| Jul 15, 2014

Dollar steady at around ¥101.50

The dollar held firm around ¥101.50 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, helped by higher stock prices both in Japan and the United States. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.56-56, up from ¥101.46-47 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.3617-3619, down ...

| Jul 14, 2014

Dollar rises toward ¥101.50 level

The dollar was firmer around ¥101.50 in Tokyo trading late Monday as concerns over major Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo receded. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.46-47, slightly up from ¥101.36-36 at the same time Friday. The euro was at $1.3635-3636, up ...

| Jul 11, 2014

Greenback drops below ¥101.50

The dollar lost further ground to slip below ¥101.50 in trading on Friday as the yen attracted safe-haven demand due to concerns over a major bank in Portugal, but its downside was limited before the weekend. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.36-36, ...

| Jul 10, 2014

Dollar drops slightly to ¥101.51

The dollar moved narrowly around ¥101.50 in Tokyo trading Thursday, pressured by an overnight drop in U.S. long-term interest rates and a fall in Tokyo stock prices. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.51-52, down from ¥101.65-66 at the same time Wednesday. The ...

| Jul 9, 2014

Dollar declines to ¥101.65 level

The dollar was moderately weaker below ¥102 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, with a wait-and-see mood growing before the release later in the day of the minutes of last month’s U.S. Federal Reserve policy-setting meeting. At 5 p.m., the greenback was at ¥101.65-66, down from ...

| Jul 8, 2014

Dollar declines to below ¥102

The dollar fell below ¥102 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, reflecting stock price drops and an overnight fall in U.S. long-term interest rates. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.80-81, down from ¥102.04-05 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.3591-3591, against ...

| Jul 7, 2014

Greenback moves above ¥102

The dollar moved in a narrow range above ¥102 on Monday, lacking a clear direction in the absence of fresh trading incentives. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥102.04-05, up slightly from ¥102.00-01 at the same time Friday. The euro was at $1.3585-3585, ...

| 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. ...