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  • *Yen gains after N.Korea says considering strike on Guam. North Korea said on Wednesday it is "carefully examining" plans for a missile strike on the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, just hours after U.S.

  • David Forrester of Credit Agricole says he's expecting an above consensus number for U.S. core inflation which could be good news for the U.S. currency.

  • *Yen gains after N.Korea says considering strike on Guam. North Korea said on Wednesday it is "carefully examining" plans for a missile strike on the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, just hours after U.S.

  • *Yen gains after N.Korea says considering strike on Guam. North Korea said on Wednesday it is "carefully examining" plans for a missile strike on the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, just hours after U.S.

  • TOKYO, Aug 9- The yen firmed slightly against the dollar early on Wednesday after North Korea said it is considering plans for a missile strike on the U.S. The strike plan would be put into practice at any moment once leader Kim Jong Un makes a decision, a spokesman for the Korean People's Army said in a statement carried by the North's state-run KCNA news agency.

  • TOKYO, Aug 7- The dollar held the bulk of its gains on Monday after an upbeat U.S. jobs report lifted it off 15- month lows, with data lined up this week seen as key to whether the greenback's rebound could be sustained in the longer term. The dollar, which briefly sank below 110.00 yen to a seven-week low last week, was steady at 110.695 yen after going as high as 111.050 on...

  • *Dollar wallows near 2-1/ 2- yr low vs euro, 7- week trough vs yen. LONDON, Aug 4- The dollar struggled near its lowest since May 2016 against a basket of currencies on Friday in the wake of weak U.S. data, as traders awaited the key non-farm payrolls report due later in the session for potential relief. The ailing greenback has come under pressure this week from fresh...

  • *Assumes avg U.S. dollar rate of 110 yen for yr vs 105 earlier. The world's No. 2 automaker said it now expects full-year operating profit of 1.85 trillion yen, up from a previous forecast of 1.6 trillion yen but down from 1.99 trillion yen last year. Toyota said it is assuming an average U.S. dollar rate of 110 yen and euro rate of 124 yen for the year, compared to earlier...

  • How to play Japan, according to one JPMAM strategist

    David Stubbs, global markets strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, discusses investing in Japan.

  • *Asia ex- Japan rises, Nikkei down on yen strength. SINGAPORE, Aug 4- Asian stocks inched up on Friday after a technology-led drop on Wall Street, with gains kept in check by investors' reluctance to stake out fresh positions ahead of U.S. jobs data later in the global day. European markets look set for an underwhelming start, with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets...

  • *Asia ex- Japan rises, Nikkei down on yen strength. SINGAPORE, Aug 4- Asian stocks inched up on Friday after a technology-led drop on Wall Street, while U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.2 percent, although gains were kept in check by the reluctance of many investors to stake out fresh positions ahead of U.S. job data later in the...

  • TOKYO, Aug 4- The dollar struggled near a 2-1/ 2- year low against the euro and a seven-week trough versus the yen on Friday in the wake of weak U.S. data, awaiting the closely watched non-farm jobs report later in the session for potential relief. Data from the U.S. Institute of Supply Management showed its manufacturing index fell more than expected, while it was...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- The dollar fell against the yen, euro and Swiss franc on Thursday after weaker-than-expected U.S. services sector data worried investors ahead of jobs data and stoked doubts that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates again in 2017.. A report from the Institute for Supply Management showed its non-manufacturing index fell to 53.9 last...

  • How to play Japan rather than buying the Nikkei

    Morgan Stanley Chief Cross-Asset Strategist Andrew Sheets discusses investing in Japan.

  • An employee of a bank counts US dollar notes.

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on what's next for the dollar index as it hits new lows.

  • *Honda revises USD/JPY rate to 107 yen vs pvs f'cast 105 yen. Japan's No.3 automaker, however, continues to struggle in its largest market, North America, that accounts for a third of its sales- where sedans, including Honda's top sellers the Accord and the Civic, have fallen out of fashion as drivers opt for bigger models including SUVs. Honda's sales in North America...

  • *Honda revises USD/JPY rate to 107 yen vs pvs f'cast 105 yen. Japan's No.3 automaker, however, continues to struggle in its largest market, North America, that accounts for a third of its sales- where sedans, including Honda's top sellers the Accord and the Civic, have fallen out of fashion as drivers opt for bigger models including SUVs. Honda's sales in North America...

  • *Honda revises USD/JPY rate to 107 yen vs pvs f'cast 105 yen. Operating profit at Japan's No. 3 automaker came in at 269.2 billion yen in the April-June period, compared with 266.84 billion yen a year ago and above an average estimate of 230.43 billion from seven analysts polled by Thomson Reuters. Sales in Asia, including China- which the automaker expects will...

  • TOKYO, Aug 1- Honda Motor Co. posted a 0.9 percent rise in operating profit for the first quarter as strong Asian sales of cars and motorcycles helped offset a slide in North American demand, while a positive currency impact also aided the bottom line. Operating profit at Japan's No. 3 automaker came in at 269.2 billion yen in April-June, up from 266.84 billion yen a...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 1- The dollar skidded to a six-week low versus the yen on Tuesday, its outlook clouded by U.S. political turmoil and doubts over whether there will be another Federal Reserve rate hike this year. The dollar slipped to a low of 110.005 yen at one point, its lowest level since June 15. While the dollar could bounce back to levels around 111.50 yen if...