| Jul 28, 2014

Dollar range-bound near ¥101.88

The dollar was range-bound below ¥102 in Tokyo trading Monday, with players retreating to the sidelines ahead of key U.S. economic events this week. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥101.87-87, down from ¥101.89-90 at the same time Friday. The euro stood at ...

| Jul 24, 2014

Dollar inches higher to ¥101.44

The dollar was slightly firmer in Tokyo trading Thursday as stronger than expected Chinese economic data spurred dollar purchases. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.44-45, up from ¥101.37-38 at the same time Wednesday. The euro stood at $1.3472-3473, up from $1.3457-3459, ...

| Jul 23, 2014

Dollar drops to below ¥101.40

The dollar was slightly easier below ¥101.40 in Tokyo trading late Wednesday, with no dollar-buying factors in sight. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.37-38, down from ¥101.49-50 at the same time Tuesday. The euro stood at $1.3457-3459, down from $1.3501-3507, and ...

| Jul 22, 2014

Greenback firmer around ¥101.50

The dollar was slightly firmer around ¥101.50 in post-holiday Tokyo trading Tuesday, supported by a rise in Japanese stock prices. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.49-50, up from ¥101.40-41 at the same time Friday. The Tokyo market was closed Monday for ...

| Jul 18, 2014

Greenback drops below ¥101.50

The dollar was weaker below ¥101.50 in Tokyo trading on Friday as risk-averse sentiment strengthened after a Malaysian Airlines jetliner was blown out of the sky in eastern Ukraine, killing nearly 300 people, and Israel began a ground invasion. At 5 p.m., the dollar ...

| Jul 17, 2014

Dollar edges lower to ¥101.49

The dollar dipped to around ¥101.50 in Tokyo on Thursday, weighed down by sagging U.S. long-term interest rates. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.49-50, down from ¥101.69-69 on Wednesday. The euro was at $1.3533-3534, down from $1.3552-3556, and at ¥137.36-37, down from ...

| Jul 16, 2014

Dollar firms on Yellen comments

The dollar was firmer around ¥101.70 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday, underpinned by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s congressional testimony that suggested the possibility of an earlier than planned interest rate hike. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.69-69, up from ¥101.56-56 ...

| Jul 15, 2014

Dollar steady at around ¥101.50

The dollar held firm around ¥101.50 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, helped by higher stock prices both in Japan and the United States. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.56-56, up from ¥101.46-47 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.3617-3619, down ...

| Jul 14, 2014

Dollar rises toward ¥101.50 level

The dollar was firmer around ¥101.50 in Tokyo trading late Monday as concerns over major Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo receded. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.46-47, slightly up from ¥101.36-36 at the same time Friday. The euro was at $1.3635-3636, up ...

| 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 ...