Jan 28, 2014

Dollar hovers slightly above ¥102.70

The dollar drifted slightly above ¥102.70 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, with traders awaiting key overseas events that will take place amid heightened concerns about emerging economies. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.77-79, against ¥102.68-70 at the same time Monday. The euro was ...

Jan 27, 2014

Dollar briefly plunges below ¥102

The dollar tumbled to a seven-week low below ¥102 in early morning trading in Tokyo on Monday, battered by selling on fears over emerging economies. After falling as low as around ¥101.80, however, the greenback pared losses on purchases by Japanese importers and players ...

Jan 24, 2014

Dollar tumbles to below ¥103.40

The dollar tumbled below ¥103.40 in Tokyo trading Friday, reflecting worries about the course of the economies of China and other emerging nations. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥103.35-38, down from ¥104.33-34 at the same time Thursday. The euro was at $1.3686-3689, ...

Jan 23, 2014

Dollar loses steam after early gains

The dollar edged down below ¥104.40 in Tokyo trading Thursday, pressured by sluggish data that raised concerns over the course of the Chinese economy. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥104.33-34, compared with ¥104.35-37 at the same time Wednesday. The euro was at ...

Jan 22, 2014

Greenback drifts below ¥104.50

The dollar was weak below ¥104.50 in late Tokyo trading Wednesday, showing ups and downs after the announcement of a closely watched monetary policy decision by the Bank of Japan. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥104.35-37, down from ¥104.66-68 at the same ...

Jan 21, 2014

Stock rise sends dollar atop ¥104.60

The dollar rose above ¥104.60 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, propped up by a rise in Japanese and foreign stock markets. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥104.66-68, up from ¥104.20-21 at the same time Monday. The euro stood at $1.3546-3547, unchanged from ...

Jan 20, 2014

Greenback lurks in low ¥104 range

The dollar hovered in a narrow range around ¥104 in Tokyo trading Monday, with market players refraining from making active moves before U.S. financial markets close for a national holiday. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥104.20-21, down from ¥104.32-34 at the same ...

Jan 17, 2014

Greenback falls below ¥104.40

The dollar fell below ¥104.40 in Tokyo trading Friday, mainly weighed down by sluggish performances of Japanese and foreign stocks. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥104.32-34, down from ¥104.73-74 at the same time Thursday. The euro stood at $1.3597-3598, down from ...

Jan 15, 2014

Dollar climbs back above ¥104.20

The dollar rose above ¥104 in Tokyo on Wednesday, supported by a rise in Japanese stock prices and stronger than expected U.S. economic data. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥104.29-30, up from ¥103.44-47 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was ...

Jan 14, 2014

Dollar weakens to below ¥103.50

The dollar was weak below ¥103.50 in post-holiday Tokyo trading Tuesday after slumping on disappointing U.S. employment data released Friday. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥103.44-47, down from ¥104.94-95 at the same time Friday. The Tokyo market was closed Monday for ...

Jan 10, 2014

Dollar static ahead of U.S. jobs data

The dollar rose slightly in Tokyo trading Friday, failing to top ¥105 with players sitting on the fence ahead of the release of key U.S. jobs data later in the day. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥104.94-95, against ¥104.86-91 at the ...

Jan 8, 2014

Dollar makes it back above ¥105

The dollar rose to levels above ¥105 in Tokyo trading Wednesday as the first stock market rally of the year wetted investors’ risk appetite. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥105.05-07, up from ¥104.35-36 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was ...