| Aug 29, 2014

Greenback up slightly to ¥103.82

The dollar traded around ¥103.80 in Tokyo trading late Friday as position-adjustment purchases ahead of the weekend helped it recoup some of the losses stemming from heightened tensions in eastern Ukraine. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥103.82-83, up slightly from ¥103.75-76 at ...

| Aug 28, 2014

Dollar declines to below ¥103.80

The dollar dropped in Tokyo trading Thursday, remaining under pressure from position-adjustment selling following its recent rapid advance. At 5 p.m., the greenback stood at ¥103.75-76, down from ¥103.90-90 at the same time Wednesday. The euro was at $1.3198-3199, up from $1.3185-3186, and at ...

| Aug 26, 2014

Greenback retreats below ¥104 in Tokyo

The dollar fell back below ¥104 in Tokyo trading Tuesday due to increased profit-taking pressure following a recent sharp advance, as well as a lack of fresh buying incentives. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥103.88-90, down from ¥104.11-12 at the same time ...

| Aug 25, 2014

Dollar lifted on Yellen speech

The dollar advanced above ¥104 in Tokyo trading Monday, taking heart from remarks by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen suggesting a possible hike in the Fed’s policy rate target that could come sooner than expected. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥104.11-12, ...

| Aug 22, 2014

Dollar down slightly ahead of weekend

The dollar eased a little in range-bound trading above ¥103.50 in Tokyo on Friday, as investors retreated to the sidelines before a key U.S. economic event and ahead of the weekend. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥103.76-76, down from ¥103.82-83 at the ...

| Aug 15, 2014

Greenback stable around ¥102.50

The dollar held steady around ¥102.50 throughout Friday in Tokyo trading, repeating only mild fluctuations amid Japan’s holiday season. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥102.52-52, up from ¥102.47-47 at the same time on Thursday. The euro stood at $1.3376-3377, up from ...

| Aug 14, 2014

Dollar can't hold on to gains in Tokyo

The dollar slashed its gains against the yen in Tokyo late Thursday after rising above ¥102.50 on real demand-backed dollar purchases and higher Japanese stock prices. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥102.47-47, almost the same as ¥102.45-46 at the same time ...

| Aug 13, 2014

Greenback rises to near ¥102.50

The dollar inched up to levels just below ¥102.50 in Tokyo late Wednesday after being stuck around ¥102.30 for most of the day. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥102.45-46, up from ¥102.27-28 at the same time on Tuesday. The euro stood ...

| Aug 12, 2014

Greenback firmer around ¥102.30

The dollar was firmer around ¥102.30 in Tokyo on Tuesday, supported by higher stock prices and purchases by Japanese importers. At 5 p.m., the U.S. currency was quoted at ¥102.27-28, up from ¥102.09-10 at the same time on Monday. The euro stood at $1.3367-3367, ...

| Aug 11, 2014

Dollar rises above ¥102 in Tokyo

The dollar rose above ¥102 in Tokyo, drawing strength from higher stock prices in and outside Japan that reflected an easing of risk aversion. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥102.09-10, up from ¥101.69-70 at the same time Friday. The euro stood ...

| Aug 8, 2014

Dollar dives on geopolitical woes

The dollar tumbled below ¥102 in Tokyo trading on Friday, amid geopolitical concerns fueled by U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to approve targeted airstrikes in Iraq. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.69-70, down from ¥102.24-33 at the same time Thursday. The euro ...