| Jul 3, 2014

Aussie bombshell helps dollar

The dollar rose to levels close to ¥102 in Tokyo trading Thursday, mainly supported by a surge of purchases after Australia’s central bank head warned that his country’s currency may plunge. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.92-92, up from ¥101.49-50 at ...

| Jul 2, 2014

Dollar hovers around ¥101.50

The dollar moved narrowly around ¥101.50 in Tokyo trading Wednesday ahead of major economic events Thursday. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.49-50, little changed from ¥101.50-52 at the same time Tuesday. The euro stood at $1.3670-3674, down from $1.3692-3692, and 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, ...

| Jun 30, 2014

Dollar in tight band around ¥101.40

The dollar was boxed in a narrow range below ¥101.50 in Tokyo on Monday, ahead of major market-moving events later this week. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.38-38, down from ¥101.42-43 at the same time Friday. The euro stood at $1.3651-3654, ...

| Jun 27, 2014

Dollar plummets to below ¥101.50

The dollar fell below ¥101.50 in Tokyo trading Friday, dragged down by sharp losses on the Tokyo Stock Exchange as well as month-end selling by Japanese exporters. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.42-43, a decline from ¥101.78-79 at the same time Thursday. ...

| Jun 26, 2014

Exporters' sales drive dollar lower

The dollar eased below ¥101.80 in Tokyo trading Thursday, pressured by periodical selling by Japanese exporters ahead of the end of the month, which will also be the end of the April-June quarter. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.78-79, down from ¥101.90-91 ...

| Jun 24, 2014

Dollar edges higher toward ¥102

The dollar edged up to levels around ¥102 in late Tokyo trading Tuesday, before the Abe administration unveiled its updated economic growth strategy later in the day. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.96-97, up slightly from ¥101.87-87 at the same time Monday. ...

| Jun 23, 2014

Dollar can't hold on to early gains

The dollar gave up gains to remain below the ¥102 line in Tokyo trading Monday, weighed down by speculation about a probable correction in stock prices following recent rises. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.87-87, against ¥101.92-92 at the same time Friday. ...

| Jun 20, 2014

Dollar inches higher to ¥101.92

The dollar traded in a narrow range slightly below ¥102 in Tokyo trading Friday due to a lack of major incentives ahead of the weekend. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.92-92, up from ¥101.78-78 at the same time Thursday. The euro was ...

| Jun 19, 2014

Dollar below ¥102 on Fed stance

The dollar fell below ¥102 in Tokyo trading Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen sounded less hawkish than expected during a scheduled news conference. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.78-78, down from ¥102.22-22 at the same time Wednesday. The ...

| Jun 17, 2014

Greenback regains ¥102 level

The dollar made it back over ¥102 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, due chiefly to stock price gains, with a wait-and-see mood growing before a two-day U.S. Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.03-05, up from ¥101.92-93 at the ...

| Jun 16, 2014

Greenback capped around ¥102

The dollar saw its topside capped a little under ¥102 in Tokyo trading Monday on the back of weakness in stocks. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.92-93, up from ¥101.81-83 at the same time Friday. The euro was at $1.3525-3527, down from ...