Mar 6, 2014

Dollar maintains rise past ¥102.70

The dollar gained further ground and rose above ¥102.70 in Tokyo trading Thursday as stocks surged on hopes for a review of the portfolio for Japanese public pension funds. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.75-76, up from ¥102.23-27 at the same time ...

Dec 24, 2013

Dollar eases amid holiday breather

The dollar eased to below ¥104.20 in post-holiday trading Tuesday in Tokyo as stock prices gave up early gains. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥104.18-19, down from ¥104.42-46 at the same time Friday. The Tokyo market was closed Monday for the ...

Jun 9, 2011

China-Pakistan strategic ties deepen

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After the daring U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden in his hideout next to Pakistan’s premier military academy, Islamabad has openly played its China card to caution Washington against pushing it too hard. And China has been more than eager to show itself ...