| 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 21, 2015

Greenback rises past ¥119.50 in Tokyo trading

The dollar topped ¥119.50 in Tokyo trading on Tuesday, thanks chiefly to higher stock prices in Japan and abroad. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥119.64-65, up from ¥118.70-72 a day earlier. The euro was at $1.0664-0664, down from $1.0779-0782, and at ¥127.58-60, ...

| 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, ...