| May 6, 2016

Dollar moves around ¥107 in Tokyo

The dollar traded around ¥107 in Tokyo trading on Friday amid a wait-and-see mood before the release later in the day of key U.S. economic data. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥106.94-94, up from ¥106.40-44 at the same time Monday. The euro ...

Abe, Hollande agree to strengthen anti-terror cooperation

May 3, 2016

Abe, Hollande agree to strengthen anti-terror cooperation

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and French President Francois Hollande have confirmed that their two countries will step up cooperation in combating terrorism. They also shared concern during their meeting in Paris about China’s ongoing militarization of the South China Sea, while agreeing on the ...

Apr 21, 2016

Business sentiment down but recovery OK: Cabinet Office

The government retained on Thursday its assessment of the economy because it is recovering moderately despite recent weakness. However, it slashed its view on corporate sentiment amid a firming yen and the slowdown in China. But it warned about the impact of the powerful ...

| Apr 20, 2016

Dollar eases below ¥109 in Tokyo

The dollar eased below ¥109 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday, as the yen attracted safe-haven demand following falls in crude oil and Chinese stock prices. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥108.91-91, down from ¥109.13-14 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was ...