| Feb 9, 2017

Tokyo stocks hurt by yen's rise

Stocks turned lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday, hurt by a rise in the yen against the dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 99.93 points, or 0.53 percent, to end at 18,907.67. On Wednesday, the key market gauge gained 96.82 points. The Topix ...

| Feb 8, 2017

Dollar firmer around ¥112.30 in Tokyo

The dollar rose moderately to around ¥112.30 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday, aided by higher Japanese stock prices and a rise in U.S. long-term interest rates. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥112.35-35, up from ¥112.10-11 at the same time Tuesday. The euro ...