| May 19, 2016

Dollar tops ¥110 in Tokyo on Fed hopes

The dollar climbed above ¥110 in Tokyo trading on Thursday, attracting buying after minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s policy-setting meeting in April suggested that the Fed could hike interest rates. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥110.07-07, up from ¥109.43-43 at the ...

| May 10, 2016

Dollar retakes ¥108.50 on surging stocks

The dollar topped ¥108.50 in Tokyo trading on Tuesday, buoyed by surging stocks. At 5 p.m., it stood at ¥108.88-89, up from ¥107.63-65 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.1390-1391, down from $1.1392-1396, and at ¥124.02-03, up from ¥122.63-64. The greenback ...

| Apr 21, 2016

Dollar firmer around ¥109.70 in Tokyo

The dollar held firm around ¥109.70 in Tokyo late Thursday, though it trimmed gains on selling to lock in profits. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥109.66-66, up from ¥108.91-91 at the same time Wednesday. The euro was at $1.1292-1292, down from $1.1362-1363, ...

| Apr 14, 2016

Dollar climbs above ¥109

The dollar climbed above ¥109 in Tokyo trading on Thursday, as a rally on the stock market allayed investors’ risk-averse sentiment, but the currency’s topside was capped by moves to lock in profits. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥109.30-31, up from ¥108.92-92 ...