May 9, 2014

Dollar inches lower to ¥101.70

The dollar fell slightly in Tokyo trading Friday after failing to extend gains from higher stock prices due to a lack of further positive factors. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.70-71, down from ¥101.80-80 at the same time Thursday. The euro was ...

May 8, 2014

Dollar rises on Ukraine news

The dollar rose to ¥101.80 in Tokyo trading Thursday thanks to buybacks on the back of higher stock prices and receding worries over the situation in Ukraine. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.80-80, up from ¥101.53-54 at the same time Wednesday. The ...

May 7, 2014

Dollar tumbles on stock plunge

The dollar lost ground to around ¥101.50 Wednesday in Tokyo trading as currency players moved to reduce risk exposure chiefly due to the tumble in Tokyo stock prices. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.53-54, slipping below ¥102 in Tokyo for the first ...

May 2, 2014

Dollar firms around ¥102.50

The dollar was firmer around ¥102.50 in Tokyo trading Friday, supported by dollar purchases that set in as Tokyo stocks cut losses toward the close. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥102.47-48, up from ¥102.19-20 at the same time on Thursday. The ...

Apr 18, 2014

Dollar firms on upbeat U.S. data

The dollar gained ground and traded around ¥102.50 in Tokyo trading Friday, attracting purchases thanks chiefly to upbeat U.S. economic data released overnight. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.37-42, up from ¥102.02-03 at the same time Thursday. The euro was at $1.3818-3819, ...

Apr 16, 2014

Dollar tops ¥102 on stock surge

The dollar topped ¥102 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, assisted by a surge in Tokyo stock prices and favorable Chinese economic data. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.21-25, up from ¥101.79-80 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was at $1.3844-3845, up from ...

Apr 15, 2014

Dollar top-heavy above ¥101.50

The dollar was firmer above ¥101.50 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, but failed to chase higher ground, pressured chiefly by profit-taking. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.79-80, up from ¥101.59-61 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.3800-3802, down from $1.3850-3852, ...

Apr 10, 2014

Greenback stays below ¥102 line

The dollar stayed weak below ¥102 in Tokyo trading Thursday, weighed down by sluggish stock prices in Japan. At 5 p.m., the greenback was quoted at ¥101.72-74, down from ¥101.98-98 at the same time Wednesday. The euro stood at $1.3858-3859, up from $1.3803-3803, and ...

Apr 9, 2014

Dollar easier below ¥102 line

The dollar stayed mostly below ¥102 in Tokyo trading Wednesday after diving to a three-week low around ¥101.50 in New York overnight on receding hopes for fresh monetary easing measures by the Bank of Japan. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.98-98, ...

Apr 8, 2014

Dollar under ¥103 as Nikkei falls

The dollar fell below ¥103 in Tokyo Tuesday, after Japanese stock prices dropped amid increasing tensions in Ukraine. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥102.78-80, down from ¥103.11-12 at the same time Monday. The euro stood at $1.3762-3763, up from $1.3717-3718, and ...

Apr 3, 2014

Dollar climbs to two-month high

The dollar climbed above ¥104 at one point in Tokyo trading Thursday, breaching that threshold for the first time since Jan. 23, with optimism about the U.S. economy growing ahead of Friday’s key nonfarm payroll data. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥103.89-91, ...

Apr 2, 2014

Dollar nears $104 on solid U.S. data

The dollar advanced close to ¥104 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, with investors’ risk appetite fueled by solid U.S. manufacturing data released overnight. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥103.80-81, up from ¥103.30-32 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was at $1.3802-3802, up ...