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| Jun 30, 2014

Dollar in tight band around ¥101.40

The dollar was boxed in a narrow range below ¥101.50 in Tokyo on Monday, ahead of major market-moving events later this week. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.38-38, down from ¥101.42-43 at the same time Friday. The euro stood at $1.3651-3654, ...

| Jun 30, 2014

Nikkei draws a lift from buybacks

Tokyo stocks logged modest gains Monday, aided by buybacks on solid performances by Asian bourses. The Nikkei 225 average ended up 67.10 points at 15,162.10. On Friday, the key market gauge surrendered 213.49 points. The Topix climbed 9.41 points to close at 1,262.56 after ...

| Jun 27, 2014

Dollar plummets to below ¥101.50

The dollar fell below ¥101.50 in Tokyo trading Friday, dragged down by sharp losses on the Tokyo Stock Exchange as well as month-end selling by Japanese exporters. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.42-43, a decline from ¥101.78-79 at the same time Thursday. ...

| Jun 26, 2014

Exporters' sales drive dollar lower

The dollar eased below ¥101.80 in Tokyo trading Thursday, pressured by periodical selling by Japanese exporters ahead of the end of the month, which will also be the end of the April-June quarter. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.78-79, down from ¥101.90-91 ...

| Jun 24, 2014

Dollar edges higher toward ¥102

The dollar edged up to levels around ¥102 in late Tokyo trading Tuesday, before the Abe administration unveiled its updated economic growth strategy later in the day. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.96-97, up slightly from ¥101.87-87 at the same time Monday. ...

| Jun 23, 2014

Dollar can't hold on to early gains

The dollar gave up gains to remain below the ¥102 line in Tokyo trading Monday, weighed down by speculation about a probable correction in stock prices following recent rises. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.87-87, against ¥101.92-92 at the same time Friday. ...

| Jun 20, 2014

Dollar inches higher to ¥101.92

The dollar traded in a narrow range slightly below ¥102 in Tokyo trading Friday due to a lack of major incentives ahead of the weekend. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.92-92, up from ¥101.78-78 at the same time Thursday. The euro was ...