| Jan 26, 2015

Dollar climbs slightly to ¥118.17

The dollar erased early losses and rose above ¥118 in Tokyo trading late Monday, after the euro attracted buybacks in late trading, apparently from European players. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥118.17-18, down slightly from ¥118.20-21 at the same time on Friday. ...

| Jan 20, 2015

Dollar moves back above ¥118 in Tokyo

The dollar retook ¥118 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, boosted by higher equity prices reflecting a brighter outlook for the global economy. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥118.24-25, up from ¥117.16-18 at the same time Monday. The euro stood at $1.1590-1590, up ...

| Jan 19, 2015

Greenback rises above ¥117 in Tokyo

The dollar drifted at levels above ¥117 in Tokyo trading Monday, cutting early gains on risk aversion that was rekindled by a slump in Shanghai stocks. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥117.16-18, still up from ¥116.53-54 at the same time Friday. ...

| Jan 16, 2015

Dollar tumbles in Tokyo on 'Swiss shock'

The dollar tumbled below ¥116 during Tokyo trading hours Friday amid global market turmoil following Switzerland’s unexpected decision to abandon the 3-year-old cap on the value of the Swiss franc against the euro. The greenback slid to one-month lows around ¥115.90 before recouping some ...

| Jan 14, 2015

Dollar briefly drops below ¥117 in Tokyo

The dollar briefly slipped below ¥117 in Tokyo trading Wednesday as continued falls in stock and crude oil prices heightened risk-averse sentiment among investors. The greenback sank to levels near ¥116.75 before standing at ¥117.07-08 at 5 p.m., down from ¥118.24-24 at the same ...