Because of rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the dollar drops against the yen

However, due to sharply divergent monetary policies of the US and Japan, the dollar will finish the week with gains against the Japanese currency. The index of the dollar against a basket of major currencies fell 0.3 percent to 8.34 GMT, making 92,004 points. Over the week the us currency rose 0.2 percent and continues to stay above the minimum of 2.5 years at the level 91,011 points, marked on 8 September.