Jun 5, 2014

Dollar suffers minor decrease

The dollar was softer around ¥102.50 in Tokyo trading Thursday as players were waiting to see the outcome of a European Central Bank policy review later in the day. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.53-54, against ¥102.63-64 at the same time Wednesday. ...

Jun 4, 2014

Dollar rises with Treasury yields

The dollar climbed above ¥102.60 in Tokyo trading Wednesday on the back of an overnight rise in long-term U.S. Treasury yields, while its topside was heavy ahead of key events later this week. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.63-64, up from ¥102.33-34 ...

Jun 3, 2014

Dollar rises back over ¥102.30

The dollar traded on a firm note above ¥102.33 in Tokyo on Tuesday, backed partly by a continued rise in stock prices. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.33-34, up from ¥101.97-99 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.3604-3606, little ...

Jun 2, 2014

Dollar climbs to around ¥102

The dollar advanced to levels around ¥102 in Tokyo trading Monday on the back of sharp gains in Japanese stock prices. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.97-99, up from ¥101.63-63 at the same time Friday. The euro was at $1.3607-3607, slightly down ...

May 30, 2014

Greenback manages small rise

The dollar was solid around ¥101.60 in Tokyo trading Friday thanks to a halt to recent falls in long-term interest rates in the United States, but it failed to extend gains due to a lack of further dollar-positive factors. At 5 p.m., the dollar ...

May 29, 2014

Dollar softens to around ¥101.50

The dollar was softer around ¥101.50 in Tokyo trading Thursday, weighed down by a decline in U.S. long-term Treasury yields. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.56-60, down from ¥101.76-87 at the same time Wednesday. The euro was at $1.3593-3594, down from $1.3619-3621, ...

May 27, 2014

Dollar loses strength to ¥101.76

The dollar was weaker Tuesday in Tokyo, with a wait-and-see mood growing in the absence of fresh trading incentives. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.76-77, down from ¥101.92-92 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.3646-3648, up from $1.3640-3642, and ...

May 26, 2014

Dollar top-heavy around ¥101.90

The dollar was firmer above ¥101.90 in Tokyo trading Monday following a rise in Tokyo stock prices, but it failed to extend its gains due to a lack of additional positive factors. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.92-92, up from ¥101.71-72 at ...

May 23, 2014

Greenback climbs past ¥101.70

The dollar firmed above ¥101.70 in Tokyo trading Friday as dollar purchases continued to came in thanks to risk appetite among investors. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.71-72, up from ¥101.54-55 at the same time Thursday. The euro stood at $1.3644-3646, ...

May 22, 2014

Dollar climbs back over ¥101.50

The dollar rose above ¥101.50 in Tokyo on Thursday, backed by increasing risk appetite among investors reflecting a stronger-than-expected Chinese economic indicator. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.54-55, up from ¥100.94-96 at the same time Wednesday. The euro was at $1.3679-3682, ...

May 22, 2014

Nikkei logs strong rebound on massive buybacks

Stocks bounced back sharply Thursday, buoyed by massive buybacks following a strong Chinese economic indicator. The Nikkei 225 average ended up 295.62 points, or 2.11 percent, at 14,337.79. On Wednesday, the key market gauge sagged 33.08 points. The Topix climbed 19.29 points, or 1.68 ...

May 21, 2014

Dollar falls below ¥101 threshold

The dollar fell below ¥101 for the first time in about 3½ months in Tokyo trading Wednesday, as Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda poured cold water on speculation of additional monetary easing measures. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥100.94-96, down ...