| 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 ...

| Aug 15, 2014

Greenback stable around ¥102.50

The dollar held steady around ¥102.50 throughout Friday in Tokyo trading, repeating only mild fluctuations amid Japan’s holiday season. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥102.52-52, up from ¥102.47-47 at the same time on Thursday. The euro stood at $1.3376-3377, up from ...

| Aug 14, 2014

Dollar can't hold on to gains in Tokyo

The dollar slashed its gains against the yen in Tokyo late Thursday after rising above ¥102.50 on real demand-backed dollar purchases and higher Japanese stock prices. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥102.47-47, almost the same as ¥102.45-46 at the same time ...

| Aug 13, 2014

Greenback rises to near ¥102.50

The dollar inched up to levels just below ¥102.50 in Tokyo late Wednesday after being stuck around ¥102.30 for most of the day. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥102.45-46, up from ¥102.27-28 at the same time on Tuesday. The euro stood ...

| Aug 12, 2014

Greenback firmer around ¥102.30

The dollar was firmer around ¥102.30 in Tokyo on Tuesday, supported by higher stock prices and purchases by Japanese importers. At 5 p.m., the U.S. currency was quoted at ¥102.27-28, up from ¥102.09-10 at the same time on Monday. The euro stood at $1.3367-3367, ...

| Aug 11, 2014

Dollar rises above ¥102 in Tokyo

The dollar rose above ¥102 in Tokyo, drawing strength from higher stock prices in and outside Japan that reflected an easing of risk aversion. At 5 p.m., the dollar was quoted at ¥102.09-10, up from ¥101.69-70 at the same time Friday. The euro stood ...

| Aug 8, 2014

Dollar dives on geopolitical woes

The dollar tumbled below ¥102 in Tokyo trading on Friday, amid geopolitical concerns fueled by U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to approve targeted airstrikes in Iraq. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥101.69-70, down from ¥102.24-33 at the same time Thursday. The euro ...