Business / Financial Markets Aug 19, 2020

Dollar trades mostly around ¥105.50 in Tokyo

The dollar moved mostly around ¥105.50 after cutting losses in Tokyo trading Wednesday. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥105.42-43, down from ¥105.52-52 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was at $1.1936-1937, up from $1.1893-1893, and at ¥125.83-87, up from ¥125.50-50. Carrying over its ...

Business / Financial Markets Aug 18, 2020

Dollar drops to around ¥105.50 in Tokyo trading

The dollar fell to around ¥105.50 yen in Tokyo trading Tuesday, reflecting lower stock prices. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥105.52-52, down from ¥106.48-48 at the same time Monday. The euro was at $1.1893-1893, up from $1.1853-1854, and at ¥125.50-50, down from ¥126.22-23. The ...

Business / Financial Markets Aug 14, 2020

Dollar firms to around ¥106.80 in Tokyo trading

The dollar was slightly firmer at around ¥106.80 in Tokyo trading Friday, thanks to higher U.S. long-term interest rates. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥106.75-75, up from ¥106.64-64 at the same time on Thursday. The euro was at $1.1801-1801, down slightly from $1.1827-1828, ...

Business / Financial Markets Aug 11, 2020

Dollar rises above ¥106 in Tokyo trading

The dollar fluctuated firmly above ¥106 through most of Tokyo trading Tuesday, reflecting a rise in Tokyo stocks. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥106.12, up from ¥105.60 at the same time on Friday. The euro was at $1.1746, down from $1.1840, and at ...

Business / Financial Markets Aug 7, 2020

Dollar almost flat around ¥105.60 in Tokyo

The dollar was almost standstill around ¥105.60 in Tokyo trading Friday, ahead of the release of an official U.S. employment report later in the day and the start of the three-day weekend in Japan. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥105.60-60, down from ¥105.63-63 ...

Business / Financial Markets Aug 6, 2020

Dollar inches down to around ¥105.60 in Tokyo trading

The dollar fell slightly to levels around ¥105.60 in lackluster Tokyo trading Thursday. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥105.63-63, down from ¥105.67-67 at the same time Wednesday. The euro was at $1.1841-1845, up from $1.1820-1821, and at ¥125.09-09, up from ¥124.91-92. After falling below ...

Business / Financial Markets Aug 3, 2020

Dollar jumps to around ¥105.90 in Tokyo

The dollar rose to levels around ¥105.90 in Tokyo trading Monday, aided by a Japanese retail giant's announcement of a huge U.S. business buyout plan and Tokyo stocks' sharp rally. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥105.84, up from ¥104.42 at the same time ...

Dollar suffers worst month in a decade

Business / Financial Markets Jul 31, 2020

Dollar suffers worst month in a decade

The euro rose the most in a decade this month, the British pound is headed for its best July since 1990, and for the first time this year, every major currency in the world rose against the greenback. It’s all thanks to the dollar’s 4.6 ...