| Jun 16, 2016

Yen soars to 22-month high on BOJ inaction

The dollar plunged below ¥104 in Tokyo trading on Thursday amid massive selling prompted by the Bank of Japan’s policy inaction and receding expectations for an early interest rate increase by the U.S. Federal Reserve. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥103.93-93, slipping ...

| Jun 14, 2016

Dollar weakens to around ¥105.80 in Tokyo

The dollar extended losses and fluctuated around ¥105.80 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, weighed down by the weak pound sterling. At 5 p.m., the greenback stood at ¥105.85-85, down from ¥106.10-10 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.1251-1251, down from $1.1269-1270, and ...

| Jun 7, 2016

Dollar touches ¥107.80 as stocks rise

The dollar rose above ¥107.50 in Tokyo trading on Tuesday, attracting buybacks on a rebound in stocks. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥107.73-74, up from ¥107.18-18 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.1365-1365, up from $1.1350-1350, and at ¥122.44-45, ...

| 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 ...