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| Jan 19, 2016

Dollar approaches ¥118 in Tokyo

The dollar climbed to levels just below ¥118 in Tokyo on Tuesday as stocks climbed and players were persuaded to buy back the U.S. currency. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥117.90-90, up from ¥117.03-03 at the same time Monday. The euro was ...

| Jan 15, 2016

Tokyo stocks lose further ground

Stocks lost further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday, dampened by selling on the back of lower Shanghai stocks and the stronger yen. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 93.84 points, or 0.54 percent, to end at 17,147.11. On Thursday, the key market gauge ...