| Sep 11, 2014

Dollar briefly tops ¥107 line in Tokyo

The dollar climbed above ¥107 in Tokyo for the first time in about six years Thursday, driven by speculative purchases that emerged after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had talks with Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda. The dollar trimmed gains to stand at ¥106.85-86 ...

| Sep 9, 2014

Dollar shoots past ¥106 level in Tokyo

The dollar climbed above ¥106 for the first time in nearly six years in Tokyo trading Tuesday, reflecting speculation about an earlier than expected interest rate hike in the United States on the back of the country’s economic recovery. At 5 p.m., the dollar ...

| Sep 1, 2014

Greenback rises above ¥104 in Tokyo

The dollar was firmer above ¥104 in Tokyo trading Monday after reaching the marker in New York trading Friday. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥104.15-15, up from ¥103.82-83 at the same time Friday. The euro stood at $1.3131-3133, down from $1.3169-3169, ...

| Aug 29, 2014

Greenback up slightly to ¥103.82

The dollar traded around ¥103.80 in Tokyo trading late Friday as position-adjustment purchases ahead of the weekend helped it recoup some of the losses stemming from heightened tensions in eastern Ukraine. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥103.82-83, up slightly from ¥103.75-76 at ...

| Aug 28, 2014

Dollar declines to below ¥103.80

The dollar dropped in Tokyo trading Thursday, remaining under pressure from position-adjustment selling following its recent rapid advance. At 5 p.m., the greenback stood at ¥103.75-76, down from ¥103.90-90 at the same time Wednesday. The euro was at $1.3198-3199, up from $1.3185-3186, and at ...