Apr 16, 2014

Dollar tops ¥102 on stock surge

The dollar topped ¥102 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, assisted by a surge in Tokyo stock prices and favorable Chinese economic data. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.21-25, up from ¥101.79-80 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was at $1.3844-3845, up from ...

Apr 15, 2014

Dollar top-heavy above ¥101.50

The dollar was firmer above ¥101.50 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, but failed to chase higher ground, pressured chiefly by profit-taking. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.79-80, up from ¥101.59-61 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.3800-3802, down from $1.3850-3852, ...

Apr 10, 2014

Greenback stays below ¥102 line

The dollar stayed weak below ¥102 in Tokyo trading Thursday, weighed down by sluggish stock prices in Japan. At 5 p.m., the greenback was quoted at ¥101.72-74, down from ¥101.98-98 at the same time Wednesday. The euro stood at $1.3858-3859, up from $1.3803-3803, and ...

Apr 9, 2014

Dollar easier below ¥102 line

The dollar stayed mostly below ¥102 in Tokyo trading Wednesday after diving to a three-week low around ¥101.50 in New York overnight on receding hopes for fresh monetary easing measures by the Bank of Japan. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥101.98-98, ...

Apr 8, 2014

Dollar under ¥103 as Nikkei falls

The dollar fell below ¥103 in Tokyo Tuesday, after Japanese stock prices dropped amid increasing tensions in Ukraine. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥102.78-80, down from ¥103.11-12 at the same time Monday. The euro stood at $1.3762-3763, up from $1.3717-3718, and ...

Apr 3, 2014

Dollar climbs to two-month high

The dollar climbed above ¥104 at one point in Tokyo trading Thursday, breaching that threshold for the first time since Jan. 23, with optimism about the U.S. economy growing ahead of Friday’s key nonfarm payroll data. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥103.89-91, ...

Apr 2, 2014

Dollar nears $104 on solid U.S. data

The dollar advanced close to ¥104 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, with investors’ risk appetite fueled by solid U.S. manufacturing data released overnight. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥103.80-81, up from ¥103.30-32 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was at $1.3802-3802, up ...

Apr 1, 2014

Dollar rises on U.S., Chinese data

The dollar was firmer above ¥103 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, helped by an improved outlook for the U.S. and Chinese economies. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥103.30-32, up from ¥102.96-98 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.3794-3795, up from ...

Mar 31, 2014

Greenback tests out ¥103 range

The dollar touched a three-week high of ¥103 in Tokyo trading Monday following rises in overseas trading, although the dollar-yen pair was stuck in a narrow range on the final day of Japan’s fiscal year. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.96-98, up ...

Mar 27, 2014

Dollar weakens amid Ukraine crisis

The dollar trimmed early losses and recovered the ¥102.10 line in Tokyo trading Thursday but failed to extend its gains due to a lack of additional positive factors. At 5 p.m., the dollar was clocked at ¥102.10-11, down from ¥102.28-32 at the same time ...

Mar 26, 2014

Dollar remains stuck in tight range

The dollar was trapped in a tight range around ¥102.30 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, lacking a clear direction in the absence of fresh trading pegs. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.28-32, up from ¥102.12-14 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was ...