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FOREX

BUSINESS / Markets / CURRENCY MARKET
Nov 18, 2019
Dollar rises above ¥108.90 in Tokyo trading
JIJI
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Sep 23, 2019
Army of Japanese, eager to make extra money, rocking global currency markets
Popular tales of "Mrs. Watanabe" — the canny Japanese housewife who dabbles in currency trading in between school runs and shopping — barely begin to tell the story of the nation's retail traders in the foreign exchange market.
BUSINESS / Markets / CURRENCY MARKET
Sep 18, 2019
Dollar solid around ¥108.20 in Tokyo ahead of BOJ and U.S. Fed policy decisions
The dollar moved firmly around ¥108.20 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday, as investors waited for monetary policy decisions by the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan.
BUSINESS / Markets / CURRENCY MARKET
Sep 9, 2019
Dollar flat around ¥106.95 in Tokyo
The dollar went sideways around ¥106.95 in Tokyo trading Monday amid a lack of fresh trading incentives.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 24, 2019
World needs to end risky reliance on U.S. dollar, BoE's Mark Carney says
Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney took aim at the dollar's "destabilizing" role in the global economy on Friday and said central banks might need to join together to create their own replacement reserve currency.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 8, 2019
China fuels fears of currency war by setting weak yuan target rate
The Chinese central bank on Thursday set the yuan reference rate weaker than 7 to the U.S. dollar for the first time in 11 years and three months, deepening fears that the ongoing China-U.S. trade war will escalate into a currency conflict.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Aug 7, 2019
Bank of Japan chief Kuroda's pain threshold put to test as yen rallies and yields slump
Global financial turmoil is turning up the heat on the Bank of Japan, raising the question of how much pain it can take before it is forced to act.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 7, 2019
Trump shrugs off trade war concerns as China warns of market chaos
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed concerns over a protracted trade war with China, as Beijing warned that Washington's decision to label it a currency manipulator would lead to chaos in financial markets.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 5, 2019
Yen spikes to highest against dollar in seven months amid U.S.-China trade feud
U.S. President Donald Trump's trade war with China is causing a flight to safety in currency markets, and the yen is once again taking the brunt of it.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 26, 2019
Trump thinks dollar is too strong and blames Fed policy, official says
President Donald Trump believes the dollar is too strong, and the euro is too weak, and feels the situation could be eased if the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates, a senior administration official said on Tuesday.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
May 23, 2019
The forces fueling the yen's rises and falls
Why does a stock market fall in Japan lead to a stronger yen, while a surge in share prices has the opposite effect?
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
May 8, 2019
Nikkei drops to five-week low as U.S.-China trade worries deepen
Tokyo stocks continued to fall Wednesday, with the Nikkei index sinking to a nearly five-week low, as investor sentiment was hurt by the escalating trade row between the United States and China, which has renewed concern about global growth.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Apr 25, 2019
Shaving milliseconds off currency trades could make Singapore billions
Singapore is seizing an opportunity measured in milliseconds to win a bigger slice of the world's foreign exchange market, worth $5.1 trillion (¥570 trillion) daily.
BUSINESS / Markets / CURRENCY MARKET
Mar 22, 2019
Dollar tumbles below ¥110.80 in Tokyo
The dollar traded below ¥111.80 in Tokyo Friday, weighed down by lower U.S. long-term interest rates and Japanese stock prices.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Mar 8, 2019
Growth fears and Chinese equity plunge haunt global stocks
Deepening fears for the health of the global economy pushed world stocks to three-week lows on Friday after China exports contracted by a fifth, sending shares in some of the country's key indexes more than 4 percent lower.
BUSINESS / Markets / CURRENCY MARKET
Mar 1, 2019
Dollar hits 10-week high around ¥111.90 in Tokyo
The dollar soared to 10-week highs around ¥111.90 in late Tokyo trading Friday, as market sentiment turned "risk on."
BUSINESS / Markets
Feb 25, 2019
For Japanese insurer Fukoku Mutual Life, this year's main danger is yen surge
The U.S. Federal Reserve's pivot from steady monetary tightening has forced a Japanese insurer to look at a pivot of its own.
BUSINESS / Markets / CURRENCY MARKET
Feb 14, 2019
Dollar rises above ¥111 in Tokyo as optimism grows over U.S. shutdown, trade talks with China
The dollar firmed above ¥111 in Tokyo trading Thursday, backed by higher optimism about trade negotiations between the U.S. and China.
BUSINESS / Markets / CURRENCY MARKET
Oct 3, 2018
Dollar slightly firmer around ¥113.90 in late Tokyo trading
The dollar was slightly higher around ¥113.90 in Tokyo trading late Wednesday after overcoming early weakness thanks to higher long-term U.S. interest rates.
BUSINESS / Markets / CURRENCY MARKET
Sep 26, 2018
Dollar slightly weaker below ¥112.90 in late Tokyo trading
The dollar was slightly weaker below ¥112.90 in late Tokyo trading Wednesday, with traders retreating to the sidelines to see the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy meeting that ends later in the day.

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