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| Aug 10, 2016

Dollar weak around ¥101.50 in Tokyo

The dollar fell to around ¥101.50 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday, dampened by stop-loss selling amid thin trading ahead of a national holiday in Japan on Thursday. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.49-50, down from ¥102.42-42 at the same time Tuesday. The ...

| Aug 10, 2016

Tokyo stocks fall back on higher yen

Stocks turned lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, weighed down by the yen’s rise. The 225-issue Nikkei stock average shed 29.85 points, or 0.18 percent, to finish at 16,735.12. On Tuesday, the key market gauge climbed 114.40 points. The Topix index of all ...

| Aug 9, 2016

Nikkei gains 114 points as yen eases

Stocks gained further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday as worries eased about downside risks in the market. The Nikkei average climbed 114.40 points, or 0.69 percent, to close at 16,764.97. On Monday, it rose 396.12 points. The Topix index finished up ...

| Aug 8, 2016

Dollar solid around ¥102 in Tokyo

The dollar was solid around ¥102 in Tokyo trading on Monday, supported by strong U.S. government jobs data released late last week. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.28-28, up from ¥101.07-08 at the same time Friday. The euro was at $1.1087-1089, down ...