| May 26, 2015

Dollar at 8-year-high above ¥122.50

The dollar jumped to eight-year-highs above ¥122.50 in Tokyo trading late Tuesday as speculative purchases by some traders prompted others to cover dollar-short positions to limit losses. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥122.52-53, up from ¥121.63-63 at the same time Monday. The ...

| May 25, 2015

Fed remarks push dollar above ¥121.50

The dollar advanced above ¥121.50 in Tokyo trading Monday, underpinned by strong U.S. inflation data and U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s remarks suggesting an interest rate hike later this year. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥121.63-63, up from ¥120.73-74 at the ...

| May 20, 2015

Dollar briefly tops ¥121

The dollar rose briefly above ¥121 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, surpassing the threshold for the first time in two months thanks to the solid performance of the Tokyo stock market. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥120.96-97, up from ¥119.98-98 at the same ...

| May 14, 2015

Dollar weakens to ¥119 in Tokyo

The dollar slipped to around ¥119 in Tokyo trading on Thursday after hit by selling triggered by weak U.S. economic data released overnight. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥119.16-18, down from ¥119. The euro was at $1.1389-1390, up from $1.1250-1251, and at ...

| May 13, 2015

Dollar moves tightly around ¥119.80

The dollar was stuck in a narrow range around ¥119.80 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday amid a wait-and-see mood before the release of key U.S. economic statistics. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥119.79-85, down from ¥120.03-07 at the same time Tuesday. The ...