp rise during Monday's session against the dollar and other major currencies, after a new earthquake hits the coast of Honshu in Japan as well as the earthquake that hit Japan yesterday's magnitude 7.1, which led to warnings of a new tsunami.
Investors intended to buy the yen as a safe-haven currency in light of the tensions witnessed in Japan; however the Japanese currency dropped to its lowest level in 6 months during the past week.
The USD/JPY closed Monday's session at the level of 84.43 after hitting its highest level at 85.12 and the lowest at 84.34.
AUD/USD: The Australian dollar fell dramatically on Monday against the U.S. dollar after the historic levels recorded during last week, which could consider a corrective movement in addition to unwinding carry trades, which drive investors to sell high yielding currencies and buy the yen and U.S. dollar as safe haven currencies.
The AUD/USD closed Monday's session at the level of 1.0482 after hitting its highest level at 1.0579 and the lowest at 1.0471.
NZD/USD: The New Zealand dollar fluctuation against the dollar on Monday to close near its opening levels, as the New Zealand currency didn't affected by the U.S. dollar rising New, despite it fell against the Japanese yen.
The NZD/USD closed Monday's session at the level of 0.7820 after hitting its highest level at 0.7846 and the lowest at 0.7782.