| Dec 4, 2014

Rising dollar closes in on ¥120 in Tokyo

The dollar gained again in Tokyo trading Thursday, approaching ¥120 thanks to favorable U.S. economic indicators and a rise in domestic equities. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥119.87-89, up from ¥119.21-23 at the same time Wednesday, after earlier topping ¥119.90. The euro ...

| Dec 3, 2014

Dollar briefly climbs past ¥119.40 in Tokyo

The dollar rose to fresh seven-year highs around ¥119.40 before being hit by position-adjustment selling in Tokyo trading Wednesday. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥119.21-23, up from ¥118.80-82 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was at $1.2373-2375, down from $1.2452-2455, and ...

| Dec 2, 2014

Dollar rises to around ¥118.80 in Tokyo

The dollar advanced to top ¥118.80 in late Tokyo trading Tuesday after recovering from a slump caused by profit-taking thanks chiefly to buying encouraged by an afternoon rally in local equities. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥118.80-82, up from ¥118.73-74 at the ...