Aussie Lifts, Yen Slips, Central Banks Are Busy
Strong demand at a Spanish bond auction sent the euro higher ahead of the European Central Bank's interest rate decision. [CNBC]
The yen fell to a 2 1/2 year low against the dollar on growing expectations that the Bank of Japan will inject new stimulus measures. [CNBC]
Awaiting the European Central Bank's interest rate decision, the dollar was slightly higher. [RTT]
A big jump in China's trade surplus lifted the Australian dollar. [WSJ]
China's trade surplus lifted the New Zealand dollar, even in the face of a larger than expected New Zealand trade deficit.
Facing a dismal economic outlook, the Bank of England left interest rates at a record low. [NYT]
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