| Jul 11, 2014

Greenback drops below ¥101.50

The dollar lost further ground to slip below ¥101.50 in trading on Friday as the yen attracted safe-haven demand due to concerns over a major bank in Portugal, but its downside was limited before the weekend. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.36-36, ...

| Jul 10, 2014

Dollar drops slightly to ¥101.51

The dollar moved narrowly around ¥101.50 in Tokyo trading Thursday, pressured by an overnight drop in U.S. long-term interest rates and a fall in Tokyo stock prices. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.51-52, down from ¥101.65-66 at the same time Wednesday. The ...

| Jul 9, 2014

Dollar declines to ¥101.65 level

The dollar was moderately weaker below ¥102 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, with a wait-and-see mood growing before the release later in the day of the minutes of last month’s U.S. Federal Reserve policy-setting meeting. At 5 p.m., the greenback was at ¥101.65-66, down from ...

| Jul 8, 2014

Dollar declines to below ¥102

The dollar fell below ¥102 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, reflecting stock price drops and an overnight fall in U.S. long-term interest rates. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.80-81, down from ¥102.04-05 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.3591-3591, against ...

| Jul 7, 2014

Greenback moves above ¥102

The dollar moved in a narrow range above ¥102 on Monday, lacking a clear direction in the absence of fresh trading incentives. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥102.04-05, up slightly from ¥102.00-01 at the same time Friday. The euro was at $1.3585-3585, ...

| Jul 3, 2014

Aussie bombshell helps dollar

The dollar rose to levels close to ¥102 in Tokyo trading Thursday, mainly supported by a surge of purchases after Australia’s central bank head warned that his country’s currency may plunge. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.92-92, up from ¥101.49-50 at ...

| Jul 2, 2014

Dollar hovers around ¥101.50

The dollar moved narrowly around ¥101.50 in Tokyo trading Wednesday ahead of major economic events Thursday. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.49-50, little changed from ¥101.50-52 at the same time Tuesday. The euro stood at $1.3670-3674, down from $1.3692-3692, and at ...

| 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 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. ...