| Mar 25, 2016

Dollar tops ¥113 in Tokyo

The dollar rose above ¥113 in Tokyo trading on Friday, thanks chiefly to real demand-backed buying. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥113.06-07, up from ¥112.86-87 at the same time Thursday. The euro was at $1.1162-1163, up from $1.1157-1157, and at ¥126.20-21, up ...

| Mar 23, 2016

Dollar moves tightly above ¥112

The dollar drifted in a narrow range above ¥112 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday, as investors retreated to the sidelines amid a lack of major trading incentives. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥112.37-38, up from ¥111.71-72 at the same time Tuesday. The ...

| Mar 15, 2016

Dollar falls below ¥113.50 in Tokyo

The dollar dropped below ¥113.50 in Tokyo trading on Tuesday, weighed down by the downbeat Japanese stock market and a fall in crude oil prices following the Bank of Japan’s decision not to ease its monetary policy further. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood ...

Mar 10, 2016

European Central Bank surprises with strong stimulus action

The European Central Bank cut all its main interest rates, expanded its bond-buying stimulus program, and offered new cheap loans to banks, making an unexpectedly aggressive effort to boost inflation and economic growth in the 19 countries that share the euro. The steps on ...