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Investors rush to havens on escalating US-Iran tensions

Investment havens such as gold and the Japanese yen are gaining attention, with the latter reaching a near six-year high.

Asia stocks set to gain, yen drops on Mexico news

Asia stocks look set for gains and US equity futures climb after President Donald Trump suspended his plans for tariffs on Mexico.

Yen’s outlook worsens as traders turn bearish, outflows increase

The economic growth in Japan is said to be slowing thus resulting in the falling of the yen.

Dollar falls versus yen as US Treasury curve flashes warning

The dollar rose against the euro as a much weaker-than-expected German manufacturing survey raised concerns that Europe's powerhouse economy may be slowing.

Tokyo stocks open higher helped by cheaper yen

Toshiyuki Kanayama, senior market analyst at Monex, says Japanese shares are seen rising at the start backed by rallies in US shares and a cheaper yen.

Tokyo stocks close down on strong yen

The dollar was trading at 109.30 yen in Asian afternoon trade, down from 109.48 yen in New York Friday afternoon.

Tokyo stocks close higher on US-China trade talks

US President Donald Trump is boasting that US-China trade negotiations were going "very well" as Tokyo stocks closed higher on Wednesday.

Dollar rises on firmer US yields; yuan struggles

While the dollar has struggled to extend gains against the euro and the sterling in recent days, it has strengthened against its emerging market counterparts and pinned the Chinese yuan to a two-month low.

Dollar on defensive; yen, Swiss franc firm on Saudi, Brexit tensions

An impasse over Brexit talks and global trade tensions have added to the cocktail of negative factors that battered global stocks.

Nikkei hits near 8-mth high, Topix also jumps; insurers rally after...

Analysts said the strong dollar-yen environment is also serving as a tailwind to Japanese exporters, though some think it is too early to be optimistic that long-only investors are investing in Japan.

Tokyo stocks open lower on higher yen

The benchmark Nikkei index fell 129.42 points in early trade while the broader Topix index was down 7.38 points.

Asian markets bruised by Trump’s trade war threats

Many emerging market currencies were also frail after Argentina's peso sank on Thursday despite the central bank's interest rate hike.

Hedge funds short Yen poised for pain as techs signal strength

The yen has bucked the greenback’s advance in recent weeks as a Turkey-induced selloff across emerging markets spurs concern of a broader crisis.

Honda raises full-year forecast on SUV demand, boost from Yen

Rising demand for SUVs such as the RDX and Pilot in the US is making up for declining sedan sales and helping Honda spend less on incentives to lure buyers.

Thailand, Japan sign “enhanced” bilateral currency swap pact

The arrangement already enables Thailand and Japan to swap their local currencies for the US dollar.

Yen loan from Japan will help reduce country’s debt, says Dr...

The prime minister says the government will only borrow yen to the value of the US dollar or ringgit debt.

Asian stocks rally after Fed; dollar holds advance

Earnings and US monetary policy have become the main drivers of market sentiment this week.

Dollar, yuan recoil as US-China trade row heats up, yen gains

The US dollar's value increased in relation to the yuan, but decreased in relation to the yen and Swiss franc.

Malaysia mohon pinjaman dari Jepun untuk bayar hutang

Dr Mahathir berkata, situasi kewangan negara dan hutang besar boleh ditangani dengan adanya pinjaman mudah pada kadar faedah murah daripada Tokyo.

BOJ buys record US$7.8 billion of Japanese ETFs in March to...

The BOJ has bought 1.9 trillion yen in ETFs in January-March, about 30% of its annual purchase goal, according to data it released on March 30.

Dollar hits 16-month lows vs yen as trade, political woes take...

The US currency had traded at 104.835 yen after falling to 104.560, its weakest since November 2016.

Japan books trade surplus with US

Japan's surplus with the United States has edged up 3.4% on increased exports in automobiles.

Zero yen: Japanese cryptocurrency exchange briefly trips up trade

The incident comes after hackers stole US$530 million in digital money from Coincheck last month.

Japan books first trade deficit in eight months

They logged a trade deficit in January, the first negative figure in eight months, as imports of fossil fuel overwhelmed the revenue from exports.