4 days ago
Toyota, Honda and Nissan receive roughly $2,000 more for each vehicle sold when the yen depreciates from 78 to 100 yen per dollar, according to an analysis by Morgan Stanley.
7 days ago
President Carlos Ghosn welcomed the yen's recent decline to what he called "neutral" levels for the Japanese automaker's profitability, but said Tuesday it must drop further to be "normal."
12 days ago
Sony Corp. is back in the black for the fiscal fourth quarter, recording a 93.9 billion yen ($948 million) profit, with big help from a weaker yen that boosts overseas earnings.
13 days ago
A recent plunge in the yen, brought about by the economic and monetary policies of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who took office late last year, is a boon for Japanese exporters such as Toyota.
21 days ago
The government said some export orders for high-tech goods shifted to Japan because of the weaker yen.
85 days ago
Those expectations have lifted share prices and spurred a further decline in the value of the yen, which has weakened by about 20 percent against the U.S. dollar since last fall.
92 days ago
Japan's benchmark stock index jumped Monday after Group of 20 finance officials avoided directly criticizing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's new government for trying to force down the yen.
95 days ago
Though leading Japanese officials have voiced a desire for a lower yen as a way to boost exports, they insist they're not intervening in the markets directly to lower the yen.
97 days ago
The Japanese yen gained strength against the dollar Tuesday, after the Group of Seven countries said that volatile currency movements could hurt the global economy.
98 days ago
A weaker yen is partly behind Japan's higher growth forecasts and the stock market in Tokyo is booming because investors expect corporate earnings to swell.Q: Is there any upside for South Korea?
98 days ago
Tokyo's Nikkei 225 led Asian stocks higher Tuesday as the yen weakened after a possible candidate for Bank of Japan governor voiced support for easier monetary policy.
99 days ago
The dollar is advancing against the yen as the Japanese currency continues to weaken on speculation that Japan's new government will seek to boost its economy by providing more stimulus.
104 days ago
The Japanese yen was trading at 93.76 yen per U.S. dollar, its lowest level in almost three years after BOJ Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa announced he will step down three weeks early for logistical...
109 days ago
The dollar has strengthened about 14 percent against the yen in the past three months on expectations a new government would relax monetary policy to boost the nation's moribund economy.
109 days ago
Japanese electronics maker Panasonic Corp. returned to the black last quarter as cost cuts and a weaker yen offset sliding sales.
113 days ago
Japan's government has raised its growth forecast, predicting the economy will expand 2.5 percent in the coming fiscal year, thanks to a weakening yen and improved global demand for exports.
118 days ago
The dollar is falling against the yen after the Bank of Japan set a 2 percent inflation target and said it planned to buy bonds next year to keep interest rates low.
125 days ago
Its leader, Shinzo Abe, has been lobbying the central bank for aggressive action to end Japan's years of deflation and has announced a 20 trillion yen ($225 billion) economic stimulus package.
126 days ago
In announcing a 20 trillion yen ($225 billion) economic stimulus package last Friday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reiterated his calls for the central bank to do more to boost growth.
145 days ago
The dollar hit a two-year high against the yen on expectations that Japan's new government will lower interest rates to boost the economy, weakening the yen.
145 days ago
The dollar hit a two-year high against the yen as a new government prepares to assume leadership in Japan.
147 days ago
The dollar traded at a 20-month high of 84.95 yen overnight in New York after incoming Prime Minister Shinzo Abe turned up the pressure on the Bank of Japan to adopt a 2 percent inflation target.
155 days ago
The dollar hit a 20-month high against the yen after Japan elected a new prime minister over the weekend.