| Jan 5, 2017

Dollar tumbles below ¥116 in Tokyo

The dollar took a dive below ¥116 in Tokyo trading on Thursday, hit hard by position-adjustment selling ahead of Friday’s release of key U.S. jobs data for December. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥115.95-95, down from ¥117.98-99 at the same time on ...

| Dec 29, 2016

Dollar falls below ¥116.50 in Tokyo

The dollar dropped below ¥116.50 in Tokyo trading on Thursday, pressured by a plunge in Tokyo stocks as well as overnight falls in U.S. share prices and long-term interest rates. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥116.36-37, down from ¥117.50-51 at the same ...

| Dec 21, 2016

Dollar easier around ¥117.50 in Tokyo

The dollar was easier around ¥117.50 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday, with traders retreating to the sidelines ahead of the Christmas holidays. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥117.59-59, down from ¥117.89-89 at the same time on Tuesday. The euro was at $1.0407-0407, ...

| Dec 21, 2016

Tokyo stocks falter on profit-taking

Shares turned lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, weighed down by selling to lock in gains. The 225-issue Nikkei average shed 50.04 points, or 0.26 percent, to end at 19,444.49. On Tuesday, the key market gauge rose 102.93 points. The Topix index of ...