| Sep 1, 2014

Greenback rises above ¥104 in Tokyo

The dollar was firmer above ¥104 in Tokyo trading Monday after reaching the marker in New York trading Friday. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥104.15-15, up from ¥103.82-83 at the same time Friday. The euro stood at $1.3131-3133, down from $1.3169-3169, ...

| 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 20, 2014

Greenback tops ¥103 in Tokyo

The dollar rose above ¥103 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, thanks to purchases on a stronger-than-expected U.S. economic indicator, as well as speculative buying. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥103.29-29, up from ¥102.59-60 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was at $1.3293-3293, ...

| Aug 18, 2014

Greenback weak below ¥102.50

The dollar moved on a weak note below ¥102.50 in Tokyo trading on Monday due chiefly to geopolitical risks over the Ukrainian situation. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.46-47, down slightly from ¥102.52-52 at the same time Friday. The euro was at ...