| Jun 3, 2015

Dollar weak around ¥124 in Tokyo

The dollar was weaker around ¥124 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday, pressured by position-adjustment selling after hitting a 12-year high above ¥125 the previous day. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥124.15-16, down from ¥124.61-61 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was ...

| Jun 1, 2015

Greenback hovers above ¥124

The dollar was solid above ¥124 in Tokyo trading late Monday, thanks chiefly to buybacks triggered by a rebound in Tokyo stock prices from morning weakness. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥124.16-16, up from ¥123.74-75 the same time Friday. The euro was ...

| May 29, 2015

Dollar firmer above ¥123.50

The dollar held firm above ¥123.50 in Tokyo trading on Friday, helped by lingering speculation about an interest rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve later this year. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥123.74-75, up from ¥123.64-64 at the same time Thursday. ...

| May 26, 2015

Dollar at 8-year-high above ¥122.50

The dollar jumped to eight-year-highs above ¥122.50 in Tokyo trading late Tuesday as speculative purchases by some traders prompted others to cover dollar-short positions to limit losses. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥122.52-53, up from ¥121.63-63 at the same time Monday. The ...

| May 25, 2015

Fed remarks push dollar above ¥121.50

The dollar advanced above ¥121.50 in Tokyo trading Monday, underpinned by strong U.S. inflation data and U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s remarks suggesting an interest rate hike later this year. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥121.63-63, up from ¥120.73-74 at the ...

| May 20, 2015

Dollar briefly tops ¥121

The dollar rose briefly above ¥121 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, surpassing the threshold for the first time in two months thanks to the solid performance of the Tokyo stock market. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥120.96-97, up from ¥119.98-98 at the same ...