| Aug 20, 2014

Greenback tops ¥103 in Tokyo

The dollar rose above ¥103 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, thanks to purchases on a stronger-than-expected U.S. economic indicator, as well as speculative buying. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥103.29-29, up from ¥102.59-60 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was at $1.3293-3293, ...

| Aug 18, 2014

Greenback weak below ¥102.50

The dollar moved on a weak note below ¥102.50 in Tokyo trading on Monday due chiefly to geopolitical risks over the Ukrainian situation. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.46-47, down slightly from ¥102.52-52 at the same time Friday. The euro was at ...

| Jul 1, 2014

Dollar firms as stock market rises

The dollar edged up to around ¥101.50 in Tokyo on Tuesday, supported by a rise in Japanese stock prices. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.50-52, up from ¥101.38-38 at the same time Monday. The euro stood at $1.3692-3692, up from $1.3651-3654, ...

Apr 18, 2014

Dollar firms on upbeat U.S. data

The dollar gained ground and traded around ¥102.50 in Tokyo trading Friday, attracting purchases thanks chiefly to upbeat U.S. economic data released overnight. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.37-42, up from ¥102.02-03 at the same time Thursday. The euro was at $1.3818-3819, ...

Apr 16, 2014

Dollar tops ¥102 on stock surge

The dollar topped ¥102 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, assisted by a surge in Tokyo stock prices and favorable Chinese economic data. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.21-25, up from ¥101.79-80 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was at $1.3844-3845, up from ...

Apr 15, 2014

Dollar top-heavy above ¥101.50

The dollar was firmer above ¥101.50 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, but failed to chase higher ground, pressured chiefly by profit-taking. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.79-80, up from ¥101.59-61 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.3800-3802, down from $1.3850-3852, ...

Apr 10, 2014

Greenback stays below ¥102 line

The dollar stayed weak below ¥102 in Tokyo trading Thursday, weighed down by sluggish stock prices in Japan. At 5 p.m., the greenback was quoted at ¥101.72-74, down from ¥101.98-98 at the same time Wednesday. The euro stood at $1.3858-3859, up from $1.3803-3803, and ...

Apr 9, 2014

Dollar easier below ¥102 line

The dollar stayed mostly below ¥102 in Tokyo trading Wednesday after diving to a three-week low around ¥101.50 in New York overnight on receding hopes for fresh monetary easing measures by the Bank of Japan. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.98-98, ...

Apr 8, 2014

Dollar under ¥103 as Nikkei falls

The dollar fell below ¥103 in Tokyo Tuesday, after Japanese stock prices dropped amid increasing tensions in Ukraine. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥102.78-80, down from ¥103.11-12 at the same time Monday. The euro stood at $1.3762-3763, up from $1.3717-3718, and ...

Mar 17, 2014

Dollar under ¥101.60 on Crimea crisis

The dollar dropped to levels below ¥102 in Tokyo trading Monday, with currency players waiting to see developments in the Ukrainian crisis after a key referendum in Crimea. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.55-59, down from ¥101.75-76 at the same time Friday. ...