| Feb 8, 2017

Dollar firmer around ¥112.30 in Tokyo

The dollar rose moderately to around ¥112.30 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday, aided by higher Japanese stock prices and a rise in U.S. long-term interest rates. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥112.35-35, up from ¥112.10-11 at the same time Tuesday. The euro ...

BOJ lifts growth forecasts but warns of 'uncertainty'

Jan 31, 2017

BOJ lifts growth forecasts but warns of 'uncertainty'

The Bank of Japan hiked its economic growth forecasts on Tuesday, citing an improved global outlook and a weaker yen, but the country’s finance chief warned of “uncertainty” caused by the arrival of Donald Trump in the White House. After its first meeting of ...