| Dec 21, 2016

Dollar easier around ¥117.50 in Tokyo

The dollar was easier around ¥117.50 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday, with traders retreating to the sidelines ahead of the Christmas holidays. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥117.59-59, down from ¥117.89-89 at the same time on Tuesday. The euro was at $1.0407-0407, ...

| Dec 21, 2016

Tokyo stocks falter on profit-taking

Shares turned lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, weighed down by selling to lock in gains. The 225-issue Nikkei average shed 50.04 points, or 0.26 percent, to end at 19,444.49. On Tuesday, the key market gauge rose 102.93 points. The Topix index of ...

Aug 5, 2016

BOJ to weigh enhancing, but not paring, monetary easing actions

The Bank of Japan will discuss ways to strengthen monetary easing measures upon reviewing the current massive easing campaign at its next Policy Board meeting in September, sources said Thursday. Fresh measures may be adopted at the Sept. 20-21 meeting, the sources said. BOJ ...