| Oct 31, 2014

Greenback surges above ¥111 in Tokyo

The dollar shot to a nearly seven-year high above ¥111 in Tokyo trading Friday, getting a boost from the Bank of Japan’s surprise decision to expand its “quantitative and qualitative” easing policy. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥111.22-23, up from ¥109.17-18 at ...

| Oct 28, 2014

Dollar in narrow range below ¥108

The dollar drifted in a narrow range just below ¥108 in Tokyo trading Tuesday as the market was swathed in a wait-and-see mood ahead of a policy-setting meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥107.82-84, down from ¥108.02-03 ...

| Oct 22, 2014

Dollar firms at around ¥107 in Tokyo

The dollar was firmer around ¥107 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, thanks chiefly to higher stock prices in Japan and abroad, but its topside was capped by profit-taking. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥106.95-96, up from ¥106.56-57 at the same time Tuesday. The ...

| Oct 21, 2014

Dollar settles lower around ¥106.50

The dollar was weaker around ¥106.50 in late Tokyo trading Tuesday due to falls in stock prices and U.S. long-term interest rates. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥106.56-57, down from ¥107.06-07 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.2826-2827, up ...

| Oct 20, 2014

Greenback moves above ¥107 in Tokyo

The dollar kept rising to retake ¥107 in Tokyo on Monday as market players became less risk-averse following stronger than expected U.S. economic data. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥107.06-07, up from ¥106.42-43 at the same time Friday. The euro stood at ...