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| Mar 27, 2015

Greenback rises above ¥119 in Tokyo

The dollar held firm above ¥119 in Tokyo on Friday after staging a rally in overseas trading overnight thanks to better than expected U.S. economic data. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥119.43-44, up from ¥118.62-64 at the same time on Thursday. ...

| Mar 25, 2015

Dollar lacks direction above ¥119.50

The dollar was lacking direction above ¥119.50 throughout Wednesday in Tokyo after showing some swings in overseas trading Tuesday. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥119.61-62, unchanged from the same time on Tuesday. The euro stood at $1.0952-0952, little changed from $1.0951-0952, ...

| Mar 24, 2015

Tokyo stocks fall on profit-taking

Stocks fell back on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday, weighed down by selling to lock in profits by investors concerned over short-term market overheating. The Nikkei 225 average shed 40.91 points, or 0.21 percent, to close at 19,713.45. On Monday, the key market ...