| Mar 10, 2015

Greenback briefly tops ¥122 in Tokyo

The dollar briefly topped ¥122 for the first time since July 2007 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, drawing purchases on speculation of an early U.S. interest rate hike. The dollar later erased a fraction of its gains and stood at ¥121.78-79 at 5 p.m., still ...

Mar 9, 2015

Dollar firms toward ¥121 in Tokyo

The dollar held firm around ¥121 in Tokyo trading on Monday after jumping in overseas trading late last week on stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data for February. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥120.87-88, up from ¥120.10-11 at the same time Friday. The ...

| Mar 3, 2015

Dollar edges lower to ¥119.74 in Tokyo

The dollar drifted lower in Tokyo on Tuesday, failing to carry over momentum gained overseas as the stock market’s slack performance disappointed investors. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥119.74-74, down from ¥119.84-85 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.1204-1204, ...

| Feb 27, 2015

Nikkei closes near 15-year high

Stocks cut early losses Friday to send the Nikkei 225 average to its highest close in nearly 15 years. Buying on dips helped the benchmark gauge eke out a gain of 12.15 points and finish at 18,797.94, its highest level since April 20, 2000. ...