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Dollar near 17-month low vs yen after Japan PM's currency comments

Abe told the Wall Street Journal that countries should avoid seeking to weaken their currencies with "arbitrary intervention."

Dollar slides to 17-month low vs yen as stocks, oil fall

Dollar slides to 17-month low vs yen as stocks, oil fall

The dollar fell on Tuesday to its weakest against the yen since October 2014 as investors pulled away from riskier assets, pushing shares and oil prices lower as the outlook for U.S. interest rates remained clouded. 

US stocks flat ahead of Janet Yellen, jobs data; Nikkei gains

Wall Street stocks finished little changed Monday at the start of a heavy week of US economic news, while Japanese stocks benefited from a fall in the yen.

Asia shares scale 7-week peak, commodities on the mend

Asia shares scale 7-week peak, commodities on the mend

Asian shares were bound for a third straight session of gains on Thursday as upbeat data on U.S. jobs and a rally in a range of commodities whetted risk appetites globally.

Dollar gains against yen on U.S. data euro, lower in run-up to ECB

The U.S. dollar rebounded against the yen and hit one-month highs against the euro on Tuesday after traders saw the yen`s rally as overextended.

Euro, yen surge as commodity currencies sag on China jitters

Investors were anxiously awaiting the yuan fix to see if China`s central bank allowed it to fall yet further.

Asia subdued as crude oil flounders, global woes support dollar and yen

dollar and yen drew support from anxiety over global growth and geopolitical risk stemming from Iran-Saudi tensions.

Yen extends rally on China, Middle East worries

The yen rose on Tuesday as traders sought safety in the low-risk currency on anxiety about sluggish global growth.

China yuan overtakes yen in global payment rankings: SWIFT

China yuan overtakes yen in global payment rankings: SWIFT

China's yuan has overtaken the Japanese yen and moved into fourth place among the world's payments currencies, global transactions organisation SWIFT said today, as Beijing pushes greater international use of its currency.

Tokyo shares sink as strong yen hits exporters

Tokyo shares tumbled Monday as a stronger yen dragged on major exporters while sentiment was also soured by news that most listings on the Topix had gone ex-dividend.

US dollar traded mixed

US dollar traded mixed

The PPI report indicated relatively low inflation level, therefore lowering market expectation for an interest-rate hike as early as this month.

Dollar up on rate hike hopes, baht falls after Bangkok blast

The dollar broadly rose on Tuesday as strong housing data bolstered hopes for a US interest rate hike, while the Thai baht slumped to a fresh six-year low after a deadly Bangkok bombing.

Dollar ticks up after falling on US wage report

The euro bought $1.0985 and 136.23 yen, slightly higher than $1.0984 and 136.10 yen in US trade.

Dollar rally takes breather in Asia

In Tokyo, the greenback bought 123.98 yen against 124.15 yen in New York, where it briefly jumped to 124.50 yen.

Dollar near five-year high vs yen on hawkish comments from Fed official

The dollar index was little changed at 97.995 and near a three-month high of 98.147 scaled overnight.

Euro slips, bonds bid as Greece drama drags on

The moves were mild, with investors wary of over reacting after having seen so many deadlines come and go with no resolution of the crisis in Greece.

Hyundai Motor falls on weak yen and sales data

Hyundai Motor said after market close on Monday that total sales in May were 389,299 units, down from 416,026 in May 2014.

Asian shares drop, dollar hits 13-year high Vs yen

Asian shares shed gains on Thursday as the Chinese, Hong Kong and Australian markets slipped, while the dollar scaled a 13-year peak against the yen as it rallied on expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise rates this year.

US Dollar soars to 124.25 yen, highest in more than 12 years

The greenback briefly touched 124.25 yen in Tokyo, its highest level since late 2002, before settling back to 124.14 yen.

Dollar near eight-year high against yen

In Tokyo, the greenback bought 123.15 yen, compared with 123.09 yen in New York, where it passed the 123.30 yen level at one point, its highest since mid-2007.