Wednesday, Oct 05, 2022



Safety-bid drives Japan's yen after news of Shinzo Abe being shot

July 08, 2022 10:42 am

The yen rose as far as 135.33 per dollar after news that Abe had been taken to hospital after collapsing while delivering a speech in the western city of Nara, after gunshot-like sounds, according to reports by public broadcaster NHK.

Japan has long sought more inflation and a weak yen. But not like this.

May 12, 2022 11:41 am

While overall inflation remains moderate, food and energy costs are rising rapidly, an outgrowth not of increased demand, but of market turmoil related to the pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. And the yen has hit a two-decade low against the dollar, a dizzying drop of more than 18% since September that has unnerved Japanese businesses.

Forex - Yen weakens further as inflation, trade war reward dollar

July 12, 2018 8:54 pm

The dollar index, which measures the currency against a basket of six currencies, was flat in the North American session at 94.78, its highest since July 3.

Yen gains after upbeat Japan GDP pares stimulus bets

May 18, 2016 7:44 am

The dollar notched its session high of 109.27 yen just ahead of the GDP release, and subsequently fell as low as 108.73.

Japan's Aso repeats explicit threat of yen-selling intervention

May 10, 2016 1:35 pm

The jawboning pushed the dollar up nearly 1 percent to around 108 yen on Tuesday, off the 18-month low of 105.55 yen hit last week.

Yen, commodity currencies pressured, dollar gains traction

May 10, 2016 8:19 am

The euro was a touch softer against the greenback at $1.1385 . The dollar index drifted to its highest in nearly two weeks, extending its rise from a 15-month trough set on May 3.

Dollar falls below 106.00 yen, lowest since Oct 2014

May 03, 2016 10:40 am

The Australian dollar slid 1.5 percent against the yen to 80.36 yen.

Dollar sets fresh 18-month low vs yen, Aussie awaits RBA

May 03, 2016 9:04 am

The US Treasury listing was seen as making it harder for Japan to intervene in the currency market to stem the yen's gains.

Maruti Suzuki shows a yen for currency stability with switch to rupee royalty

September 05, 2014 5:26 am

Maruti Suzuki India will pay royalty to parent Suzuki Motor (SMC) in rupees instead of yen.

Indian rupee leads Asia FX gains,rupiah turns up with intervention

December 05, 2013 3:22 pm

Indian rupee hit a five-week high on Thursday as exit polls predicted a strong showing for BJP.