Sep 19, 2014

Dollar hits new six-year high above ¥109

The dollar jumped to a new six-year high above ¥109 in Tokyo trading on Friday as investors were relieved to learn that Scotland voted to remain in the United Kingdom. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥109.09-10, up from ¥108.54-55 at the same ...

| Sep 11, 2014

Dollar briefly tops ¥107 line in Tokyo

The dollar climbed above ¥107 in Tokyo for the first time in about six years Thursday, driven by speculative purchases that emerged after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had talks with Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda. The dollar trimmed gains to stand at ¥106.85-86 ...

| Sep 9, 2014

Dollar shoots past ¥106 level in Tokyo

The dollar climbed above ¥106 for the first time in nearly six years in Tokyo trading Tuesday, reflecting speculation about an earlier than expected interest rate hike in the United States on the back of the country’s economic recovery. At 5 p.m., the dollar ...