| Jan 28, 2015

Dollar holds steady in Tokyo around ¥118

The dollar was solid around ¥118 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, with investors refraining from trading aggressively before the release of a monetary policy statement by the U.S. Federal Reserve later in the day. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥118.13-15, up from ¥118.03-04 ...

| Jan 27, 2015

Dollar edges down to ¥118.03 in Tokyo

The dollar briefly dropped below ¥118 in late Tokyo trading Tuesday, pressured chiefly by selling by European players. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥118.03-04, down from ¥118.17-18 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.1249-1249, up from $1.1237-1238, and at ...

| Jan 26, 2015

Dollar climbs slightly to ¥118.17

The dollar erased early losses and rose above ¥118 in Tokyo trading late Monday, after the euro attracted buybacks in late trading, apparently from European players. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥118.17-18, down slightly from ¥118.20-21 at the same time on Friday. ...

| Jan 20, 2015

Dollar moves back above ¥118 in Tokyo

The dollar retook ¥118 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, boosted by higher equity prices reflecting a brighter outlook for the global economy. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥118.24-25, up from ¥117.16-18 at the same time Monday. The euro stood at $1.1590-1590, up ...

| Jan 19, 2015

Greenback rises above ¥117 in Tokyo

The dollar drifted at levels above ¥117 in Tokyo trading Monday, cutting early gains on risk aversion that was rekindled by a slump in Shanghai stocks. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥117.16-18, still up from ¥116.53-54 at the same time Friday. ...

What happened to the Swiss franc?

| Jan 17, 2015

What happened to the Swiss franc?

One of the world’s safest investments — the Swiss franc — has swung wildly this week after the central bank in Switzerland announced it would scrap its policy of limiting the rise of the currency. It may seem like an arcane move, but it’s ...