| May 20, 2015

Dollar briefly tops ¥121

The dollar rose briefly above ¥121 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, surpassing the threshold for the first time in two months thanks to the solid performance of the Tokyo stock market. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥120.96-97, up from ¥119.98-98 at the same ...

| May 13, 2015

Dollar moves tightly around ¥119.80

The dollar was stuck in a narrow range around ¥119.80 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday amid a wait-and-see mood before the release of key U.S. economic statistics. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥119.79-85, down from ¥120.03-07 at the same time Tuesday. The ...

| Apr 28, 2015

Dollar drifts to around ¥119

The dollar hovered around ¥119 in Tokyo trading Tuesday as investors retreated to the sidelines ahead of monetary policy meetings in the United States and Japan. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥119.03-03, down from ¥119.19-21 at the same time Monday. The euro ...

| Apr 23, 2015

Greenback firms to around ¥119.90

The dollar was firmer around ¥119.90 in Tokyo trading Thursday but failed to extend gains as the U.S. currency was hit by profit-taking. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥119.86-88, up from ¥119.58-58 at the same time Wednesday. The euro was at $1.0683-0685, ...

| Apr 22, 2015

Greenback top-heavy around ¥119.60

The dollar was capped at around ¥119.60 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday as market players found no fresh incentives to step up purchases. At 5 p.m., the greenback stood at ¥119.58-58, down from ¥119.64-65 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was at $1.0752-0752, ...

| Apr 10, 2015

Dollar solid around ¥120.50

The dollar held firm around ¥120.50 in Tokyo trading Friday, backed by solid U.S. economic data and early gains in Japanese stock prices. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥120.49-51, up from ¥120.27-27 at the same time Thursday. The euro was at $1.0611-0612, ...

| Apr 8, 2015

Dollar moving around ¥120 in Tokyo

The dollar moved around ¥120 with its topside pressured by profit-taking in Tokyo trading Wednesday. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥119.86-87, up from ¥119.83-83 the same time Tuesday. The euro was at $1.0868-0869, down from $1.0920-0921, and at ¥130.27-28, down from ¥130.87-88. ...

| Apr 1, 2015

Dollar weaker below ¥120

The dollar drifted below ¥120 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, as weaker-than-expected economic data drove down stock prices and fueled risk-averse sentiment. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥119.89-90, down from ¥120.20-20 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was at $1.0752-0754, up from ...