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Aussie Lifts, Yen Slips, Central Banks Are Busy

Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 7:51 AM ET
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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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