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| May 14, 2015

Dollar weakens to ¥119 in Tokyo

The dollar slipped to around ¥119 in Tokyo trading on Thursday after hit by selling triggered by weak U.S. economic data released overnight. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥119.16-18, down from ¥119. The euro was at $1.1389-1390, up from $1.1250-1251, and at ...

| May 13, 2015

Dollar moves tightly around ¥119.80

The dollar was stuck in a narrow range around ¥119.80 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday amid a wait-and-see mood before the release of key U.S. economic statistics. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥119.79-85, down from ¥120.03-07 at the same time Tuesday. The ...

| May 12, 2015

Nikkei steady after Monday's surge

Stocks finished slightly higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday over hopes for improved corporate earnings, after losing ground on profit-taking. The Nikkei 225 average climbed 3.93 points, or 0.02 percent, to end at 19,624.84. On Monday, the key market gauge surged 241.72 ...