[TOKYO] Japanese purchases of overseas debt last week surged to a record high, in what investors say is likely a coordinated effort by government pension funds to stem a massive rally in the yen...

[TOKYO] A senior official from Japan's Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday that volatility remained high in the foreign exchange market and rapid yen swings - whether up or down - were...

[TOKYO] Japan is closely monitoring market moves after stocks plunged and yen soared versus dollar amid concerns on the coronavirus outbreak, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said.

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THE Japanese yen fell to a 10-month low on Thursday, extending its previous day's slide that saw the currency breach a key technical level against a broadly strengthening US dollar.

[SYDNEY] The Japanese yen led other safe-haven assets higher on Friday after air strikes on Baghdad airport killed a senior Iranian military official, stoking tensions in the Middle East and...

[TOKYO] Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday he was monitoring currency moves "with a sense of urgency" after a recent spike in the yen, using a phrase suggesting policymakers'...

[TOKYO] Japan's finance minister Taro Aso warned on Friday against recent yen gains and highlighted the importance of exchange rate stability, after a surge in the Japanese currency threatened to...

THE yen brushed a more than four-month high against the US dollar on Monday as US President Donald Trump's hard stance on trade broadened to countries beyond China, forcing investors to safe-haven...

[TOKYO] The US dollar edged back from a six-week low against the yen early on Monday, as a degree of calm returned to the market gripped by fears of a recession in the United States.

CURRENCY markets were greeted with a sudden spike in volatility early in Thursday's Asian session as investors grew more risk averse amid the slowdown in global growth....